California Law Schools - Profiles and Law School Ratings

Published October 2006, last updated April 2010

California law schools are amongst the finest in the nation. Great California law schools include the four renowned University of California law schools located at Berkeley (Boalt Hall), UCLA, Davis (King Hall), and Hastings. World class Stanford Law School and prestigious USC Law School complete the list of California's best law schools.

While not as renowned, California law schools that are on the rise and amongst the top 100 law schools in the nation include the University of San Diego, Loyola Law School, Santa Clara University Law School, and the University of San Francisco Law School. Click on any of the links below to read detailed law school profiles.

Calfornia Law School Ratings:

1. Stanford Law School
2. U.C. Berkeley - Boalt Hall
3. UCLA Law School
4. USC Law School
5. U. California Davis Law School (King Hall)
6. U. California Hastings Law School
7. U. of San Diego Law School
8. Loyola Law School
9. Santa Clara Law School
10. U. of San Francisco
11. Pepperdine Law School
12. U. of the Pacific (McGeorge)
13. Southwestern U. Law School
14. Chapman U. Law School
15. Whittier U. Law School
16. Golden Gate U. Law School
17. California Western Law School
18. Thomas Jefferson Law School