Legal Studies Latest News as of 3/16/23

March 16, 2023


1) Sign Up to Walk
2) Chancellor's Award
3) Percy Rsrch Award
4) Two Career Events
5) LSAT Prep Course
6) Litigation Fllwshp
7) SLC Book Club

1) Sign Up to Walk
Sign Up to Walk

The DEADLINE to walk in the Legal Studies Commencement 
and get two FREE tickets is Sunday, April 9th.
(Grads do not need a ticket, just wear your cap and gown.)
EVEN IF YOU AREN'T WALKING, please fill out the form.
We use the answers you give to evaluate the major. Thank you!!!
(A link to purchase tickets will be sent out on a later date.)

2) Chancellor's Award
Chancellor's Award
Legal Studies major Kevin McCarthy has won the 2022-2023 Chancellor's Award for Public Service, Mather Good Citizen Award. (The winners were just contacted on Monday, so the website hasn't been updated yet.)
The award ceremony is on Tuesday, May 2nd at 3:30 in Alumni House.
Congratulations Kevin!!! 
3) Percy Rsrch Award
Percy Rsrch Award

Legal Studies majors Sanjana Manjeshwar '23 and Eva Polovina '25 have won the 
Congratulations Sanjana!!! 
Congratulations Eva!!!  
I also want to mention (because I'm afraid I didn't announce this before, but it is on the website) that Gracielle Li '23 won this award back in 2021! Congratulations Gracielle!!!  
You can find Awards and Honors on our website here.
Please, if any of you Legal Studies majors are honored in the future, send me the information so we can properly celebrate your accomplishments!


4) Two Career Events

Two Career Events

Social Impact Careers Overview

Tuesday, April 4th | 4:00 - 5:00 PM | Virtual

In this program you will gain clarity on next steps to support you in finding a career in social impact in both the private and public sectors. We will focus on resources and strategies to help you identify your career values, fields that may be a good fit for you, and ways to gain professional experience.

Click here to register

Wednesday, April 12 at 3:00-4:00 PM | Career Center

Understand how to create a 30-60-90 day plan for a new role and navigate interpersonal relationships at work. 

5) LSAT Prep Course
LSAT Prep Course

Interested in going to LAW school, but can't afford (or don't want) to pay $1200+ for LSAT prep classes?  There will be another set of low-cost, high quality, LSAT prep courses offered LIVE online this spring. These courses are open to Cal students and alum. You can apply for the LIVE courses (and see testimonials, etc.) at It takes just 45 seconds to apply.

Fast Facts:

-Campus Prep has a reputation for helping students get great point gains for little cost. We have run the low-cost LSAT prep courses atUCLA, UWand other schools for the past 10 years. 

-We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

It takes just 45 seconds to apply for the course.

We are able to offer these courses for so much cheaper than any similar courses because of our partnerships with law schools, departments, and student groups. We do not need to pay for advertising, and so we can pass the savings to you.

$285 LSAT Course

The live online course preps you for the summer test dates. The comprehensive, 27-hour, live course includes 3 practice exams and costs $285 ($235 if you qualify for financial aid from us).

Payment plans are available

The course is taught by a high-scoring, expert instructor. Students who complete the course often get 9-point gains on the LSAT. 


Live Online LSAT
Mondays 6-8:30pm Pacific
4/12, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/15, 5/22, 6/5

Proctored (practice) exams: TBD
Live Online LSAT
Tuesdays 5:00-7:30pm Pacific
4/13, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/16, 5/23, 6/6

Proctored (practice) exams: TBD

Live Online LSAT
Wednesdays 3-5pm Pacific
4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7

Proctored (practice) exams: TBD

"The same caliber as traditional prep courses, but it comes at a cheaper cost."

-Kristine Jackson, Dean of Admissions at CU Boulder LawYou can try out the courseby having until midnight on the day of the first class session to receive a full refund for any reason. 

Apply ASAP for the LSAT course at, as there will likely be more applications than there are spaces available. Email questions to

Matt Cucharo  Program Director, Campus Prep 877-805-2521
6) Litigation Fllwshp
Litigation Fllwshp
Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos is looking for a recent college graduate who desires to spend a year working in a law firm before attending law school to serve as a Litigation Fellow in our Los Angeles office.
Litigation Fellowship 2023-2024

Our firm’s philosophy as trial lawyers and class action litigators is to provide comprehensive and aggressive legal
services in a cost-effective and efficient manner. The firm’s goal is to truly understand our clients’ personal and economic needs in order to obtain the best possible settlement and, if necessary, optimize our recovery at trial. Our trial and litigation practice has garnered over a billion dollars for our clients in class and mass actions, personal injury, employment, consumer protection and many other matters.

Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos is looking for a recent college graduate who desires to spend a year working in a law firm before attending law school to serve as a Litigation Fellow in our Los Angeles office.

This year-long fellowship provides aspiring attorneys with hands-on experience in the legal field that will set them
ahead of their peers for applying to and attending law school. Our Litigation Fellow will have the opportunity to work closely with attorneys on complex litigation matters, provide support, and directly contribute to the success of our cases. The Fellow will actively participate in the development of various cases on a broad range of issues.

• Assist with various matters and provide support to attorneys during all processes of litigation,
including trial and settlement
• Work closely with attorneys on complex cases, including mass torts and class actions
• Produce materials to be used in trial, including deposition summaries, expert witness folders,
document production, exhibits, etc.
• Conduct review and analysis on discovery, medical records and billing, relevant case law and other documents as assigned
• Conduct legal research and prepare fact sheets for complex litigation matters and potential claims as assigned
• Handle correspondence with clients and co-counsel
• B.A./B.S. in any field
• Interest in the legal field; specifically, litigation and trial law
• Interest in attending law school following completion of fellowship

Desired Start Date: Mid-May 2023

ASWT, Los Angeles Office (6701 Center Drive West Suite 1400, Los Angeles, CA 90045)

To apply, please send your resume to Maricela Venegas at by no later than Friday, April 7th.

7) SLC Book Club
SLC Book Club

The SLC Language Exchange Program is thrilled to announce the launch of our Spring 2023 LEP Global Book Club!

Our featured read is The Beadworkers by Beth Piatote. In her debut collection, Piatote incorporates the history, aesthetics, and language of her Nez Perce background to provide a rich and complex picture of modern Native American life. We would greatly appreciate your support in sharing our flyer with your campus networks. Students can also learn more about the LEP Global Book Club at

In addition, we would also like to invite you to read along with us and then join us on Thursday, May 4th, from 12-1:30PM for a special LEP Global Book Club conversation with Beth Piatote. Further details and the RSVP will be shared in the coming weeks.


SLC Language Exchange Program