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ALUMNI CONNECTIONS AND CAREERS

Southwestern alumni live and work throughout

Southwestern’s academic programs and services provide students with the tools to achieve a successful legal career. Students are introduced to the Career Services Office in their first semester and subsequently participate in workshops on resume

the United States and 26 foreign countries. They include leaders in local and national elected office, founders of major and boutique law firms, general counsel of multinational corporations, and top public interest lawyers. They have served in such diverse positions as general counsel of Lionsgate Entertainment, president of the Mormon Church, members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the Los Angeles County District Attorney, CEO of the American Red Cross, and California State Treasurer.

writing and interviewing techniques, panel presentations on practice areas, mock interviews, on-campus interview programs and career days, and a host of other events as well as individualized career counseling and planning. On-campus interview programs have featured large law firms, such as O’Melveny & Myers, Sheppard Mullin, McKenna Long, and Sedgwick Detert; government entities, such as the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office and the Ventura County District Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles; and medium and small law firms, such as Lynberg & Watkins, Girardi Keese, Prindle Amaro, Wood Smith, and Bonne Bridges, to name a few. < Southwestern Graduates Around the World 12,000+ alumni

WA 124 OR 77

ID 21

NV 171 CA 9,992

ND 1

MT 12

WY 3 UT 44

AZ 123

CO 71

IA 8

OK 9

NM 26 TX 121

HI 53

Guam 6

WI 20

SD 1

KS 6

Puerto Rico 1

26 foreign countries

MO 22

AR 4 LA 10

IL 67

NY 190

MI 19 IN 10

OH 26 KY 7

TN 20 MS 1

AL 8

GA 38

PA 57 WV 1

VA 59 NC 41

SC 15

FL 149

AK 9

50 states + 2 territories

ME 8

MN 21

NE 9

ALUMNI

Attorney’s Office; public interest organizations, such as Bet Tzedek Legal Services and

MA 30 NH 7 VT 7 RI 8 CT 41 NJ 55 DE 4 MD 51 DC 30

Australia 2 Brazil 2 Canada 17 England 4 France 2 Germany 2 Greece 1 Hong Kong 4 Indonesia 1 Israel 2 Italy 1 Korea 3 Mexico 7 Netherlands 1

New Zealand 1 Nicaragua 1 Peoples’ Republic 2 of China Singapore 1 Slovak Republic 1 South Africa 1 Spain 1 Sweden 1 Taiwan 2 United Arab 1 Emirates Uruguay 1 Virgin Islands 3

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Catalog 2014  
Catalog 2014