Cal Northern School of Law

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Cal Northern School of Law
Cal northern logo.png
Established 1992[1]
School type Private
Dean Sandra L. Brooks
Location Chico, CA, US
39°46′28″N 121°50′21″W / 39.77444°N 121.83917°W / 39.77444; -121.83917Coordinates: 39°46′28″N 121°50′21″W / 39.77444°N 121.83917°W / 39.77444; -121.83917
Enrollment 60[2]
Faculty 20 (Full-time and adjunct)
Bar pass rate 57% (4/7) (July 2011 1st time takers)[3]
Website www.calnorthern.edu

Cal Northern School of Law is a private law school located in Chico, California. It offers a four-year night program aimed at working adults in Northern California.

The school has been accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners[4] of the State Bar of California since 1992, but is not[5] accredited by the American Bar Association.

Cal Northern School of Law is the only California law school north of Sacramento. Students earn a J.D. (Doctor of Jurisprudence) law degree in four years of night study, which fulfills the educational requirements to take the California Bar Examination for admission to the State Bar of California.

Bar pass rates[edit]

Cal Northern School of Law graduates have achieved the following bar examination pass rates (for first time takers) for California Accredited Law Schools (CALS) in the last few years:[6]

  • July 2007 -- 67% (8 of 12)[7]
  • July 2008 -- 67% (4 of 6)[8]
  • July 2009 -- 54% (7 of 13)[9]
  • July 2010 -- 45% (5 of 11)[10]
  • July 2011 --57% (4 of 7)[11]
  • July 2012 -- 17% (1 of 6) [12]
  • July 2013 -- 57% (4 of 7)[13]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pursuitoflawdegree.com/california.htm
  2. ^ Cal Northern School of Law. The Princeton Review.
  3. ^ "General Statistics Report: July 2011 California Bar Examination". California State Bar. December 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ Law Schools in California Accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners (CBE). State Bar of California. April 10, 2010.
  5. ^ "ABA-Approved Law Schools by Year". ABA website. Retrieved April 1, 2011. 
  6. ^ State Bar of California Bar Examination Statistics
  7. ^ General Statistics Report July 2007 California Bar Examination
  8. ^ General Statistics Report July 2008 California Bar Examination
  9. ^ General Statistics Report July 2009 California Bar Examination
  10. ^ General Statistics Report July 2010 California Bar Examination
  11. ^ [1]
  12. ^ [2]
  13. ^ [3]

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