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We consistently place our graduates in top-tier jobs.

We provide an intimate, interdisciplinary learning environment within a dynamic campus.

Our faculty are world-renowned scholars and experts.

Our influential alumni network includes 10,000 professionals around the world.

Los Angeles is home to one of the nation's top legal markets and busiest court systems.

Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio fosters strong bonds with classmates and professors.

3.76

MEDIAN GPA

2016 JD Class

165

MEDIAN LSAT

2016 JD Class

88%

CA BAR PASSAGE RATE

#2 in the State

94%

EMPLOYED 10 MONTHS AFTER GRADUATION

2015 JD Class

36

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

2015-2016 LLM Class

Recent News

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USC Gould Graduates Celebrate Passing the Bar

December 8, 2017

New lawyers take their oath after passing the nation’s most difficult bar exam

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Start with “Yes”

November 27, 2017

During “Conversation with the Dean,” alumnus Paul Richardson (JD1990) shares career insights

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Saks Institute Holds Discussion on Involuntary Commitment

November 22, 2017

Judge Jim Bianco ’87 discusses mental health court

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USC Gould Hosts Tax Symposium

November 10, 2017

Experts with Tax Analysts, the American Bar Foundation and USC discuss tax reform

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Showing Up for Veterans

November 10, 2017

Gould students and alumni team up to offer legal assistance to former military personnel

Spotlight

Meet Our New Scholars

In the latest issue of the USC Law Magazine, we introduce the three prominent faculty joining USC Gould this academic year: Orin Kerr, Michael Simkovic and Franita Tolson. We also focus on faculty members Tom Lyon and Susan Seager, as well as four Trojan lawyers working in entertainment law.

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