About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
Learn about our rigorous and interdisciplinary curriculum, our invaluable experiential learning opportunities, and the breadth and depth of our specialized areas of concentration and certificate offerings.
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Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Alumni and Giving
The global Trojan network of more than 10,000 law alumni and donors include recognized leaders in numerous fields who are deeply committed to supporting student and law school success.
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Law Students Get to Know Future Employers
Monday, Jul 17, 2017
|Aaron Lewis and KeAndra Barlow represented Covington & Burling, and got to know students from USC Gould.|
|Ian Yanniello, Nora Salem (JD 2015) and Kate Ikehara (JD 2016) shared pertinent information about their firm, O'Melveny & Myers.|
|Dean of Career Services Betsy Armour (left) led a pre-panel with Adam Paris, David Niemeyer (JD 2011), Cherie Conrad Beffa, Vanessa Foltyn Roman (JD 2011) and Kimberley David (JD 2013).|
• Be prepared to talk about every item on your resume, including your personal interests;
• Be yourself…mostly (i.e., be professional);
• Keep your thank you notes short and relevant to your conversation; make sure you proofread them before sending;
• Attend the receptions that firms host as they can be a good opportunity to get to know the personality of each institution.
• Don’t be negative. Be positive.
USC Law Launches Online Human Resources Certificate
June 7, 2018
New online certificate will help professionals advance in the field.
Washington Post Publisher Challenges and Inspires
May 17, 2018
Gould alum Fred Ryan urges new lawyers to keep pace with “disruptive change”
Standout Ceremony for LLM Commencement
May 17, 2018
Representing 46 countries, Class of 2018 is Gould's most diverse ever