No Bachelors Degree – No Problem

By | Legal News | No Comments

Many people do not realize that under a special California state law, Monterey College of Law and San Luis Obispo College of Law are allowed to consider applicants to both the JD and MLS programs who have successfully completed at least 60 units of undergraduate studies. This means that potential applicants are not required to have fully completed a Bachelors…

Read More

Closing the “Justice Gap”

By | Legal News | No Comments

There is increasing concern that the escalating cost of traditional legal education is playing a major role in widening the “justice gap” in many communities. This “gap” is created, in part, because new graduates complete traditional ABA law schools with hundreds of thousands of dollars in student debt. They simply cannot afford to practice law in small communities, public sector…

Read More

Why legal education needs to take a different direction

By | Legal News | No Comments

Simply put, the traditional ABA legal education model is no longer working for many students and communities. As a community-based, California Accredited Law School (CALS), our Monterey College of Law and San Luis Obispo College of Law programs are based on a model that we believe reflects the future of American legal education. Our program offers small classes taught by…

Read More

Los Angeles Daily Journal Article featuring MCL

By | Legal News | No Comments

Los Angeles Daily Journal Friday, September 23, 2016 Law schools, veterans to benefit from new law By Lyle Moran Daily Journal Staff Writer Veterans will again be allowed to use GI Bill benefits at law schools in California accredited by the State Bar as a result of legislation signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday. The legislation, SB 1059,…

Read More

Restraining Order Workshop

By | Workshops | No Comments
Mondays @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | $10 The collections workshop is open to the public and held on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Monterey College of Law’s Community Justice Center, and requires a $10 materials fee. During the workshop, law students, under the supervision of a supervising attorney, help members of the public obtain civil...
Read More

Collections Workshop

By | Workshops | No Comments
Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | $10 The collections workshop is open to the public and held on Mondays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Monterey College of Law’s Community Justice Center, and requires a $10 materials fee. During the workshop, law students under the supervision of a supervising attorney, will explain how to collect your money...
Read More

MCL Graduates Exceed State-wide Pass Rate on February 2015 Bar Exam

By | featured, News | No Comments
The State Bar of California's Committee of Bar Examiners reported today that Monterey College of Law’s first-time takers exceeded the statewide pass rate for all first-time takers and the pass rates for first-time takers from both the ABA and California Accredited Law School groups. MCL graduates who passed the February 2015 Bar Examination are Vanessa Bonifacio Redula, Matthew Gifford, Daniel...
Read More

Questions? Call (831) 582-4000