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Law Magnet students are the future leaders of our community. The program's faculty and Advisory Board are committed to sharing our training, experience, and education with these students to make the world a better place.

Pat Ahle, Program Director


YOUR 4-YEAR PLAN

The Law Magnet Program curriculum as well as the textbooks and instructional methods are similar to what students will experience in law school. Download the sample 4-year plan below.


VIEW SAMPLE PLAN

CONTACT

Pat Ahle
Program Director
pahle@jserra.org
949.493.9307 Ext. 5077

Law

Founded in the fall of 2012, JSerra's Law Magnet Program introduces students to the field of law and helps prepare them for the rigors of law school. Comprised of a combination of academic classes and clinical practice, the program emphasizes the ethical role lawyers play in society to ensure the rule of law is maintained and to help ensure justice is served when conflicts arise.

This four-year program focuses on developing students' written, verbal, and analytical skills. Students who successfully complete the program receive special recognition on their diplomas and wear law chords at graduation.

Courses with Real-World Experience

The core law courses are modeled after actual law school courses and taught by an adjunct law school professor from the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University as well as by licensed attorneys.

Law Magnet students learn how to raise and defend an argument; develop their analytical thinking, reasoning, and speaking skills; and write many different types of legal briefs/memoranda. In short, students will have a solid understanding of what preparation for a legal career entails.

COLLEGE CREDIT AND REAL ESTATE LICENSE

Additionally, Law Magnet students will have completed one of three classes necessary to sit for the California Real Estate License exam, and receive college credit for the same class. Students could complete the other courses at Saddleback College online, take and pass the exam, and become licensed agents as early as the age of 18. Holding such a license at this age would enhance their later law school applications and also provide a potential source of funds to help assist parents in paying for college expenses. Law Magnet students will also receive college credits for their senior year Business/Contract Law class through Saddleback college.

SOCIALIZE WITH PEERS

Finally, students in the program will have fun! The Mock Trial program develops camaraderie and helps students forge friendships with their Law Magnet schoolmates. The program also has social activities throughout the school year that will lead to students' having fond memories of their experiences in the program

2017 College Acceptances

American University
Baylor
Boston University
Catholic University of America
Chapman
Drexel
Fordham
George Washington
Gonzaga
Loyola Marymount
Northwestern
Notre Dame
Occidental
Pepperdine
Seton Hall
UC Berkeley
UC Irvine
UCLA
UC Santa Barbara
USC
University of San Diego
Wake Forest


I am so thankful to be a part of this program not just because it has navigated me in the right direction, but also because the memories and the friendships that this program has brought me will never be forgotten.
Samantha '19

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