November 8, 2006
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December 15, 2006
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December 5, 2008
Costa Mesa-based Whittier Law School is celebrating news that more of its students passed the California State Bar Exam on a first try than ever before. The school’s 84.3% passage rate in July’s exam beat the statewide average of 61.7%, and may end up the highest in the county this year. The school’s pass rates have been rising for the last few years. Those graduates were sworn in Tuesday at a ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Irvine. “We are delighted that our graduates have made such an achievement,” the school’s dean, Neil Cogan said.
July 1, 2002
COSTA MESA - Noted sports attorney Leigh Steinberg will speak on his life, career and best-selling book, "Winning With Integrity: Getting What You're Worth Without Selling Your Soul," Monday at 7 p.m. in Classroom 7 at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa. Steinberg has 25 years of sports business experience and is the founding partner of Steinberg & Moorad, a law firm representing more than 150 high-profile professional athletes. He is also the chairman and CEO of Assante Enterprises, a multi-billion-dollar Canadian wealth management firm that handles financial matters for clients such as Tom Cruise and David Letterman.
February 12, 2009
Whittier Law School officials have announced that a family law expert with experience in Latin America has been chosen as the school’s new dean. University of Denver law professor Penelope Bryan will take over as dean July 1 at the Costa Mesa-based school, following a national search that began in September. A search committee reviewed about 100 applications before winnowing them down and selecting Bryan, said Keith Rodenhuis, president of the school’s alumni association in Orange County and the Orange County deputy treasurer.
September 10, 2012
Groups around Newport-Mesa will commemorate the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks Tuesday. Below is a listing of events. * Whittier students fly flags Students from Whittier Law School, 3333 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, will decorate the school's lawns with hundreds of American flags. "This tribute allows the diverse Whittier Law School community to come together, to remember the lives that were lost, and show our gratitude for the heroes who risked everything to help," David Saetang, president of the Student Bar Assn., which organized the tribute, said in a prepared statement.
February 18, 2000
1. GOING GLOBAL Borders Books, Music and Cafe hosts "Youth for Understanding Night" from 7 to 9 p.m. this evening. Youth for Understanding, a group that encourages international student exchange programs, will provide information on becoming an exchange student. The store is at 3333 Bear St., Costa Mesa. For more information, call (714) 432-7854. 2. FLOWER POWER Sherman Library & Gardens will host a program titled "Spring Blooming Oxalis" at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
March 11, 2001
The California Adoption Symposium will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 24 at Whittier Law School, 3333 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa. The conference is aimed at providing information as well as dispelling myths for attorneys, social workers, mental health professionals and prospective adoptive parents. Current trends and issues as well as parental rights will also be discussed. Cost is $95 for adoption service providers and the public and $180 for attorneys and paralegals until March 16. After the 16th, prices go up to $210 for paralegals and attorneys and $110 for others.