• Welcome to CLP

    Welcome to CLP

    CLP serves low-income, vulnerable and sometimes homeless individuals by providing free legal advice, assistance navigating through complex social systems, and referrals to resources to build self-sufficiency and economic opportunity. Read more
  • Recognition

    Recognition

    CLP has been recognized both locally and nationally. The CA State Bar announced CWSL as a recipient of the President's Pro Bono Service Award, the State Bar's top recognition for pro bono service and the first award ever given to a law school. Read more
  • Partnership

    Partnership

    Founded in 2005, CLP is a collaboration between California Western School of Law and several other organizations, including UCSD School of Medicine’s Free Clinic, The Third Avenue Charitable Organization and many other organizations. Read more
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The Community Law Project (CLP) provides legal advice to low-income and indigent members of the local San Diego community, while developing a commitment to public service in California Western students.

CLP Mission

CLP Mission

The California Western Community Law Project works to provide sustainable and competent legal services to low-income and indigent members of the local community while advancing the profession of law. Read more
What is CLP?

What is CLP?

CLP is a law student-run project which provides pro bono legal services to low income people in the greater San Diego community. Read more
Who Does CLP Serve?

Who Does CLP Serve?

CLP’s client base includes individuals who are homeless, disabled, immigrants, or otherwise without access to legal services. Read more