The Whittier Experience


Whittier Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

ABA Accreditation

Whittier Law School was the first ABA accredited law school in Orange County. The American Bar Association granted provisional accreditation in 1978, and full accreditation in 1985.

Whittier Law School is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.

AALS Accreditation

Whittier Law School became a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) in 1987.

WASC Accreditation

Whittier College was first accredited in 1949, and Whittier Law School has been included in that accreditation process since joining Whittier College in 1975.

The Statement of Accreditation Status can be seen here.