Orange County is located between Los Angeles and San Diego in the state of California. This upscale, cosmopolitan area is known for its scenic beaches, financial strength, diverse population, and natural beauty. The city of Costa Mesa, home to Whittier Law School, is in the heart of Orange County, a few blocks from the 405 freeway. Within 10 minutes are Newport Beach and Irvine, both cities ranked as one of the Top 20 “Best Cities for Young Attorneys” by National Jurist magazine.