About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
Participate in an unparalleled learning experience with diversity of people and thought. Get involved in the law school community and participate in activities that enhance your studies.
We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Each year, USC Gould academic programs and the Student Bar Association bestow distinguished awards to students and faculty for their exceptional abilities both in and out of the classroom. Congratulations to this year’s honorees.
William A. Rutter Distinguished Teaching Award
- Rebecca Brown, The Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law
Class of 2022 JD Awards
C. David Molina First Generation Professionals Program Student of the Year
- Ravneet Purewal
Dean Dorothy Nelson Commemorative Prize
- Sophia Maline
Mason C. Brown Award
- Matthew Palmquist
Miller-Johnson Equal Justice Prize
- Danielle Wilkins
Edward & Eleanor Shattuck Awards
- Harrison Park
- Rebecca “Beckie” Alch
- Tomi Johnson
- Steven Perkins
- Brooke Kopel
- Christopher Pineda
DEI Fellowship Awards
- Dimiana Saad
- Leilani Stacy
- Jonathan “Chief” Coleman
- Christopher Pineda
Class of 2022 Graduate & International Programs Awards
- Amanda Guimarães
- Lorenzo Rovini
2021-2022 Student Bar Association Faculty and Staff of the Year Awards
Congratulations to the Student Bar Association Awards winners!
Staff Member of the Year
- Dave Dinh, Assistant Director, Project Management
- Rachel Kronick Rothbart, Director, Career Services
- Linda Richardson, Associate Director, Career Services
Adjunct Professor of the Year
- Natalie Kouyoumdjian, Lecturer in Law
Faculty Member of the Year
- Michael Chasalow, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Small Business Clinic
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