Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Externship Placements

Current Students may find detailed information on placements and openings on MySouthwestern (log-in required).

Below is a sampling of the many placements available to students through the Externship Program.


  • California Court of Appeal
  • California Superior Court
  • California Supreme Court (San Francisco)
  • United States Bankruptcy Court
  • United States Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court
  • Workers' Compensation Appeals Board


  • California Attorney General
  • City Attorney's Office
  • District Attorney's Office
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Federal Public Defender
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • Public Defender's Office
  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • United States Attorney's Office
  • United States Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement


  • BET Networks
  • CBS Corporation
  • Concord Music Group
  • Funny or Die
  • Hyde Park Entertainment
  • Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM)
  • Miramax
  • Motion Picture Association of America
  • PBS
  • Rhino Entertainment
  • RKO Pictures
  • Screen Actors Guild-AFTRA (SAG-AFTRA)
  • Spike TV/MTV Networks
  • Turner Entertainment
  • Warner Music Group


  • AARP
  • Caesars Entertainment Corp.
  • Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Guidance Software
  • Sparks Network
  • Sunrider International
  • Ticketmaster


  • ACLU of Southern California
  • Alliance for Children's Rights
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice
  • BASTA, Inc.
  • Bet Tzedek Legal Services 
  • California Rural Legal Assistance
  • California Women's Law Center
  • Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)
  • Children's Law Center of Los Angeles
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • Disability Rights Legal Center
  • El Rescate Legal Services
  • Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
  • Inner City Law Center
  • LA Center for Law and Justice
  • LA LGBT Center
  • Learning Rights Law Center
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
  • Legal Aid Society of Orange County
  • Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Legal Assistance Project
  • Mental Health Advocacy Services
  • National Health Law Program
  • Neighborhood Legal Service
  • Public Counsel 
  • Public Law Center of Orange County