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Academic Calendar - 2013

January 1 New Years Day (School Offices Closed)
January 5 Last Day of September 2012 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
January 7 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
January 9 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
January 15 January 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
January 15 Final Filing Deadline for February 2013 California Bar Exam (GBX)
January 16 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
January 21 Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (School Offices Closed)
February 4 Last Day of October 2012 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
February 6 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
February 13 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
February 15   February 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
February 18 President's Day (School Offices Closed)
February 26, 27 & 28 February 2013 California Bar Exam (GBX)
March 1 *   Applications Available for June 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
March 1 *  Applications Available for July 2013 California Bar Exam (GBX)
March 6   Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
March 7   Last Day of November 2012 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
March 13   March 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
March 13   Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
April 1 *  Timely Filing Date for June 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
April 1 *   Timely Filing Date for June 2013 California Bar Exam (GBX)
April 1 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
April 6   Last Day of December 2012 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
April 10 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
April 15 April 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
April 17   Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
May 1   Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
May 8 Official start date for 2nd & 3rd Year JD Students
•   Civil Procedure
•   Constitutional Law
•   Property
•   Professional Responsibility
May 7 Last Day of January 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
May 8 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
May 14 *   Final Filing Deadline for June 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
May 15  May 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Programs)
May 20 Official start date for 4th Year JD Students
•   Electives
•   Wills and Trusts
•   Remedies
•   Advanced Legal Reasoning
•   Professional Responsibility
•   Uniform Commercial Code
May 27 Memorial Day (School Offices Closed)
June 5 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
June 7 Last Day of February 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
June 12 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
June 15 June 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
June 17 * Final Filing for July 2013 California Bar Exam (GBX)
June 25 * June 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
June 28 All Diploma requests for June order must be received
July 1 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
July 2 * Applications Available for October 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
July 4 Independence Day (School Offices Closed)
July 5 Last Day of March 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
July 10   Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
July 15 July 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
July 17 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
July 30, 31 & Aug 1st * July 2013 California Bar Exam (GBX)
August 5 * Timely Filing Date for October 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
August 5  Last Day of April 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
August 7  Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
August 14  Electronic Classroom - Advanced years Juris Doctor Programs
August 15  August 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
September 2 Labor Day (School Offices Closed)
September 9 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
September 4 Last Day of May 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
September 4 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
September 11 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
September 13 * Final Filing Deadline for October 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
September 15 Last Day of May 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
September 17 Constitution Day Program
October 2  Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
October 5  Last Day of June 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
October 9   Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
October 15   October 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Programs)
October 21 Official start date for 2nd & 3rd Year JD Students
•   Business Organizations
•   Community Property
•   Evidence
•   Criminal Procedure
October 22 *   October 2013 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
November 1 * Timely Filing Date for February 2014 California Bar Exam (GBX)
November 4  Last Day of July 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
November 6  Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
November 13  Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Programs
November 15  November 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
November 28 & 29 Thanksgiving Holidays (School Offices Closed)
December 9 Official start date for 4th Year JD Students
•   Electives
•   Advanced Legal Reasoning
•   Wills and Trusts
•   Remedies
•   Professional Responsibility
•   Uniform Commercial Code
December 4 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
December 5 Last Day of August 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
December 11 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
December 15 December 2013 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Programs)
December 24 & 25 Christmas Eve & Christmas Day (School Offices Closed)
December 31 All Diploma requests for December order must be received

Academic Calendar - 2014


January 1 New Years Day (School Offices Closed)
January 5 Last Day of September 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
January 6 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
January 8 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
January 15 January 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
January 15 Final Filing Deadline for February 2014 California Bar Exam (GBX)
January 15 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday (School Offices Closed)
January 29 All Diploma requests for January order must be received
February 4 Last Day of October 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
February 5 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
February 12 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
February 15   February 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
February 17 President's Day (School Offices Closed)
February 25, 26 & 27 February 2014 California Bar Exam (GBX)
March 1 *   Applications Available for June 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
March 1 *  Applications Available for July 2014 California Bar Exam (GBX)
March 5   Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
March 7   Last Day of November 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
March 12   Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
March 15   March 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
April 1 *  Timely Filing Date for June 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
April 1 *   Timely Filing Date for June 2014 California Bar Exam (GBX)
April 2 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
April 6   Last Day of December 2013 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
April 7 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
April 9   Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
April 15 April 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
April 28 All Diploma requests for April order must be received
May 7   Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
May 7 Last Day of January 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
May 12 Official start date for 2nd & 3rd Year JD Students
•   Business Organizations
•   Community Property
•   Evidence
•   Criminal Procedure
May 14 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
May 15   Final Filing Deadline for June 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
May 15  May 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Programs)
May 19 Official start date for 4th Year JD Students
•   Electives
•   Wills and Trusts
•   Remedies
•   Advanced Legal Reasoning
•   Professional Responsibility
•   Uniform Commercial Code
May 26 Memorial Day (School Offices Closed)
June 4 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
June 7 Last Day of February 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
June 11 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
June 15 June 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
June 16 Final Filing for July 2014 California Bar Exam (GBX)
June 24 * June 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
July 1 Applications Available for October 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
July 2   Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
July 4 Independence Day (School Offices Closed)
July 5 Last Day of March 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
July 7 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
July 9 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
July 15 July 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
July 29 All Diploma requests for July order must be received
July 29, 30 &31 July 2014 California Bar Exam (GBX)
August 1 Timely Filing Date for October 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
August 5  Last Day of April 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
August 6  Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
August 13  Electronic Classroom - Advanced years Juris Doctor Programs
August 15  August 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
September 1 Labor Day (School Offices Closed)
September 3 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
September 4 Last Day of May 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
September 8 Official start date for 1st Year JD Students
•   Intro to Law
•   Contracts
•   Torts
•   Criminal Law
•   Legal Writing
September 10 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
September 13 * Final Filing Deadline for October 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
September 15 September 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Programs)
September 17 Constitution Day Program
October 1   Applications Available for Feb 2015 California Bar Exam (GBX)
October 1  Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
October 5  Last Day of June 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
October 8   Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
October 15   October 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Programs)
October 22 Official start date for 2nd & 3rd Year JD Students
•   Civil Procedure
•   Constitutional Law
•   Property
•   Professional Responsibility
October 21   October 2014 Baby Bar Exam (FYLSX)
October 29 All Diploma requests for October order must be received
November 1 * Timely Filing Date for February 2015 California Bar Exam (GBX)
November 4  Last Day of July 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
November 5  Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
November 12  Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Programs
November 15  November 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Program)
November 27 & 28 Thanksgiving Holidays (School Offices Closed)
December 3 Electronic Classroom - First Year Juris Doctor Subjects
December 5 Last Day of August 2014 Trimester (Master of Laws Programs)
December 8 Official start date for 4th Year JD Students
•   Electives
•   Advanced Legal Reasoning
•   Wills and Trusts
•   Remedies
•   Professional Responsibility
•   Uniform Commercial Code
December 10 Electronic Classroom - Advanced Years Juris Doctor Subjects
December 15 December 2014 Trimester Begins (Master of Laws Programs)
December 24 & 25 Christmas Eve & Christmas Day (School Offices Closed)
December 31 All Diploma requests for December order must be received

* Dates may vary. Official dates have not yet been released from the California State Bar Examiners. For more information, please visit www.calbar.ca.gov.


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