California Desert Trial Academy College of Law

Learn the skills required to become an extraordinary advocate.

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CDTA students and alumni form a family-like bond and share their experience, study tips, and advice on balancing school, work, and home life.


Students passed the First-Year Law Students’ Exam
Our success rate is above the overall average for all registered, unaccredited fixed facility law schools.

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Complete most of your studies from the convenience of home.

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So you think you want to be a lawyer?

We have all the tools and experience to get you started. All that’s missing is you.

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Obtain your J.D. while completing most of your studies from the convenience of home.

Legal Essay Exam Writing Workshop and course reviews are included.

Our students have found that together they can accomplish what might be impossible alone.

This premier legal research platform is included in your tuition.

We are committed to helping students overcome obstacles and pass the bar.

Students, attorneys, and judicial officers share their experiences and network.

The only software used in the Baby Bar and General Bar exams is included.

The “not so secret” key to our students’ success. Simulated exam conditions prepare you for the bar.

Already a practicing attorney? We offer MCLE classes too!

CDTA welcomes students for admission with two or four year undergraduate degrees or 60 Transferable Credits.  


Our mission at CDTA College of Law is to educate, train, and develop extraordinary legal advocates. Your legal education will be comprised of bar-tested academic subjects, skills training, and values reinforcement. Upon completion of your 4-year course of study you will be fully qualified to take and pass the California Bar examination. Upon admission to the Bar you will be fully educated, trained and coached to represent your clients on your first day of practice with skills far beyond your contemporaries from other law schools.