Enrollment & Requirements
How to Enroll
Enrollment in the Legal Innovation and Technology Concentration is accomplished by filing a Notice of Concentration Enrollment form with the Office of Academic Services.
Concentration enrollment may occur as soon as a student completes the first year in law school in good standing.
The latest date students may enroll in a Concentration is October 1st for students graduating in January, and Feb. 1 for students graduating in May.
Formal enrollment in the Concentration is not complete until the Notice of Enrollment form is filed. Once enrolled in the Concentration, students will be invited to participate in a variety of programs and special events of interest in the area of legal innovation and technology. Concentration students will also be invited to relevant Advanced Legal Studies programs.
Students may also find it useful to join Suffolk’s Legal Innovation and Technology Student Association (LITSA).
Continued enrollment in the Legal Innovation and Technology Concentration is contingent upon the student completing:
- The three (3) required, core courses, as listed under the Concentration’s Courses section;
- An externship in an approved, three (3) credit externship in some area of legal innovation and technology, or an exemption from the externship requirement, as granted by the Concentration Director(s) and/or the Administrative Director of Concentrations;
- At least two (2) Concentration elective courses, as listed in the Concentration’s Courses section;
- At least seventeen (17) credits in approved Concentration required, externship and elective courses by the time of graduation;
- Periodically reviewing the student's progress in attaining the requisite grade point averages with the Concentration Faculty Director; and
- Obtaining the Concentration Faculty Director's approval of the student's plan for completing the Concentration's writing requirement.
Upon completion of the required courses, elective courses, the externship, the writing requirement and total credit hours required by the Legal Innovation and Technology Concentration, enrolled students must complete and file a Notice of Concentration Completion form online.
The latest date students may file Concentration Completion forms is Nov. 1 for January graduates, and March 1 for May graduates.