Suffolk Law School offers several degree programs for students at all stages of their educational and professional life. Students seeking a JD can choose advance training in a substantive field by selecting a concentration, which is noted on the student's transcript and diploma, or area of focus, which does not have formal requirements but provides guidance for learning about specific practice areas.
Want to become a trial lawyer? Get into court in a clinic representing real clients. Join a Moot Court team or the Best-in-New-England National Trial Team.
More of the Bay State's large firm patent law partners come from Suffolk than any other law school. Learn Patent, Trade Secrets, Trademark and Copyright Law. Then get hands-on training in the IP & Entrepreneurship Clinic.
Interested in international law? Check out Suffolk's international law curriculum, or represent real clients facing deportation hearings in the Immigration Law practice clinic, or take law classes at one of Suffolk's partner schools overseas.
Prepare to work for social justice and the greater good in state and federal agencies, nonprofits, international NGOs, and pro bono organizations.
Suffolk Law was founded as an evening program designed to provide a legal education to working students. One-third of Suffolk Law students are earning JD degrees part-time in the evenings in four years.
Suffolk has a thriving sports and entertainment law community, including a supportive alumni network.
Students can train in document automation, coding, and legal expert systems as part of Suffolk's Legal Technology and Innovation concentration and in the Accelerator to Practice curriculum and in-school law practice.
Learn more about Suffolk Law's nationally ranked dispute resolution program. See free videos showcasing different styles of mediation and negotiation. Practice real-world dispute resolution skills in Suffolk Law's nationally ranked clinics.