Juris Doctor (JD)

Suffolk University Law School offers a three-year full-time program and four-year part-time/evening program for students to earn a juris doctor degree. You also may enroll in our Accelerated JD Program and earn a law degree in two years as a full-time student or three years as a part-time evening student.

Suffolk Law is recognized as among the nation's top law schools for practice-oriented legal education. Our legal writing, trial advocacy, alternative dispute resolution and clinical programs are all nationally ranked and teach students key legal practice skills.

Our clinics program is recognized as one of the best in the nation, with opportunities for a wide variety of courtroom and transactional experience. Our clinics allow students to represent real clients on real cases and develop practical skills for being a lawyer.

Suffolk Law is located just steps from the Massachusetts State House, state agencies, federal and state courthouses, dozens of law firms, nonprofits, and the financial, legal and business center of New England. Our clinics and externship programs extend Suffolk Law's campus to hundreds of state and federal courthouses, government agencies, law offices and businesses throughout Boston.

For more info on the process, visit How to Apply.