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For more than 100 years, Suffolk Law has produced some of the nation’s most distinguished legal professionals. With an emphasis on real-world practice and experiential learning, Suffolk Law is an incredible place to start, build, and launch a successful career and life in the law.
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In this highly selective program, full-time students begin law school in May 2021 and graduate after six straight semesters of study in May 2023. Part-time evening students graduate after eight semesters—in December 2023 or May 2024—with all classes at night. With full-time and part-time options, students take the same curriculum and the same number of credits—84 credits—as in our traditional JD programs. Merit scholarships are available.
Sargent Hall is located across Boston Common from the Massachusetts State House. Our Law School building is seven floors and includes, in addition to our technology-embedded classrooms, moot court rooms; a dining hall; office space for our five law journals and over 50 student organizations; and work space for our nationally ranked in-house clinical programs. Our law library can be found on the top two levels of the building, with a multitude of study areas overlooking the Boston Common.
Suffolk Law is in downtown Boston, the business and financial hub of New England and a beautiful, inclusive, and historic city. Boston is the state capital, home to dozens of courthouses, and the headquarters of 12 Fortune 500 companies. Suffolk Law students have countless opportunities in legal, business, and financial sectors, as well as the judiciary and government. Within two hours, Suffolk Law students can swim on Cape Cod, ski in Vermont, or hike in the Berkshires or White Mountains.
A professor of labor and employment law, he also has a PhD in Philosophy from Harvard University.
Co-director of International Law concentration. Her scholarship focuses on international children’s rights, child sex trafficking, and the human rights of social orphans.
Co-director of Intellectual Property concentration. He is a registered patent attorney and engineer.
Teaching in the areas of mental health and disability law, women’s reproductive health, and legal ethics, she also designed Suffolk’s Health Law Clinic.
Director of New Workplace Institute. His scholarship focuses on workplace bullying.
Director of the Defenders Clinic and experienced trial lawyer focused on criminal defense.
Author of widely used student books on civil procedure and torts.
Director of Legal Writing, Research and Written Advocacy and past-President of the Association of Legal Writing Directors.
Director of the Health Law Concentration. Before joining Suffolk, she was deputy general counsel of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services during the Clinton Administration.
Offers courses in connection with Suffolk Law’s Juvenile Justice Center. Prior to joining Suffolk, she worked for the Legal Aid Society in New York City.
Director and founder of the Immigration Law Clinic.
Nationally recognized voice on the future of legal education and law practice. He was recently named chairman of the ABA Center for Innovation’s Governing Council.
Suffolk Law's 23,000 graduates can be found in every area of legal practice and in every corner of the world. They live in 50 states and 22 foreign countries, and they are vital leaders in business and government.
One in four judges in Massachusetts graduated from Suffolk Law.
Suffolk Law alumni are prominent figures in the legal world, serving as partners in the nation’s top firms and leaders in government.
Suffolk Law has the most patent law partners and associates in Massachusetts’ top patent law firms.
Five of 11 Massachusetts district attorneys graduated from Suffolk Law.
Chief Justices of State Supreme Court
Students Who Intern for Judges After 1L
Students in Clinics
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