Our unique location and curriculum combine to both teach you the skills you’ll need to excel and create the contacts that will give you that chance to shine. Plus, the law school’s dedicated staff will help you as you chart a path to a meaningful career. And, we offer these advantages to all full-time and part-time students.
- Proximity to Washington, DC and the Northern Virginia corridor offer year-round employment and internship opportunities.
- For 15 years, students have enjoyed employment rates that outpace the nation.
- As one of the schools in the nation with a focus on the intersection of law and economics, the concentration of L&E training and scholars proves invaluable to graduates working in business and regulatory positions.
Part-Time Program Benefits
- Part-time program students stand on equal footing with full-time program students, taking evening classes and pursuing clinics and extracurricular activities without interrupting work.
- Students who need flexibility to switch from the full-time to part-time program to pursue a job lead do so easily.
Skills for the Real World
- Students receive an extraordinarily rich research and writing program with small group training on a wide range of research tools and legal documents.
- With a robust Leadership and Professional Development Program, students receive access to coaching such as Oral Communication: Succeed in Making Your Point; Workplace Communications and Emotional Intelligence Coaching; and Time Management Training.
- The school’s Corley Institute offers a no-charge certificate course in Diversity and Inclusion, a valuable skill for young lawyers embarking on their careers.
Preparation for Clerkships
- Our students land superior clerkships.
- Substantial and individualized support for students seeking judicial clerkships.
- We offer a course on Legal Writing for Clerks.
- Students interact with judges of all levels through the Law & Economics Center Judicial Education Program and through our Summer Study Abroad Programs.
- Meet our Newest U.S. Supreme Court Clerk: Daniel Shapiro (’18).
- Each student receives individual career counseling;
- resume, cover letter, and writing sample review;
- seminars on career-related topics;
- on-campus interview and job fair coordination;
- and a network of alumni and friends of the School of Law throughout the country who can provide advice and conduct mock interviews.