Why Choose Syracuse Law

We invite you to explore the unique opportunities and services available to our law students:

  • Nine in-house Clinical Programs
    -Bankruptcy Clinic
    -Children's Rights and Family Law Clinic
    -Community Development Law Clinic
    -Criminal Defense Law Clinic
    -Disability Rights Clinic
    -Elder Law Clinic
    -Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic
    -Securities Arbitration/Consumer Law Clinic
    -Veterans Legal Clinic
  • Interdisciplinary learning centers and institutes:
    -Disability Law and Policy Program (DCPP)
    -Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)
    -Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media (IJPM)
    -Property, Citizenship, and Social Entrepreneurism (PCSE)
    -Technology Commercialization Law (SUNTEC)
  • In-house legal clinics and externship programs that provide real world experience - before you graduate
  • Joint degree opportunities that allow you to complete a J.D. and specialized master’s degree from one of Syracuse University’s top-ranked programs in just three years
  • Merit and need-based financial aid programs
  • An Office of Student Life with an energetic staff dedicated to assisting law students with academic and personal counseling, bar preparation, community engagement initiatives, wellness and student activities
  • An Office of Career Services staffed by attorneys with expertise in diverse areas of the law
  • Five student-run journals and publications
  • More than 9,000 alumni in all 50 states and 23 foreign countries
  • Alumni of the SU College of Law discuss some of the reasons why they think their alma mater would be an excellent choice for any prospective law student. Click here to see the video!