Prepare to Practice
Loyola students represent real clients in litigation, transactional work, and policy advocacy
Start here. Go anywhere.
We are one of the few schools in the country that offers curricula in both civil and common law, giving you options of practicing law in Louisiana, across the country, or around the world. Begin your journey here!
Our Juris Doctor program offers both civil and common law curricular tracks, preparing students to practice domestically and around the globe. Students may also pursue certificates in eight areas of specialization: civil and common law; health law; environmental law; international law; immigration law; tax law; social justice; and law, technology, and entrepreneurship.
Part-Time Juris Doctor
Our Juris Doctor part-time evening program offers a civil law curricular track, and the part-time day program offers a common law or civil law curricular track. The curriculum is sequenced over a period of eight semesters of resident study.
We offer LL.M degree programs for lawyers trained abroad and in the U.S. Louisiana is one of only three mixed jurisdictions in North America, and we rank among few law schools offering both coursework and certificates in common law and civil law.
M.A. in Environmental Law & Health Law and Compliance
The M.A. programs at the College of Law are designed to give non-lawyer professionals a fundamental understanding of the highly regulated fields of healthcare and environmental law.
Serve the Community While Preparing to Practice
We offer several ways for students to develop legal skills, work with real clients, and explore different career opportunities:
Clinics & Courses
Build core legal skills. Represent real clients. Develop writing and advocacy skills while serving the community.
Receive academic credit while gaining invaluable hands-on experience in a legal office or chambers.
Law Clinic Ranked #23 by U.S. News & World Report
Loyola has received top rankings for Environmental Law, Law Clinic, Legal Research & Writing, and Part-Time Law Programs!
Get to know us with a virtual open house.
Learn what it's like to be a student at the College of Law through engaging videos featuring faculty, staff, and current students.
Fall 2020 Applications are Open!
A sense of community guides both our curriculum and our admissions process. We want to be the right law school for the right students looking to get a legal education in a collaborative and supportive environment.
Study law abroad this summer
A Our Summer Legal Studies programs take students to Austria, Greece, and Panama to gain a more holistic appreciation and understanding of law by immersing them in the legal systems and cultures of the host countries.
Centers & Institutes
Collaborating with and complementing our academic programs