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Prepare to Practice

Loyola students represent real clients in litigation, transactional work, and policy advocacy

Nationally recognized

The strength of Loyola's academic programs is recognized in Louisiana and across the nation

Study Law in New Orleans

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!

Juris Doctor

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.

LL.M. Program

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:  

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Get to Know LOYNO

Sit in on a first-year class, eat lunch with current law students, take a campus tour, attend our open house, and more!