National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs best in Chicago

DePaul University College of Law took top honors in several categories in the National Law Journal's (NLJ) Best of Chicago reader rankings for 2014.

DePaul placed first for Best LLM Program and Best Law School Clinical Program in Chicago. 

The College of Law offers four LLM programs and seven clinical programs. LLM programs focus on the areas of health law, intellectual property law, international law and taxation. DePaul's clinical programs include the Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic, Civil Rights Clinic, Criminal Appeals Clinic, Family Law Clinic, Housing & Community Development Legal Clinic, Misdemeanor Clinic and Poverty Law Clinic. The legal clinics also received NLJ Best of Chicago honors in 2012.

DePaul took third place in two other survey categories: Best Overall JD Program and Best Joint JD/MBA Program.

More than 1,200 readers voted in this year's NLJ reader’s choice survey.