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Juris Doctor (JD)


As a lawyer, you will face a unique set of challenges every day, from negotiating complex agreements to successfully arguing motions in court. That is why DePaul College of Law offers theoretical instruction that will prepare you to tackle cutting edge legal problems, along with creative approaches to practical skills training. In the classroom and in the field, DePaul Law’s comprehensive curriculum prepares you for legal practice and beyond.

Find the Program That Fits You

DePaul Law’s full-time day and part-time evening programs give you more flexibility and options in planning your legal education. In addition to the core JD curriculum, you can choose from a variety of certificate programs, joint degree programs, or focus your legal studies through one of our Programs of Excellence. Whether you pursue a traditional JD or a joint degree program, DePaul prepares you to succeed.