Programs

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GAIN EXPERTISE WHERE IT COUNTS 

Customize your law degree to match your interests and employment goals. In addition to our core curriculum, University of Arizona Law offers courses, clinics, certificates, skills-based learning opportunities and more across an array of specialty areas.

MORE ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS


Learn by experience in our hands-on classes that equip you with skills in trial advocacy, dispute resolution and more.

Clinic

Train for today’s complex business law practice, whether as a litigator or managing transactions and deals.

Certificate

Prepare for a career in criminal prosecution, defense or policy through advanced courses and real client casework.

Certificate Clinic

Examine the nature of environmental problems and how to solve them through law and policy.

Certificate Clinic  Law Journal Legal Skills Competition

Become a compassionate advocate for children and families through foundational knowledge, practical skills and ethical training.

Certificate Clinic

Engage on all aspects of global mining law and understand issues important to mining, natural resources and energy development.

Be trained in one of the fastest growing and most highly regulated industries where legal expertise is in high demand.

Certificate

Gain exposure to immigration issues, engage in research and provide services to immigrants in Southern Arizona.

Clinic

Train with faculty who lead in academic fields and as practitioners in tribal, national and international forums.

Certificate Clinic Legal Skills Competition

Learn to think critically and develop interdisciplinary solutions to close the justice gap for those excluded by the civil legal system.

Work with legal experts, scientists and technologists as you learn how to use the law to manage innovation and promote progress.

Certificate Clinic Law Journal Legal Skills Competition

Gain the theoretical and practical knowledge of the makings, interpretation, enforcement and future of international economic law.

Certificate Law Journal Legal Skills Competition

Receive individualized attention in small classes that use lessons from real-world law practice and fully prepare you for your legal career.

Legal Skills Competition

Uncover hidden social and legal problems by applying quantitative and statistical findings to legal issues.

Gain expertise in the legal issues associated with bringing new drugs, devices and diagnostics to market.

Receive an interdisciplinary education that prepares you to become a professional with deep expertise and business acumen.

Certificate

Examine interdisciplinary issues on both sides of the law-and-technology nexus and prepare for a tech-forward legal career.

Diplomado Program in Mexican Public Law and Policy

Expand your understanding of Mexican public law and develop immediately useful expertise. 

This unparalleled four-course program is taught in Spanish by elite Mexican legal scholars and practitioners and covers topics such as Mexico’s constitution and electoral system, international economic law, and migrant rights. Enroll in just one or two classes, or complete all four to earn a Diplomado from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. This specialized credential is available only through the University of Arizona program. 

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I was never overly stressed while attending law school and have kept that attitude during my entire career—I truly believe there is a way to excel as a law student or attorney but still maintain a happy, balanced life.

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JILL KALLIOMAA, CLASS OF 1986

Graduate Ready to Make a Difference

In our clinics, you will work under the supervision of faculty attorneys and veteran practitioners on actual cases, public policy initiatives, community outreach and education, and other projects with significant client impact. We believe real client experience is critical, so we guarantee a clinic placement to every student who wants one.

Clinics in Action

  • In 2019, the Intellectual Property Clinic secured its first three client patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The IP Clinic is a member of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Law School Certification Program, allowing students to work actual cases before the USPTO.
  • Since launching in 2010, the Veterans’ Advocacy Law Clinic has assisted more than 1,600 veterans, representing them in veterans treatment courts, assisting with benefits cases and discharge upgrade cases, and making referrals to veteran-friendly nonprofits and attorneys. 
  • The National Institute of Justice awarded the University of Arizona Innocence Project a $278,000 grant to pursue DNA testing in criminal cases where testing has the potential to resolve claims of actual innocence. 

 

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ARIZONA LAW CLINICS


Arizona Attorney General's Office Clinic

Child & Family Law Clinic

Civil Rights Restoration Clinic

Community Immigration Law Placement Clinic

Criminal Defense Clinic

Criminal Prosecution & 9th Circuit Appellate Clinic

Domestic Violence Law Clinic

Federal Criminal Defense Clinic

Intellectual Property Clinic

International Human Rights Advocacy Workshop

Natural Resource Use and Management Clinic

Tribal Justice Clinic

University of Arizona Innocence Project

Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic

Workers' Rights Clinic

Yaqui Human Rights Project

 

Elevate Your Expectations

University of Arizona Law offers more options than any other institution to help you become a legal professional. Plus, you’ll get the academic and community support you need to thrive before, during and after law school.

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