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.
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.
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.
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.
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