Be a leader

With decades of experience in integrating theory and practice, Northeastern Law is the unparalleled leader in providing students with practical legal training.

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Try It, You’ll Like It

Classrooms filled with passionate and provocative conversations. Co-ops all over the globe where you will work side-by-side with professionals who are grappling with the complexities of law and social justice. Classmates who are among the most interesting, public interest-oriented law students in the country. Sharpen your skills, speak your mind, change the world.

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JD

JD

A rigorous curriculum, exceptional professors and unmatched experiential learning opportunities fuel Northeastern’s one-of-a-kind academic enterprise.

FlexJD

FlexJD

The FlexJD allows you to complete flexible, part-time remote coursework on your own schedule combined with limited, required in-person instruction on our Boston campus

On-Campus LLM

On-Campus LLM

Take advantage of On-Campus LLM programs that are global, flexible and dynamic.

Online LLM

Online LLM

Check out our Online LLM program with global reach.

Programs for Non-Lawyers

Programs for Non-Lawyers

Master the skills and language of the law necessary to advance your career through on-campus and online programs designed for working professionals.

Stats and Facts

Number of JD students who graduate with almost a full year of legal experience
100%
Number of countries in which students have completed co-ops
71+
Number of employers in the co-op program
1,000
Ranking for practical training by The National Jurist/preLaw
#1
Ranking for public interest by The National Jurist/preLaw
#1

Find Your Path

You have a unique set of skills, passions and goals. So why follow a predetermined path through law school?

Kiman Kaur ’21

Associate, Goulston & Storrs, Boston

“Co-op allowed me to dip my toes into a lot of work settings and find my niche.”

Kiman’s Pathway to Success

Erin McCrady ’21

Clinical Fellow, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Harvard Law School, Cambridge

“Co-op saves you from bouncing around for the first few years of your career trying to find a good fit.”

Erin’s Pathway to Success

Khalafalla Osman ’21

Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow, UnLocal, New York

“On co-op, you really do the work, from drafting memos to motions to client advocacy. It’s truly boots on the ground.”

Khalafalla’s Pathway to Success