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



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
Number of countries in which students have completed co-ops
Number of employers in the co-op program
Ranking for practical training by The National Jurist/preLaw
Ranking for public interest by The National Jurist/preLaw

Find Your Path

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

Alvin Carter ’18

Associate, Brown Rudnick, Boston

“Co-op looks nothing like schoolwork, but when you go back to the classroom, you get more out of it because you own the info.”

Alvin’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

Regina Foutain ’19

Public Defender, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, Sterling, Colorado

“On co-op I learned what it meant to be a public defender. I wanted to be in the fight, in the hustle of criminal defense.”

Regina’s Pathway to Success