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.
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.
Be a leader, too — try NUSL.
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
Take advantage of On-Campus LLM programs that are global, flexible and dynamic.
Check out our Online LLM program with global reach.
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.
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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?
Tai-Lyn Parboosingh ’22
Associate, Corporate Practice, Kirkland & Ellis, San Francisco, California
“On co-op, mentors help you navigate the legal landscape and build
relationships that will last throughout your career.”
Julian Montijo ’22
Staff Attorney, Brooklyn Defender Services, Brooklyn, New York
“Co-op provided me with opportunities to explore different areas of the law and to narrow in on a career path.”Julian’s Pathway to Success
Diana Howat ’22
Skadden Fellow, The EdLaw Project, Boston, Massachusetts
“Co-op gave me the opportunity to learn from skilled, experienced advocates and to gain professional confidence while still a student.”Diana’s Pathway to Success
October 7, 2022
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
By Hands Now Known: The Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Archive
October 28, 2022
12:45 pm to 2:10 pm
Annual Health Law Lecture: Biological Sex Essentialism in Law and Public Policy