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SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

Saint Louis University School of Law was founded in 1843 and is the oldest law school west of the Mississippi River. The strength of the faculty, breadth of course offerings and extensive clinical and professional skills experiences provide students with a well-rounded legal education. Saint Louis University location in the heart of the City of St. Louis, offers students unparalleled access to leading law firms, corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations, and a unique opportunity to see the law in action. We are advance the understanding and development of law and prepare students to achieve professional success and personal satisfaction through leadership and service to others. The School of Law is guided by the Jesuit tradition of academic excellence, freedom of inquiry and respect for individual differences.

Courses


LLM Programme
For those already possessing a law degree, SLU LAW offers two Masters of Laws (LL.M.) programs. The Center for Health Law Studies offers the LL.M. in Health Law. For those holding a degree of law from a foreign country, the LL.M. in American Law for Foreign Lawyers pro­gram offers opportunities to study the American legal system.

LL.M. Program in American Law for Foreign Lawyers
LL.M. degree in American Law for Foreign Lawyers provides an introduction to U.S. law for highly qualified individuals seeking to enhance their legal careers. The Center for International and Comparative Law has offered this program since 1991.

LL.M. in Health Law
This LL.M. in Health Law is an advanced degree designed to serve two types of lawyers: those seeking an in-depth introduction to the practice of health law and those who are currently practicing and wish to increase their exposure to new developments in health law.

JD Programs


SLU LAW offers extensive courses and personalized interaction with nationally recognized professors. Students are directly exposed to practicing attorneys and clients through professional skills courses, the Legal Clinics and externship programs. Guest speakers who have diverse legal backgrounds and career experience – ranging from federal and state judges to partners, associates and corporate executives – provide students with a real-world approach to learning. By the time students enter the work force, they will have experienced a variety of opportunities throughout their academic career.

Clinic


We provide more than 39,000 hours of free legal service, totaling an estimated $3.9 million, to the community through the School of Law’s Legal Clinics and public service programs. The Legal Clinics offer SLU LAW upper division students practical experience while providing legal services to the community. Students are able to appear in court on cases under Missouri’s Student Practice Rule. A full-time faculty member supervises the in-house students.

Vincent C. Immel Law Library
Immel Library is the primary research destination for the Law School, and serves the rest of the SLU community as well. The library is located on the 5th and 6th floors of Scott Hall at 100 North Tucker Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to the print materials at the Library, many of the resources and services are available online.

The Law Library promotes research, scholarship, and educational endeavors primarily for the faculty, students, and staff of the law school in an atmosphere that respects and supports academic excellence, freedom of inquiry, and a multitude of curricular choices in accordance with the Jesuit tradition and the mission of Saint Louis University and the School of Law. The Law Library strives to support the legal research needs of the greater Saint Louis University community. This mission is accomplished by fully utilizing Library services, staff, space, and technology.

Career


The Career Services helps students meet representatives from law firms, corporations, government agencies. The Career Services team customizes an action plan for each student with his or her personal and professional goals in mind. Year-round support is offered with networking, interview preparation and resume and cover letter writing.

From scheduling an appointment after hours or on a weekend, to helping make networking connections, to just listening, the Office of Career Services is dedicated to helping SLU LAW students succeed.

Contact


Saint Louis University
School of Law
Office of Admissions
100 N. Tucker Blvd., Suite 986
St. Louis, MO 63101-1930
Phone: (314) 977-2800
Fax: (314) 977-1464
E- mail: admissions@law.slu.edu

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