Lawyering In Spanish


The Lawyering in Spanish strives to meet the following goals:

  • Educate lawyers who command the laws, legal terminology, language and culture of other nations
  • Train students to be effective, competent and ethical practitioners who can handle client matters in intercultural and cross-linguistic situations
  • Incorporate a second language into an in-depth analysis of the ethical dilemmas and moral responsibilities of global lawyers
  • Prepare law students for practicing law in a trans-national market

Through its goals, the Lawyering In Spanish Program provides the following benefits:

  • Prepares students to work with clients from different backgrounds, from monolingual immigrants to multi-national corporations and foreign governments
  • Allows students to position themselves as experts in the law, language and culture of other countries
  • Provides students with hands-on experience doing legal work in Spanish
  • Assists students in building relations with a wide variety of Spanish-speaking professionals, including practicing attorneys, business executives, consulate representatives and members of the local and national Latino communities
Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208