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At Denver Law, we balance academics with the outside world and help you focus on what matters to you: your career, your future and your life in law. Denver Law is dedicated to meeting your educational goals, whether you are a full-time student or a professional looking to advance your career.

Denver Law students have a wide range of interests, from public interest law to environmental policy and tax representation to legal administration.  We offer a traditional Juris Doctor (JD) program, a professional part-time JD program, four LLM degree options, including taxation, and four master's degree options, including taxation. 

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Earn Your JD Degree

Full-Time and Part-Time Options Available

specialize your legal knowledge through one of our six JD certificate programs 

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#6 Legal Writing U.S. News & World Report

#8 Clinical Programs U.S. News & World Report

#10 Trial Advocacy U.S. News & World Report

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Tuition & Financial Aid

You want to earn a degree to invest in your future, and we will ensure you have access to the aid you need to finance your education goals. About 60 percent of our incoming JD students receive scholarships from Denver Law, with 87 percent receiving some form of aid. 

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  • Clery Act Disclosure

    The University of Denver Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available. This report includes statistics from the previous three years concerning reported crime that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Denver campus and statistics for fires in University housing. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security and other safety information along with fire safety policies and procedures. You may obtain a hard copy of this report by contacting the Department of Campus Safety or by accessing the following website: https://www.du.edu/campussafety/clery-act.

JD Admissions Staff

 
Iain Davis

Iain Davis

Assistant Dean

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May Peterson

May Peterson

Director, JD Admissions

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Noah Koester

Noah Koester

Admissions Coordinator

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Suzanne Ambron

Suzanne Ambron

Assistant Director of Admissions

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3 Top 10 Practical Skills programs

What sets our graduates apart from others? Denver Law students don't just study law, they experience it. As a recognized leader in experiential learning, Denver Law is the only law school in the nation with 3 Top 10 Practical Training programs (U.S. News & World Report).

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Our global, innovative classroom curricula, hands-on educational experiences and location in one of the most dynamic cities in the nation give our JD students the advantage in the legal marketplace. Denver Law has earned an A+ in Practical Training from preLaw Magazine for three consecutive years, as well as an A for our Racial Justice offerings.

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As a private university dedicated to the public good, the University of Denver is nationally recognized leader in diversity, equity and inclusion. Denver Law's Veterans Advocacy Project supports those who served our country transitioning to civilian life. And, our Study Abroad programs in Italy, Spain and Sweden afford Sturm College of Law students to gain international experiences vital to success in the global marketplace.

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