Quinnipiac University

School of Law

At the Quinnipiac School of Law, our focus is on educating the “whole lawyer.” That means that we empower you to retain your personal values and sense of self while teaching you to be skilled, unbiased and ethical practitioners of the law.

May

School of Law Commencement Ceremony and Reception

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May

College of Arts & Sciences, and Schools of Communications, Education, Law Commencement Ceremony

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Welcome to the School of Law

By the Numbers

90% Employment Rate

Students employed within 10 months of graduation. (Class of 2019)

9:1 Student-Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes enhance classroom discussions and perspective sharing.

88% Experience That Matters

Percentage of our students that participate in our guaranteed clinic and externship experiences.

Be the type of lawyer this world needs

Central to this focus on educating the “whole lawyer” is our commitment to preparation, and a curriculum that seamlessly blends the theoretical and the practical. You’ll reinforce a strong academic foundation in law — research, writing, analysis and oratory — by participating in mock trials, in our 30 student-run organizations, and at national legal competitions. You’ll represent real clients in our pro-bono legal clinics and during externships at corporations, government, nonprofits and private practices in a range of legal areas.

Our scenic, interprofessional campus, situated in North Haven in the power corridor between New York City and Boston, places you in the middle of one of the highest concentrations of private law firms, corporate headquarters and financial institutions in the United States. Additionally, New Haven is an eclectic and progressive city and surrounding region where PhDs rub elbows with CFOs, creating more externship and networking opportunities. It is also one of southern New England’s liveliest centers for arts, dining, and entertainment.

There are so many program options and legal concentrations to explore. If you’re ready to represent clients, impact legislation, fight for those without a voice, help corporations succeed and communities flourish, your path starts here.

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Our School of Law Center on our North Haven Campus was purposefully designed to prepare students for the law profession. Check out the School of Law for yourself in this episode of “This is Quinnipiac.”

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Understanding urban crime’s root causes

Growing up, criminal justice professor Kalfani Turé recalls his two uncles—both police officers—showing him that cops could do more than just make arrests to keep communities safe, vibrant and resilient.

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Law students’ proposed anti-trafficking legislation debated at state judiciary public hearing

Members of the Quinnipiac University School of Law’s Civil Justice Clinic and Human Trafficking Prevention Project proposed anti-trafficking legislation that was debated at a public hearing of the state legislature’s judiciary committee on Wednesday, March 24.

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Professor Marilyn Ford

Professor shares journey from plantation where great-great-grandfather had been a slave

Quinnipiac Law Professor Marilyn Ford shared her experiences growing up as the first person in her family to graduate high school, being tutored by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, attending law school and working on Wall Street. She explored racism, activism and implicit bias.

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Brendan Holt

School of Law launches Homelessness Mitigation Mediation Program

A new School of Law mediation program is intended to help address the looming homelessness crisis expected after Connecticut’s eviction moratorium ends April 19.

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Connecticut attorney general implores companies to hire diverse workforce

“Equity, diversity, inclusion and justice mean more than having a certain percentage of your workforce or student body from underrepresented communities,” William Tong, attorney general for the state of Connecticut, recently told member of the School of Law’s Student Bar Association.

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