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Juris Doctor Program

Why Pace Law?

Focus on student preparation and success. Pace Law understands the changing legal profession, and is fully committed to preparing students for success in the public and private sectors. Pace Law is a collaborative and collegial community and students graduate with the skills and knowledge most valued by employers.

Our unique “Path to Practice.” Pace Law has a strong tradition as one of the first law schools to combine classroom learning and legal theory with clinics, internships and other skills-building experiences. One of our newest innovations enables students to spend their final semester entirely in supervised practice.

Superb location in the heart of the nation’s most dynamic legal marketplace. Our beautiful campus just outside New York City offers full access to externships and jobs in New York City, Albany and other legal and business centers. Westchester County and nearby Hudson River Valley are diverse, thriving economies, with Pace Law graduates working in every major firm and corporate legal department, and throughout the judiciary.

Broad and diverse alumni network. Pace Law alumni join over 8,300 peers who are working in rewarding public and private sector jobs in New York, as well as 48 other states, Washington, DC and overseas.

Exceptional value. Pace Law offers multiple scholarships and grants to make your legal education affordable. We were recently cited as the #1 law school on the East Coast - and #2 across the entire U.S. - in reduction of debt held by recent graduates (preLaw Magazine/The National Jurist).

Centers of excellence. Pace Law has earned a preeminent reputation in environmental law, public interest law and global commerce, as well as in skills-based clinical training and legal writing. Our faculty are experts in a breadth of legal fields and are committed to teaching and to mentoring students on the path to practice.

We invite you learn more by viewing the online Pace Law School Viewbook and scheduling a visit to our campus.  Please contact our Office of Admissions at (914) 422-4210 or – to schedule a day to see all the Pace Law School has to offer!