Path to Practice

Considering Law School?

As you consider the law school options available to you, we encourage you to look at Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in New York.

Our unique "Path to Practice" curriculum, our superb location in the heart of the nation's most dynamic legal marketplace, our commitment to providing exceptional value to students, and our nationally recognized centers of excellence – all of these make Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University the ideal choice for many students like yourself.

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Environmental Law

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The Elisabeth Haub School of Law’s world-class Environmental Law Program is the training ground for lawyers who will help solve the world’s complex environmental, climate, land use, energy and resource problems.

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International Law

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Pace Law School is well known for being at the vanguard of International Law, identifying emerging areas, teaching them and then establishing centers and institutes to advance the body of law. 

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Criminal Justice

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The Pace Criminal Justice Institute generates educational opportunities for Pace Law students and promotes interdisciplinary collaboration between scholars, policymakers and practitioners in and outside the Pace community.

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Public Interest

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Pace Law School is renowned for the depth and breadth of public interest programs and the support it provides students interested in pursuing this area. Offering a range of scholarships and fellowships, the Public Interest Law Center also provides career counseling, and helps arrange summer placements and funding. 

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Clinical Training & Skills

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Long stressing the importance of experiencing the law beyond the classroom setting, the Clinical Skills and Training curriculum introduces foundational lawyering skills early in the first year through its First Year Legal Skills Program. In the upper level, clinics, externships and simulation courses are offered in varied practice areas, including environmental litigation, criminal law, immigration justice, investor rights and disability health law.

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Business Law

Pace’s Business Law program provides students with a range of scholastic and employment opportunities. Our dual JD/MBA degree, in partnership with Pace University’s Lubin School of Business, allows students to focus their interests while Pace’s centralized location enables them to network within the dynamic business and legal communities of the NY Metropolitan area.

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Intellectual Property

Offering more than 18 elective courses in the field of Intellectual Property Law, Pace allows students to pursue their passions while our ideal location provides them access to companies across the NY Metropolitan region including IBM, a top ten recipient of patents in the U.S..

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On Campus

Immigration Justice Clinic traveled to Dilley Texas to volunteer with the CARA Pro Bono Project

Over spring break, six law school students, along with Professors Vanessa Merton, Tom McDonnell and Vikki Rogers, and Miguel Sanchez-Robles from Pace Law’s Immigration Justice Clinic, traveled to Dilley, Texas to volunteer with the CARA Pro Bono Project and provide volunteer representation to women seeking asylum in the United States.

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Alumni Highlight

Mila RomanoffMila Romanoff ('11), had set the goal to work in the International Affairs field since she first began studying law. In 2008, Mila graduated summa cum laude from the National Academy of Law in Odessa, Ukraine, where she concentrated on International Law, Human Rights, and Intellectual Property. In 2011, Mila graduated from Pace Law with her LL.M. in both Comparative Law and Environmental Law. She was then admitted to the New York State Bar.

"Already being a licensed attorney in Ukraine, I was looking to diversify my knowledge more. Pace provided many interesting opportunities during my time as a student and as a post graduate. I was able to work in multiple areas of law in order to solidify my core attorney skills which helped prepare for a career in international law and policy."

Currently, Mila serves as the Privacy and Legal Officer at Global Pulse - a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General which focuses on accelerating the use of Big Data for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, which she’s been working on since 2012. "Big Data is a powerful fuel of today’s world. Data Privacy and Data Protection law in the ‘Big Data’ and the ‘Internet of Things’ world is a rapidly developing space requiring constant learning, adaptation to present technologies and risks, and multi-stakeholder engagement globally."

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