As a student in Delaware Law’s Juris Doctor (JD) program, you’ll form your identity as a lawyer, develop practice-ready skills, and build your legal network within a diverse, welcoming community. Our three-year, full-time and four-year, part-time programs allow you to choose the option that best balances your life, school and work commitments.
Here, you’ll gain specialized training, conduct breakthrough research, participate in advocacy work, shape public policy, and make a difference through public service to the community—all before you graduate. Choose your pathway:
Here, you’ll prepare for legal practice from day one. As you take on clinic and externship opportunities, you’ll serve clients, make professional connections, and develop expertise that can only be acquired through real-world learning. With these experiences under your belt, you’ll feel ready to hit the ground running—and have a competitive edge—as you launch your legal career.
Hands-on learning opportunities include:
Discover the city where more than 50% of Fortune 500 companies have incorporated, where prestigious Delaware courts reside, and where a short drive will lead you to the extensive legal networks of Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Delaware Law’s campus offers a variety of housing options, as well as easy access to cultural, recreational, retail, and dining attractions.
Our professors are respected practitioners who are eager to mentor students like you. You’ll benefit from their scholarship and research, and you’ll learn from their professional experience, where they lend their expertise to state and federal court systems, state legislatures, bar associations, and international organizations.
The Delaware Law community is passionate, energized and inclusive. Throughout law school and beyond, you’ll belong to a network of faculty, peers, and alumni who will connect you to professional opportunities and support your success.
Questions? Please contact our Admissions Office at 302.477.2703 or email us at [email protected].