Suffolk Law School is committed to providing a diverse
student body with the opportunity to study law. That commitment has yielded some
of the nation’s most distinguished legal professionals. Learn how a stranger’s
favor more than 100 years ago planted the seed that became one of the largest
law schools in the country.
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on the fence? Come take a tour. We’ve also got answers to all of your financial
aid questions—there are many resources available to help offset the cost of law
With three degree programs, several joint degree options, 18
areas of focus, and six concentrations, you can find the course of study meant
for you. Complement your courses by working in one of our dozen clinics,
joining a moot court or mock trial team, or studying abroad.
Our students make Sargent Hall hum with activity from
morning ‘til midnight. With more than four dozen students groups representing a
wide range of cultures, legal areas, sports, religions, and other interests,
there’s a group for you at Suffolk Law.
Suffolk Law is committed to creating practice-ready lawyers,
equipped with the skills and competencies to succeed in a shifting cultural and
technological landscape. Our Office of Professional and Career Development is a
resource for students, alumni, and employers alike.
Our faculty include top scholars in the field, practitioners-in-residence, and current and former litigators and judicial officers. We also regularly host distinguished visiting faculty from notable institutions across the country.
The John Joseph Moakley Law Library boasts more than 350,000
volumes, dozens of computer stations and group study rooms, access to dozens of
online research databases, and other resources to help you succeed in the
From mentoring students to offering financial support, from
our online community to our alumni magazine, there are several ways for Suffolk
Law’s more than 23,000 alumni to stay connected to each other and to the
Wheeler Receives AALL Presidential Certificate of Appreciation
Wheeler, Director of the Law Library & Information Resources, received an
American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Presidential Certificate
of Appreciation from association president Steven Anderson at the
107th annual AALL meeting in San Antonio, TX. Wheeler was
recognized ”…for dedicated and exemplary leadership as Chair of the Committee
Review Task Force” which was appointed by President Anderson late last