Mission

The mission of the Boyd School of Law is to serve the State of Nevada and the national and international legal and academic communities by developing and maintaining an innovative and excellent educational program that will train ethical and effective lawyers and leaders for Nevada and for the legal profession; to stress community service, professionalism and the roles, responsibilities, skills, and values of lawyers; to produce excellent scholarship for the benefit of the State, the profession, and the academy; to involve students and faculty in community service projects in ways that will benefit our State; and to provide leadership for Nevada on important issues of public policy, dispute resolution, the law and legal practice. In seeking to fulfill this mission, the Boyd School of Law aspired to become a model community, one in which the people of the law school will deal with one another professionally, respectfully, and with a view to maximizing the potential of each participant in this exciting educational enterprise.