The Juris Doctor is a rigorous and engaging program that will prepare you for a successful legal career. Our broad curriculum and nationally-ranked legal writing program will prepare you for success in any career field, while our concentrations will allow you to explore specific areas in more depth. Boyd Law also offers premier practical experience: as the only law school in the state, our students are able to use their abilities to help real clients through clinicsexternships, and the law school's community service program. Our graduates enjoy strong employment in all fields.

J.D. Programs

Prospective students must select and apply to the program of their choice.

Solid Foundation
Students begin their Boyd education with essential core classes in civil procedure, criminal law, constitutional law, legal writing, contracts, property and torts. These courses provide a strong groundwork in the theory and practice of law.

Broad Choices
In the final two years of study, students pursue more specific interests, such as environmental, immigration, real estate, or gaming law.