About the Elon University School of Law
The Elon University School of Law is building on the University’s national reputation for excellence in engaged learning and leadership education. Elon Law students are challenged to achieve at the highest levels, preparing to become lawyers who fully embrace their roles as society's problem-solvers and leaders.
Supportive environment, high expectations, higher achievement
Elon Law students experience constant, constructive feedback and personal guidance from faculty, executive coaches and practicing attorneys (preceptors) who are committed to the school’s mission. The 4-1-4 academic year allows first-year students to spend January refining writing and analysis skills, while second- and third-year students concentrate on special legal perspectives courses such as alternative dispute resolution, trial advocacy and international law.
As a result, Elon students are expected to achieve at higher levels, demonstrating mastery of legal knowledge and skills. They then put their knowledge and skills into action through field experiences that prepare them to contribute substantially to the profession and society upon graduation.
A school that is embraced by the legal community
Elon Law was created through a community commitment to support a school of the highest quality and provide the finest facilities.
A school that embodies hope for the leaders of tomorrow
Elon Law's program begins with a comprehensive orientation to the legal profession, introducing students to their roles as leaders in society. Over the course of the three-year program, Elon Law incorporates the best of leadership education through courses, community activities and capstone experiences. Elon lawyers will begin their careers as knowledgeable, self-aware, skillful and innovative professionals.