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School of Law

Elon's program of legal education

descriptionElon's law program fully engages students throughout all three years of instruction, using the best practices of leadership education to enhance legal education.

Elon law graduates will be:

  • Exceptionally educated
  • Motivated
  • Technologically savvy
  • Internationally aware
  • Effective lawyer-leaders


Students will elect to study extensively in one of four concentrations:

  • Litigation
  • Business
  • Public interest
  • General practice

Program Summary

  • Emphases on total student development, exceptional legal knowledge and skills, engaged learning, leadership and civic involvement
  • Small school, emphasizing close relationships among students and faculty
  • Individual development plans for students and constant, constructive feedback
  • Outstanding faculty members recruited nationwide for their exceptional abilities, values and commitment to the vision of this school
  • Top students recruited for their demonstrated aptitude, achievement and interest in civic engagement and leadership
  • Access to learning opportunities in the area’s leading law firms, federal and state courts, businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations
  • January Term opportunities for innovative skills and perspectives courses, international study and community involvement