Juris Doctor Law Program

Juris Doctor Law Program

Empire College's Juris Doctor degree program in California can help put you on track to becoming a lawyer.

At Empire College School of Law in California, our Juris Doctorate program allows students to confidently handle the demands and responsibilities of a legal career in today’s constantly evolving field of law.

As one of the top-ranked Northern California law colleges, our students stay ahead of the curve by learning from distinguished Doctorate faculty who are experts in their specific areas of law. The experience they bring to the classroom contributes to our strong reputation as a law school that produces high-quality graduates. We aim to give our Juris Doctorate students every advantage as they work toward their ultimate goal of becoming lawyers.

With a Juris Doctor degree, students gain the critical thinking, communication and professional skills they need to succeed in any career field.

Contact us today to learn more about our Juris Doctor program and move closer to your goal of becoming a lawyer in California.

The following outlines the courses available in the Juris Doctorate program at Empire College. You can also view a sample schedule here

INTRODUCTORY COURSES

  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Introduction to Law

FIRST YEAR

  • Law Study and Exams
  • Criminal Law
  • Contracts
  • Torts

SECOND YEAR

  • Constitutional Law
  • Evidence
  • Civil Procedure

THIRD YEAR

  • Real Property
  • Wills and Trusts

FOURTH YEAR

  • Business Organizations
  • Remedies

OTHER REQUIRED CLASSES

  • Criminal Procedure
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Moot Court
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Community Property
  • Advanced Legal Writing

ELECTIVES

  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Criminal Procedure
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Survey
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Analysis and Insight on the California Bar Exam
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy/Debtor-Creditor Law
  • Civil Rights Legislation
  • Clinical Education
  • Contemplative Practices and Legal Practice
  • Disability Law Clinic
  • Discovery Workshop
  • Elder Law
  • Elder Law Clinic
  • Elder Protection Law
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Negotiations Competition
  • Family Law
  • Federal Indian Law
  • First Amendment and Religion in Public Schools
  • Health Care Law
  • History of Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Immigration Law Clinic
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Law Office Management
  • Law Review
  • Legal Skills
  • MBE Exam Preparation
  • Moot Court Competition
  • Notable Cases of the 20th Century
  • Restorative Justice
  • Self-Help Access Center Law Clinic
  • Sexual Orientation and the Law
  • Small Claims Advisory Clinic
  • Social Media and Internet Law
  • Trial Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Wine Law

 

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