Juris Doctor (JD) Program

The Juris Doctor (JD) program is a three-year, full-time program. During their first year, JD students take required courses. During their second and third years, students have the flexibility to choose their courses to fit individual interests and career goals. The JD degree requirements allow for a broad legal education as well as opportunities to specialize.

Students can design their education through a combination of the following:

  • Eleven clinics
  • Seven externship programs
  • Nine joint-degree programs
  • Six trial and moot court teams
  • Five Master of Laws (LLM) programs
  • Three centers and institutes
  • Academic programs in Bankruptcy, Commercial and Consumer Law, Corporate and Business Law, Employment and Labor Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law, International Law, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Taxation, and Trial and Advocacy
Contact:Sarah Hellin, Registrar
Phone:314-935-7458
Email:sarah.hellin@wustl.edu
Website:https://law.wustl.edu/academics/jd-degree-program-overview/