School of Law

Advancing justice through knowledge of law.

At The University of Texas School of Law, students train to become masters of many arts, including rigorous analytical thinkers, precise communicators and world-changing legal professionals. Our students have ample opportunities to lead and learn inside and outside the classroom and work alongside attorneys and faculty members on real cases and projects. At Texas Law, we affect the community, country and world—all while providing one of the best returns on investment. 

Degree Programs

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Doctor of Jurisprudence

Learn the fundamentals of the law and acquire the skills of legal analysis and argumentation while exploring a variety of internships and clinics that integrate law, theory, strategy and application.

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Master of Laws

Gain an understanding of the U.S. legal system by pursuing a one-year LL.M. degree, which boasts five concentrations in energy, business, human rights and more.

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Dual and Combined Degrees

Pursue a graduate degree from another top program at the university while simultaneously working toward your Texas Law degree.

Career Services at Texas Law

Career Services

A degree from Texas Law kick-starts career opportunities in every sector. In fact, "one degree, many paths" is the mantra of our Career Services Office. Our alumni hold judicial clerkships, work at all sizes of law firms, serve in policy, government and advocacy positions, and work in the courts and corporations.

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Clinical Education

Students in clinics work closely with faculty members and attorneys on complex cases and legal issues, representing clients as diverse as prisoners facing the death penalty, children in abuse and neglect proceedings, and clients seeking review of their cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.