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St. John's Law Magazine Spring 2022

School of Law

The St. John's Law Advantage

St. John’s Law opened in 1925 to help a diverse and talented student body learn fundamentals of the law, build practical skills, and uplift their communities. That founding mission remains strong today as students excel in the classroom, on journals, and in clinics, externships, and competitions. Graduates surpass nationwide and New York bar passage and employment averages annually, and proudly join a worldwide network of 16,000+ alumni, including distinguished public servants, preeminent law firm and business leaders, and pioneering entrepreneurs. St. John’s Law regularly earns a U.S. News & World Report top 100 ranking and was named a “2022 Go-To Law School” by law.com for placing the most graduates in the 100 biggest law firms.

 


 

 

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J.D. Admissions Information

St. John’s Law is an inclusive, accepting, and welcoming community that reflects the rich diversity of our hometown of Queens, NY, “The World’s Borough.” From the classroom to internships and clinical work in the field to study abroad, our students develop the lawyering skills, targeted expertise, and professional connections they need to graduate practice-ready, all with the support of our outstanding faculty, dedicated career counselors, and global alumni network. Our employment and bar exam outcomes consistently rank us among the top New York law schools and, whatever career path they choose, our students carry with them St. John's Vincentian values, understanding that law is a vocation through which they can live justly and better the world.

J.D. Admissions Information
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Careers

St. John's Law is one of the best not only in New York City but nationally for placing graduates in full-time, long-term jobs that require bar passage or for which a J.D. is an advantage. How do we do it? It's our integrated and proactive approach to career success that starts from your very first day.

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Diversity

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Welcoming. Inclusive. Caring. These are words used again and again by our students, faculty, staff, and alumni to describe the Law School. Diversity is a proud St. John's University tradition.

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Faculty & Intellectual Life

The School of Law’s faculty are experts in their fields and care about their student's success both in the classroom and throughout their careers.

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Global Opportunities

From our Rome summer program to a semester abroad or the annual two-week Dean's Travel Study Program, St. John's Law offers exceptional opportunities to learn and live around the world.

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Clinics & Professional Skills

Our 20 clinics and centers will help you develop your practical skills working with real clients, engaging with leaders in the legal profession, or working with scholars on current legal issues.

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