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Whether you are looking to become a trial lawyer, managing attorney at a human rights organization or CEO, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law’s broad-based legal education will prime you for a diverse and rewarding legal career.
Our programming melds professional skills, ethical training, vital business principles and practical experiences with an academically rigorous legal education. Through critical coursework, eight in-house clinics and 330+ externship placements, you will learn by doing and will graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.
Our Juris Doctor & Joint Degrees
Our JD is a full-time program and can be customized to your interests with a joint degree or concentration.
Our Professional Experiences
You will gain invaluable legal experience and hands-on training through our clinical and externship experiences.
Our Practical Preparation
Our program is enhanced with practical skills like legal writing, professional development and business fundamentals.