St. Thomas University School of Law trains and graduates lawyers capable of applying legal principles to address and solve problems of an increasingly complex and changing society. The rigorous academic program of the Law School emphasizes lifelong learning and scholarship in a personalized, caring environment under Catholic auspices with a diverse student body and faculty. To this end, the Law School remains committed in teaching, scholarship, and service, to fostering a public order of human dignity, to training lawyers sensitive to the needs of the region’s underrepresented communities, and to expanding access to professional opportunities which includes active partnerships with business, government and the South Florida Community.


 

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Featured Program: Three + Three Programs

St. Thomas University School of Law has collaborated with St. Thomas University, Miami Dade College and Lynn University to offer students an opportunity to earn a combined Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor Degree. The Accelerated Law Program allows students to graduate with a Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctor degree in six years instead of the traditional seven years.

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Winning Advocacy Programs

 

Second-year law students Jennifer Francisco, Carolina Del Campo, Stephanie, Roman, and Yunis Curbelo recently won an ABA regional mock trial completition. Upper-level law students are provided the opportunity to hone their practice skills by participating in our award winning advocacy programs

Mock Trial Team

Winning Advocacy Programs

Janice Santiago – Juris Doctorate ‘18

Third-year student Janice Santiago recently completed her externship at the United Nations in New York. This immersive experience allowed her to be a full delegate to the United Nations where she attended UN General Assembly and Security Council meetings, and rubbed shoulders with ambassadors and UN delegates from all over the world. "You attend a security council or general assembly meeting one day and read about it in the New York Times the next day," stated Janice. "I am so lucky that our school and Professor Mark Wolff provides this incredible externship.

Law School Clinical Programs

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Tamara F. Lawson Appointed as Dean of St. Thomas Law

November 1, 2018 Tamara F. Lawson has been appointed Dean of St. Thomas University School of Law, University President David A. Armstrong, J.D. announced Tuesday. Lawson will assume the role immediately, succeeding Dean Alfredo Garcia who is now serving as Interim Provost of St. Thomas University. Read More
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Fulfilling the Dream – Alumni Form South Florida-Based Law Practice

November 1, 2018 The practice of law can lead new law graduates in many directions and, for some, making the decision on what area and type of practice to pursue can be a daunting one. Class of 2016 graduates Adrian Acosta, Erik Lichter and Lester Rodriguez followed the path that lead them to fulfilling their dream of opening their own law firm. Read More
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St. Thomas Law Alumna, Phoebee Francois, Appointed to Circuit Court Bench

November 8, 2018 St. Thomas Law proudly announces the appointment of alumna Phoebee Francois ’94 to the Broward County Circuit Court for the 17th Judicial Circuit. Read More

St. Thomas University Events

Sat 15
Library Summer Hours Saturday, July 15, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
Mon 24
Soccer Camp Monday, July 24 - 9 am
Tues 25
Soccer Camp Tuesday, July 25 - 9 am
Wed 26
Soccer Camp Wednesday, July 26 - 9 am