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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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.

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St. Thomas Law Hosts Annual John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy

August 3, 2018 This summer, The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy hosted its week-long professional development training from July 23rd to July 27th, 2018. The primary focus was addressing the issue of human trafficking within the United States. The Academy, directed by St. Thomas Law professor Dr. Roza Pati, welcomed 54 participants from around the country. Read More
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Associate Dean Tamara Lawson Begins Her Tenure as Acting Dean of St. Thomas Law

June 6, 2018 Tamara Lawson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, this week began her tenure as Acting Dean of St. Thomas University School of Law. She succeeds Dean Alfredo Garcia, who is now Acting Provost of the university. Both appointments were made by retiring university President, Monsignor Franklyn Casale. Read More
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St. Thomas Law Graduate, Tarlika Navarro, Appointed to Broward County Circuit Court

March 15 , 2018 St. Thomas Law alum Tarlika N. Navarro is one of two recent South Florida judicial appointments made by Governor Rick Scott. She will serve in the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit for Broward County. 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