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's Human Trafficking Academy Receives $2.5 Million Gift

November 9, 2017 St. Thomas Law and its highly-acclaimed Human Trafficking Academy just became the beneficiary of a $2.5 million gift, generously donated by Mr. John Brunetti, Chairman of the Hialeah Park Racing & Casino. Read More
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St. Thomas Law Students' Life-Changing Experience Assisting Detained Somali Refugees

March 5, 2018 Professor Lauren Gilbert and eight St. Thomas Law students - Carolina Acosta-Fox, Mirtha Garcia-Alvarez, Tessa Juste, Diego Sanchez, Melany Cornejo, Catherine Perez, Vanessa Baez, Nathalia Lozano - recently spent two days at the Glades County Detention Center working on behalf of several Somali deportees whose flight back to Somalia got turned back in Senegal for reasons that remain unclear. 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