“I tell friends how supportive the professors and faculty are. Everyone has an open door, and they make success a true possibility.”
- Andrea Sager, '17
“My time as a member of the arbitration team was undoubtedly my best experience at Chase. Not only was I fortunate enough to work with several brilliant colleagues, I was also afforded the opportunity to develop practical skills that will serve me throughout my career.”
− Chuck Rust, ’17
“You are sitting next to a mom, next to a former businessman, next to a real estate agent. These different experiences really add to the knowledge that I got out of being in class. Professors noticed our interests are different, and it created a fuller classroom discussion.”
- Claire Estell, '17
Whether you want to become a trial lawyer, advise business executives, consult with nonprofits, or utilize your law degree in the media, government relations, or any of hundreds of other ways it can advance a career, we offer multiple ways to get there.
Required courses for all first-year students are designed to provide a grounding in legal research, analysis, and fundamental doctrines of law.
Students who began classes in May take Contracts (combined Contracts I and II) as a first-year summer course, and students who began in August take Contracts as a second-year summer course.
Students who began first-year classes in August take Property (combined Property I and II) as a third-year summer course.
Fourth-year evening courses
Fourth-year part-time day courses
Electives are available to full-time, evening, and part-time day students. An elective course is typically offered at least twice during the period in which students in an entering class may enroll in elective courses, alternating as day or evening classes. Some electives with historically small class sizes may be offered at only one time, but are open to students in either the day or evening divisions.
View a full list of electives in our course catalog
All students must:
The Part-Time Day Program is designed for those who work evenings, are stay-at-home parents, or have other commitments that prevent study in the evening. Students in the day program will take classes with the full-time division students.
All students have the same opportunities to participate in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, including involvement in the school's centers & institutes, law review, competition teams, and externship and clinical programs.
All students must also complete upper-level writing requirements, a pro-bono service requirement, and a skills requirement.