Valparaiso University Law, through its supportive faculty and staff, and its exceptional educational environment, empowers talented individuals to realize their potential and achieve success in their chosen careers. Our graduates are leaders in the profession and their communities, and make a difference to the people they serve.
We transform individuals into well-rounded professionals through an environment rich in faculty-guided learning by doing. Our graduates enter their careers with skills and confidence. They are ready to solve problems and bring value to clients and communities.
What We Are Renowned For
Valparaiso University Law is renowned for the following:
Personalized Teaching: Teaching and learning at Valparaiso Law are personalized and collaborative. We help you succeed in your learning and your professional endeavors.
Exceptional Legal Research and Writing: Among the most important skills for lawyers are writing and research. Valparaiso Law has long had a distinctive three-year program of writing and research, which distinguishes our graduates through their comprehensive skills.
Clinics and Experiential Education: Students gain extensive professional and practical experience through in-house, live client clinics, externships, internships, skills courses, pro bono work, and moot court and other competitive practice teams. Our graduates start their careers with confidence that grows from experience.
Diversity: Valparaiso Law is constituted by students of every racial group, and of countless ethnicities, religions, nationalities, orientations, backgrounds, and beliefs. The diversity of the Law School is central to who we are.
Law as a Calling: We are a community dedicated to imparting not just skills and knowledge, but values, self-understanding, and a commitment to service. Our graduates are not just good lawyers, but good people, who use their knowledge and influence to provide service for good.