New England Law | Boston
Our Juris Doctor (J.D.) law programs
offer students the opportunity to excel in specialized law clinics and receive hands-on training in the practice areas of their choice. We invite you to learn more about the New England Law | Boston. Law school information of particular interest to prospective students
is available in a special section of the website.
New England Law | Boston offers highly flexible options for earning a Juris Doctor (JD). Law degrees can be earned through the full-time day division, and among Massachusetts law schools, New England Law is one of only two institutions in the Boston area to offer an evening law school program. Special Part-Time Program students include individuals with primary child-rearing responsibilities who are unable to attend law school as full-time day or part-time evening students.
Full-Time Law School Program
Part-Time Law Programs
LL.M. Program in Advanced Legal Studies
Our clinical law programs constitute a leading model in the integration of legal study and clinical experience. Law school clinical programs ensure that students are well prepared to make the most of their opportunities in the field.
Admission is competitive, and law school applications should be submitted as early as possible in the application period (September 15 through March 15 for fall entry). Our law school application deadlines vary depending on the program selected, and these dates should be carefully noted.
The core characteristic that defines the spirit of our remarkable community is engagement. Students embrace the opportunities of the supportive and diverse environment of the New England Law community and its downtown Boston law school location.
From New England Law | Boston’s founding in 1908 as Portia Law School—the only law school in the United States created exclusively for women—the school has always been a community that cherishes academic excellence and launches groundbreaking practitioners. Among law schools in Massachusetts and law schools nationally, our graduates are noteworthy for their strong support of their alma mater and its current students.
The law school faculty includes distinguished scholars and practitioners who are dedicated to teaching and to engaging with students. Full-time legal faculty members share the benefits of their academic credentials and high-level practice experience, and adjunct faculty are drawn from a pool of outstanding practitioners, including more than 15 judges.