“We understand the ongoing changes in the legal profession, and are committed to helping our students transform into fully prepared professionals who are in demand across a wide variety of fields.”
very important issue in society and the economy is growing in complexity, and solutions almost always have a legal component.
New legal fields are emerging, such as financial compliance, data security, and privacy, and while some established fields are contracting, others are growing. Demand for public interest lawyers is intense. This is an excellent time to consider an education and future in the law, and it’s an exciting and transformative time here at Pace Law. Pace Law students follow a distinctive path to practice which flows directly from the modern legal and commercial marketplace. Our 1L curriculum is
built on a solid and rigorous foundation of traditional legal concepts and the rules of litigation procedure. Afterwards, students quickly transition to a skills-building focus, leading to representing actual clients in our clinics and supervised field placements. Our unique location outside New York City offers valuable access to internship and employment opportunities, and
David Yassky was
draws leaders in the legal community to our campus.
named Dean in 2014. A constitutional scholar, he has also spent time in private practice, as well as varied roles including chief counsel to a Congressional subcommittee and positions in New York City government.
Whether you know precisely what type of law you want to practice, or are open to exploring options, if you join us at Pace Law, you will become part of a vibrant, ambitious, and nurturing community focused on exceptional and practical training and mentoring. —David Yassky, Dean of Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
Published on Sep 25, 2017