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Golden Gate University (Golden Gate University School of Law)

Founded in 1901, Golden Gate University School of Law offers a variety of programs for beginning law students and practicing lawyers.
Golden Gate University School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State of California and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Graduates qualify to take the bar exam in all 50 states and in the District of Columbia.

A student with an undergraduate degree may earn the basic Juris Doctor degree. Certificates of Specialization are available in Business Law, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation, Public Interest Law, and Real Estate Law.

Students may also earned combined degrees: JD/MBA with Golden Gate University or JD/PhD with the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology.

The ethic we share at Golden Gate University School of Law is that lawyering is an honorable profession, worthy of the public's trust. Toward that end, we provide students with a solid foundation in legal theory and the skills necessary to practice law successfully.

Professional Skills Development
JD students develop professional skills through a variety of programs including: clinics, certificates of specialization, the Honors Lawyering Program, joint degrees, and more.

You will be taught by an accomplished, diverse faculty who practiced law before teaching. They are experts in a wide range of legal areas -- from litigation to labor law, corporate law to criminal law, property development to public interest, environmental law to entertainment law, international law to intellectual property law - and much more.

Our student-to-teacher ratio is 21 to 1, and our professors are committed to being accessible to students.

Public Interest
Golden Gate has a special commitment to public interest. In addition to a strong public interest curriculum, the School of Law offers financial assistance to students who pursue careers in public interest law, and our in-house clinics provide legal assistance to underrepresented populations.

You will practice law in a complex world. Golden Gate students reflect a wide variety of ages; work experience; and cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. Our more than 20 student organizations address the many interests of our diverse student population.

Golden Gate's 1,000 law students include working professionals and recent college graduates from more than 100 undergraduate and graduate institutions. They come from across the United States and from a number of foreign nations, and represent a wide spectrum of ethnic, economic, and cultural backgrounds.

Personalized Career Services
Our Law Career Services Office provides you with ongoing support from the time you enter law school through graduation.

School name:Golden Gate UniversityGolden Gate University School of Law
Address:536 Mission Street
Zip & city:CA 94105-2968 California

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