JD Degrees

Here at Denver Law, you can complete the 90 credit hour JD curriculum as either a full-time or part-time student, with the option to add one of our JD certificates to teach you the skills you need to build your legal career.

Ranked No. 14, our part-time JD program meets on weekends & up to one-third online

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Full-Time JD Program

Denver Law provides experiences that prepare you for today's—and tomorrow's—legal market. With rigorous doctrinal curriculum coupled with practical experience in our No. 5 ranked clinics, No. 8 ranked trial advocacy and nationally recognized externships, you will practice before you practice. 

JD By the Numbers

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Part-Time JD Program

With more than 125 years of legal innovation, Denver Law transformed its No. 14 ranked part-time JD program to meet the needs of working professionals. Classes meet in person, on campus eight weekends per semester with up to one-third of the coursework online.

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JD Certificate Programs

Students pursuing a JD at Denver Law are eligible to enroll in one of our specialized certificate programs.

“Denver Law also has a truly impressive group of faculty, all of whom are effective instructors, dedicated mentors, and more than willing to assist students outside of the classroom. I could not be more satisfied with my decision to attend Denver Law, as it was instrumental in preparing me for a successful and rewarding career and to adapt in a rapidly changing legal market. Justin L. Cohen, JD '12