Develop Your Practical Lawyering Skills

A student making their argument during a moot court trial

With one of the nation's leading experiential learning programs, Minnesota Law ensures students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in their chosen field. Through its unique and innovative Law in Practice program, first-year students get immediate exposure to the practical aspects of lawyering and have opportunities to refine their skills through real-time feedback from seasoned faculty members and other legal professionals.

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In addition to the Law in Practice program, experiential learning at Minnesota Law includes our 25+ law clinics, numerous public-interest fellowships, corporate and government externships, a vigorous legal research and writing program, four student-edited law journals, and a wide variety of practice simulations, including mock trial and moot court competitions. Minnesota Law was has been recognized as a top 20 law school for moot court competition and a top 10 law school for practical training