List of Law Schools in Illinois
University College of Law
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.S. Public Service
Management; J.D./M.A. International Studies; J.D./M.A. Computer
Science; J.D./M.S. Computer Science
Student activities: At DePaul, students build their legal skills,
enhance their resumes, establish job search networks and form
lifelong friendships through participation in a variety of student
journals and organizations. DePaul offers a particularly rich
selection, giving graduates a competitive advantage in their
professional development. http://www.law.depaul.edu/students/organizations_journals/
Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./LL.M. Taxation; J.D./M.S.
Financial Markets; J.D./LL.M. Financial Services Law; J.D./M.S.
Environmental Management; J.D./M.P.A.; J.D./M.P.H.; JD/LL.M. Family
Student activities: Chicago-Kent Law Review; Journals:
International and Comparative Law, Intellectual Property (student).
Moot Court Honor Society, AALSA Moot Court, BALSA Moot Court,
Environmental Law Moot Court, I.P. Moot Court, International Law
Moot Court. Trial Advocacy: ATLA Competition, National Trial
Competition, and others. Student Organizations: 25, under umbrella
of Student Bar Association.
John Marshall Law
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.P.A.; J.D./M.A.; J.D./LL.M.
Employee Benefits Law; J.D./LL.M. Intellectual Property Law; J.D./LL.M.
Information Technology Law; J.D./LL.M. International Business/Trade
; J.D./LL.M. Real Estate Law; J.D./LL.M. Tax Law
Student activities: We offer five honors programs: John Marshall
Law Review, Journal of Computer and Information Law, Review of
Intellectual Property Law, Moot Court, and Trial Advocacy and
Dispute Resolution Honors Board and Council. In addition to our
award-winning Student Bar Association, we support more than 50
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.S.W.; J.D./M.B.A.
Student activities: Journals include the Loyola Law Journal,
Consumer Law Review, International Law Journal, Annals of Health
Law, Children's Legal Rights Journal and Public Interest Law
Reporter. Students compete each year in 25 moot court, trial
advocacy and skills competitions here and abroad. There are nearly
30 student organizations.
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.P.A.
Student activities: The College has many student organizations
which provide an excellent opportunity for students to become more
involved in their law school community. The Student Bar Association
serves as the "umbrella organization" of these groups. The Law
Review is a student-edited journal that publishes articles designed
to assist the legal community.
University Law School
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./Ph.D.; M.S. Law/M.S.
Journalism; J.D./LL.M Tax; LL.M-Certificate in Management
Student activities: Our students automatically belong to the
Student Bar Association, which gives them a voice in curriculum and
administration. More than 50 active organizations have grown out of
students' diverse interests. Six scholarly journals are available
for research, writing, and editing. Students have the opportunity to
participate on national trial teams and in national moot court
Southern Illinois University--Carbondale School of Law
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.Acc; J.D./M.P.A.;
J.D./M.D.; J.D./Ph.D; J.D./M.S.W.; J.D./MS.Ed.; J.D./MS E CE
Student activities: The School of Law publishes the Southern
Illinois University Law Journal, and students write and edit
articles for the Journal of Legal Medicine. Students compete in
several appellate moot court and trial competitions including the
National Health Law Moot Court competition hosted by SIU. Students
are also active in more than twenty student organizations.
of Chicago Law School
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.P.P.; J.D./A.M.
International Relations; J.D./Ph.D.
Student activities: The Law School publishes six professional
journals. Student-edited Journals include the University of Chicago
Law Review, Chicago Journal of International Law and the University
of Chicago Legal Forum. There are over forty student groups ranging
from the Federalist Society to Street Law, to the Chicago Law Animal
Welfare Society (CLAWS) which students participate in outside the
University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign College of Law
Joint degrees awarded: J.D./M.B.A.; J.D./M.H.R.I.R.; J.D./M.Ed.;
J.D./Ph.D.Ed.; J.D./M.D.; J.D./M.U.P.; J.D./D.V.M.; J.D./M.C.S.;
J.D./M.S. Journalism; J.D./M.S.N.Res.; J.D./M.S. Chemistry;
J.D./Doctorate of Political Science; J.D./Doctorate of Philosophy;
Student activities: There are 36 student organizations, ensuring
that all students have the opportunity to become actively involved
in the law school community. Student awards, for a plethora of
accomplishments, continue to grow in number and size. There are
multiple journals and opportunities for student publications. There
are also numerous skills competitions, including 7 moot court
options throughout the year.