JD Concentrations - Information for Employers - Capital University Law School

JD Concentrations - Information for Employers

  • Capital University Law School remains on the cutting edge of developing practice ready graduates. The Law School’s individualized curriculum gives students the option to tailor their studies in one of the following five major concentrations: 


    CHILDREN AND FAMILY LAW
    GENERAL PRACTICE
    LITIGATION
    REGULATORY LAW
    TRANSACTIONAL LAW
     

    Within several of the major concentrations, students can specialize their studies as follows:

    LITIGATION

    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Civil Litigation
    Criminal Litigation

    REGULATORY LAW

    Environmental and Energy Law
    Governmental Affairs
    Labor and Employment Law

    TRANSACTIONAL LAW

    Publicly-Held Companies
    Small Business Entities
     

     
    Each concentration is responsive to the evolving legal landscape and combines theoretical and practical classroom experience with faculty expertise. Concentration course requirements include a foundation class, a course fulfilling the upper-level writing requirement, an experiential course, an externship related to the concentration, and two or more additional courses from an elective options menu. Successful completion of all requirements will result in the awarding of a concentration certificate that denotes a specialization, if applicable. 

     
     

    To learn more about the Law School's concentration programs, e-mail the Admission office or call 614-236-6310.