School of Law
Welcome to Empire College School of Law
If you want to study law in California, Empire College offers two law programs that might interest you. Our California law school is an accredited institution dedicated to providing high-quality, intensive Juris Doctor and Master of Legal Studies programs for students pursuing a law degree.
- Juris Doctor
This 4 year program covers a broad range of legal education, preparing students for the California Bar Examination and the practice of law. Students with Bachelor's degrees in any discipline can take the Juris Doctor program concurrently with the Master of Legal Studies.
- Master of Legal Studies
- Designed to provide a foundational understanding of the legal system and law, the Master of Legal Studies program gives professionals the opportunity to gain a higher understanding of the law as it pertains to their career and apply it to their daily lives. Professional fields such as finance, insurance, human resources, and marketing deal with law on a daily basis
The Juris Doctor and Master of Legal Studies Program can be taken concurrently.
Empire College School of Law is proud to be recognized as one of the top California Accredited Law Schools (CALS) in Northern California. We believe the value in your law education with us extends further than a career as an attorney. High-quality Juris Doctor and Master of Legal Studies schools can provide students with the critical-thinking, discipline and professional skills to advance them in any career they choose to pursue.
We base our success on the success of our students. Since 1973, approximately 76 percent of our graduates have passed the California Bar Exam. Also, throughout the past five years, Empire College law students have regularly achieved one of the highest pass rates for California accredited law schools. If you want to study at a law school in Northern California, you may want to consider Empire College School of Law.
Students pursuing law degrees in Northern California benefit from the advantage of close-knit relationships and networking developed between Empire College School of Law graduates in the Northern California area. Our graduates make up approximately 25 percent of the Sonoma County Bar and include judiciary members in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lassen, Calaveras, and Merced Counties. These valuable networking opportunities give our students an advantage in passing the Bar examination and finding employment in the surrounding area’s legal community.
Our law degree program will prepare students to confidently face the ethical and challenging situations they may encounter in their future as lawyers. We are proud that among law programs in California, we are regarded for having distinguished faculty members who have high levels of expertise in their legal area, apply a strong academic approach to teaching and can effectively communicate material to law students.