Nearly nine out of ten Lawrentians who apply to law school get in, and those numbers lead to a varied world of success beyond law school.

You will find Lawrence graduates in courts, writing legislation, working in-house for corporations, leading investigations, and working for the government with their advanced understanding of law. Regardless of their graduate school institution and their current career, they all share one thing: the rich liberal arts experience that inspired the skills that got them to where they are today.

Career Paths

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in litigation, legislation, government, family law, immigration, environmental law, corporate law, private law, sports law, the court system, investigation and consulting. 

They can also earn advanced degrees in law, political science, international relations, and legal studies.

Examples of recent employers

  • U.S. Department of Justice 
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn, LLP
  • Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
  • Michael Best & Friedrick, LLP

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Stanford Law School
  • Vanderbilt Law School
  • Washington University School of Law
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