The University of California, Irvine School of Law, enabled by a generous gift from the Donald Bren Foundation, has the opportunity and mission of creating the ideal law school for the 21st century. The legal profession today demands lawyer preparation that effectively integrates the traditional teaching of legal doctrine with the development of real-world practice skills. With our blank canvas, and faculty recruited from top-tier law schools around the country, UC Irvine School of Law is uniquely positioned to build a new school that is relevant to law practice and legal scholarship in the 21st century and that pushes the frontiers of the profession.
UC Irvine School of Law has an unprecedented “clean slate” to unite the best of traditional top-tier legal education with innovative thinking.
Every UC Irvine School of Law graduate will have many meaningful opportunities to work with real clients on real legal problems.
Our faculty and administrators come from top law schools. Our students have grades and LSAT scores comparable to peers at top 20 law schools.