We Are UCI Law

The University of California Irvine School of Law is the culmination of several generations of revolutionary dreamers. Those not satisfied with the status quo who wanted to redefine, reimagine, and reinvent legal education. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018, the University of California, Irvine School of Law begins its second decade a larger, stronger, more dynamic academic institution than its founders could have ever imagined.

UCI Law provides an innovative and comprehensive curriculum, and prioritizes public service and a commitment to diversity within the legal profession. UCI Law students have completed more than 125,000 hours of pro bono work in the past decade. Forty-six percent of UCI Law’s graduates are students of color. At UCI Law, we are driven to improve our local, national and global communities by grappling with important issues as scholars, as practitioners and as teachers who are preparing the next generation of leaders. The collaborative and interdisciplinary community at UCI Law includes extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, dedicated staff, engaged alumni and enthusiastic supporters. 

We look forward to continuing our remarkable journey with our faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners.

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Office of the Dean

Dean and Chancellor's Professor of Law Austen Parrish
joined UCI Law in August 2022 as its third dean.

Our History

UC Irvine School of Law is the first new public law
school in California in more than 40 years.

Public Service

Serving the public is a core mission of the Law School,
and students are offered diverse opportunities to do so.


Explore our online viewbook to learn more
about the University of California, Irvine School of Law.

Class Profile

Our diverse student body boasts highly 
competitive qualifications.

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Video: Creating a Top Law School From the Beginning

UCI Law prides itself on a commitment to public service, an innovative curriculum that features experiential learning and its culture of civility. This video provides a look back on how UCI Law’s Inaugural Class helped establish these foundations.

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Accolades for UCI Law

Members of the UCI Law community routinely earn top honors in their fields.


The University of California, Irvine School of Law has recruited an administrative staff that is second to none among law schools.

Maps and Directions

UCI Law is located in coastal Southern California, about 40 miles south of Los Angeles.