We are committed to providing our students with a first-class legal education while supporting career development. Our students leave here with the tools they need to succeed in their future careers. As an outstanding public law school, the University of Mississippi School of Law leads, excels, and inspires by preparing students for the practice of law in a changing global marketplace, expanding the horizons of legal knowledge through scholarly research, and serving diverse communities in the state, region, nation, and world. As it pursues its mission, the Law School also has a special responsibility to the State of Mississippi as the State’s only public law school and a central component of its flagship university.
The Law School graduates innovative, practice-ready lawyers who enhance the legal profession, promote the cause of justice and serve the public. The Law School empowers students to reach their highest potential through a curriculum centered on doctrinal courses, legal research and writing, skills training, clinical instruction, externships, and professional ethics. As a state school, the Law School has a special commitment to educating state residents and train lawyers who will serve the needs of the State of Mississippi.