Juris Doctor

The University of Maine School of Law’s three-year J.D. curriculum is designed to give students a solid foundation in legal analysis and practical lawyering skills that will serve them well in any pursuit.

Maine Law offers a wide variety of courses, as well as opportunities for fellowships, internships and externships for academic credit. Small class sizes foster a collaborative environment, and encourage interaction between professors and students.

Interested in flex-time study?

Contact the Office of Admissions at 207.780.4341.

Qualifications for Admission to the Bar

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.