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Specialty Programs

GGU Law offers a variety of innovative programs that prepare students to be practice-ready on day one and help them develop important skills and expertise in topics that will be used throughout their careers.

1st Step and Litigation

GGU Law’s nationally recognized Summer Trial and Evidence Program (1st STEP) lets top-tier students train as litigators in the summer after their first year in law school. GGU’s nationally-recognized Litigation Center provides students with the practical skills necessary for a courtroom career. Our students are immersed in an innovative curriculum teaching basic and advanced litigation skills, compete in regional and national competitions, and enjoy access to world-class litigators.

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Public Interest Law

Golden Gate University School of Law is consistently ranked one of the best public interest law schools in the country. Last year, the National Jurist found that Golden Gate University was one of the two best in California. Each year, a comparatively large percentage of Golden Gate University graduates directly enter the public and nonprofit sectors. It is no surprise that many of the region’s public interest leaders are graduates of GGU.

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Environmental Law

GGU Law’s award-winning Environmental Law program has been consistently ranked as one of the best programs in the country by PreLaw Magazine, teaching our students environmental law for today’s biggest issues.

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Intellectual Property

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s financial, technology, and legal centers, GGU Law is the perfect place to further your career in Intellectual Property and Privacy Law as you study in one of the largest and most comprehensive IP programs in the country.

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Legal Writing & Research

GGU Law’s Legal Research & Writing program provides students with the necessary research and writing skills that lawyers use on a daily basis.

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