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Florida State University


Florida State Law prepares students for excellence during law school and beyond.

Florida State Law is a family of scholars, students, alumni and friends all working together.

Our students learn about the law where policy is formed.

We teach our students the importance of service, which translates into alumni who make a difference around the nation and the world.

According to ABA data for the class of 2015, Florida State is the #1 law school in Florida in terms of job placement.


U.S. News & World Report (2017) rates Florida State as the 48th best law school in the nation. Florida State’s environmental law program is ranked 14th best nationally.

Business Insider (2016) ranks Florida State as the nation’s 44th best law school.

The National Jurist magazine (2017) ranks Florida State the nation’s #16 “Best Value” law school.

Featured Profile: Professor Shi-Ling Hsu

Featured Profile Shi-Ling Hsu

D'Alemberte Professor and Associate Dean for Environmental Programs Shi-Ling Hsu is an expert in the areas of environmental and natural resource law, climate change, law and economics, and property. Prior to entering academia, Hsu was a senior attorney and economist for the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, D.C.

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Feb 07, 2018

Spring 2018 Environmental Distinguished Lecture Featuring Tom Merrill

Mar 12 - 16, 2018

Spring Break

Apr 04, 2018

Spring 2018 Environmental Student Colloquium