Florida State’s academic programs and faculty are among the best in the nation. Our faculty delivers a sophisticated program of study that prepares students to enter the worlds of law, business and government at the highest possible level.
In addition to publishing in top legal journals, our faculty members have clerked for federal judges, worked at prestigious law firms and studied at the nation’s top law schools. They draw upon their varied experiences while teaching, which greatly benefits our students.
Students have access to an extremely broad menu of classroom and clinical experiences. We have especially strong programs in business law, environmental law and international law. Florida State has one of the most extensive clinical externship programs in the United States – placing students in more than 100 offices in Florida and elsewhere. Students also can obtain hands-on legal experience at one of our three “live-client” clinics, the newest of which is our Business Law Clinic. In this clinic, students learn transactional skills and earn academic credit by helping advise entrepreneurs within the Florida State University community.