Hofstra Law

Areas of Study

Find Your Focus

Technological innovations and policy changes have created new opportunities for lawyers in specialized fields. We have developed programs that allow you to focus your studies in a particular interest area and acquire the tools needed to gain an edge in your chosen field.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

You will receive instruction and training intended to expand your understanding of the role of the lawyer outside of the traditional adversarial litigation setting, and be exposed to lawyering skills essential to current legal practice.

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Business Law

Our business law offerings give you the solid foundation needed to excel as transactional lawyers, corporate litigators, or business principals in the dynamic intersection of business and law.

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Family Law

Our robust family law offerings will provide you with instruction and training in those subject areas fundamental to family law practice, in addition to instruction in specialized, related subject areas of their choosing.

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Health Law

We train our students to become first-rate legal representatives to all of the health care system’s stakeholders.

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Intellectual Property

You will receive instruction and training in those subject areas fundamental to the practice of intellectual property attorneys, in addition to instruction in specialized, related subject areas of their choosing.

The legal system can force open doors and sometimes even knock down walls. But it cannot build bridges. That job belongs to you and me. Justice Thurgood Marshall

Legal Ethics

Hofstra Law has been a leader in the field of legal ethics. Starting with the pioneering work of Professor Monroe Freedman, the Law School has distinguished itself for ethics programming and teaching.

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Legal Technology

We are preparing students to be innovators able to help law firms and other legal providers navigate the future.

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Public Service

We are committed to providing substantial opportunities for our students to engage in a wide range of public service activities during law school.