The St. Mary’s University School of Law is a a state-of-the-art practice facility for the school’s advocacy programs as well as housing visiting courts that occasionally hear oral arguments on campus.
The Sarita Kenedy East Law Library is the largest legal information center in San Antonio and the surrounding area with a knowledgeable staff equipped to help students with their legal research needs.
Named a 2014 Best Value Private Law School by The National Jurist.
The Center for Legal and Social Justice is home to multiple clinical programs that offer students hands-on legal experience representing San Antonio’s indigent and disadvantaged citizens.
The clinical programs are the Civil Justice Clinic, the Criminal Justice Clinic and the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic. Students partner with licensed attorneys to work with clients in need.
Law students serve the underrepresented throughout the year in activities including spring break service trips, identity recovery and immigration outreach at San Antonio’s Haven for Hope, pro bono projects and monthly trips to underserved areas along the Texas-Mexico border.
Year after year, St. Mary’s law students excel in regional and national moot court and mock trial competitions.
The School of Law is a member of the International Association of Law Schools and the International Academy of Comparative Law (Académie Internationale de Droit Comparé).
The Institute on World Legal Programs in Innsbruck, Austria, offers world-renowned instructors, often including United States Supreme Court justices or prominent international jurists, during the intensive summer program.
Experience a legal and cultural spring break in Mexico at the University of Guadalajara.
The Institute on Chinese Law and Business in Beijing prepares students for the challenges of practicing in the expanding global marketplace and offers participants internship opportunities with Chinese law firms and industry.
With more than 30 active student organizations, law students can delve into their interests in a range of law specialty groups including the Federalist Society, the Restorative Justice Initiative and the St. Thomas More Society.
Graduates of St. Mary’s University have become members of the United States Congress, governors and lieutenant governors nationwide, justices of the Texas Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, state legislators, members of the federal judiciary and leaders of some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms.
The Wall Street Journal recognized St. Mary’s Law as among the nation’s best for post-law school, full-time employment data reported to the ABA.
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St. Mary’s University
One Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, Texas 78228-8601
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