Earn your law degree in Being ahead of the curve


Being able to see the future before it happens isn’t a gift – it’s a skill you can master. With technology impacting the delivery of legal services at an unprecedented rate, Hofstra Law is not only keeping up with these changes but becoming a technology leader among U.S. law schools. We are preparing students to be innovators able to help law firms and other legal providers navigate the future.

TOP 10 SCHOOL

FOR TEACHING THE TECHNOLOGY OF PRACTICE

– American Bar Association

Courses and Programs

Hofstra Law offers a robust set of both broad and specialized legal technology courses:

 

  • Computer Technology in Legal Practice
  • Law, Health and Technology
  • Courtroom Technology and Advanced Advocacy
  • Medical Product Development and Licensing Agreement Drafting Seminar
  • Pre-Trial III: Drafting and Arguing the Summary Judgment Motion
  • Delivering Access to Justice In a Challenged Society
  • International Business Transactions
  • Products Liability
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Legal Tech Capstone

Each course may not be offered every semester.

ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS

Faculty and Staff

Professor Vern Walker Teaching at the LLT Lab

Jennifer A. Gundlach, Emily and Stephen Mendel Distinguished Professor of Law and Clinical Professor of Law

Irina D. Manta, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Professor of Law, and Founding Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law

Jared Rosenblatt ’03, Special Professor of Law and Deputy Bureau Chief, Major Offense Bureau, Nassau County District Attorney’s Office

John Tsiforas ’10, Director of Distance Education, Director of Analytics and Program Evaluation, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

Vern R. Walker, Professor Emeritus of Law and Director of the Research Laboratory for Law, Logic and Technology

Legal Tech Bootcamp

Hofstra Law Hosts Legal Tech Boot Camp

Hofstra Law’s Legal Tech Boot Camp is a single-day educational and networking experience that focuses on the role of technology in the practice of law and the professional opportunities available to those with the skills and interest to engage with legal tech.

Read the full story on our LawNews site.

Panel topics included:

  • Analytics and E-Discovery
  • Applied Cognitive Computing and Artificial Intelligence: How Machines Learn to “Read” the Law
  • Blockchain and Its Implications for Legal Practice
  • Data Security and the Internet of Things
  • Law, Technology and Access to Justice
  • Tech Fluency and the Legal Tech Landscape

Trial Advocacy Through Courtroom Technology

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This program teaches students advanced trial techniques and the fundamentals of trial advocacy using courtroom technology. It is taught in Hofstra Law’s high-tech courtroom, and students learn how to use the courtroom’s technology in the course of a trial.

Careers

The legal marketplace is changing at a rapid pace. Our curriculum adapts to these changes, enabling you to enter the profession with the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field and a resume that stands out from the competition.

 

Class of 2017 Job Rankings. 5th Among New York State Law Schools. 42nd Nationally for Full-Time Long-Term Bar Passage Required Jobs, Source: Law School Transparency (LST)

Select Distinguished Alumni

Nicole Della Ragione ’16, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C.

Robyn Greene ’08, Privacy Policy Manager, Facebook

Steven Haft ’77, Head of Global Partnerships, ConsenSys; Former Head of Innovation, Time Inc.

Daniel Marvin ’00, Partner, Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection Practice, Morrison Mahoney LLP

Ian Nelson ‘99, Co-Founder, Hotshot

William Rosellini ’06, Executive Chairman, Rosellini Scientific, LLC; CEO, Nexeon MedSystems, Inc.

Felix Shipkevich ’03, CEO and Co-Founder, Hotspot Law

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