JD Program

UAlberta Law's Juris Doctor (JD) degrees are highly regarded credentials, built upon a strong curriculum and consisting of core courses with a wide range of specialties. Our faculty members are outstanding and approachable educators and scholars who have authored many textbooks and publications impacting the policy and practice of law internationally.

Our century-long tradition of excellence has produced three Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada (including current Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin), a host of provincial and federal politicians and numerous legal visionaries and other highly successful graduates.