College of Law

Career Compass: A Map for Your Legal Career in Family Law

Attorneys practicing family law typically handle some or all of the following matters: divorces, child custody, child abuse and neglect, adoptions, and civil protection orders. They may also handle matters such as surrogacy agreements or disputes regarding reproductive technology. Family law attorneys typically are solo practitioners or members of small firms, although some large firms also handle family law matters.


Core Curriculum:
Family Law
Juvenile Law

Specialty Courses:
Civil Advocacy Clinic
Creditor/Debtor Law
Federal Income Tax

Other Student Opportunities

  • Family & Juvenile Law Society (student organization)


Last Updated: 6/27/22