Thompson Rivers University

Faculty of Law


Welcome to TRU Law

Western Canada's Newest Law Faculty

TRU Law offers a dynamic legal education located in the stunning natural beauty of the Thompson-Okanagan Valley. Our three-year JD Program offers students a widely respected curriculum taught by an outstanding group of legal academics with the benefit of state-of-the-art facilities including a modern law library. Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of initiatives, including our innovative clinical education, competitive mooting, a national law journal, and student-run groups and activities. TRU Law is committed to student success and provides students with every opportunity to succeed as future legal professionals.

Studying at TRU Law is an exciting opportunity to blaze a new trail at one of Canada’s newest law schools. Our students are integrally involved in the process of building this new seat of legal learning. As a TRU law student, you will be uniquely positioned to influence the nature and values of a pioneering institution. Our students have had significant input on faculty selection, our growing range of course offerings, the design of the brand new law building, and planning special events including distinguished visiting speakers.

Prospective Students

Learn more about our Juris Doctor program.


How to apply for first year or upper year entry to TRU Law.

Current Students

Information on courses, student services, policies and awards.

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