Thompson Rivers University

Faculty of Law

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Law School Building Featured in the Globe and Mail Winner of 2 Architecture Awards in 2014

Welcome to the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law offers a dynamic legal education located in the stunning natural beauty of British Columbia's Thompson Valley.

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The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, PC, Chief Justice of Canada, celebrates opening of TRU Law with Jay Michi (JD '14).

Our three-year JD Program offers students a well-established curriculum taught by an outstanding group of legal academics with the benefit of state-of-the-art facilities in an award winning new law school building that includes bright, modern classrooms and student study spaces.  It also houses a brand new law library.

Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of initiatives, including a legal information service that provides students with opportunities for serving the community, award winning competitive mooting, an international law journal, and student-run groups and activities. Our students and alumni benefit from dedicated career-related support from our career services office, which is staffed year-round by a full-time professional.  The Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University is committed to student success and ensuring that students are provided with every opportunity to succeed as future legal professionals.

Studying law at Thompson Rivers University is an exciting opportunity to blaze a 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 and are uniquely positioned to influence the nature and values of a pioneering institution. Our graduates have already achieved success in a wide variety of legal fields, which you can read about on our 'student success' page.

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