Where Innovation and Justice Meet

Blending Cutting-Edge Skills and Knowledge to Produce Practice-Ready Lawyers

Golden Gate University School of Law is an award-winning, ABA-accredited law school with a prime location in the heart of San Francisco. GGU Law offers an innovative and personalized learning experience that produces a diverse group of graduates with the skill, judgment, and knowledge to become exceptional lawyers for today’s truly global market.

Student Success

With small classes and dedicated staff, GGU Law features personalized attention and outstanding opportunities for academic success and professional development.

Pathway to Success

From the first day of law school to the bar exam, we help our students succeed.

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Bar Preparation

GGU Law provides students no-cost bar prep materials from the moment they enter school until the time they pass the Bar, through our partnership with Themis Bar Review.

Pass the Bar Exam

We believe that successful bar preparation begins on day one.

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Career Development

The Office of Career Services is here to guide you in your professional development, including career counseling, networking and recruiting programs, career panels, and more.

Life after Graduation

Contact the OCS to find out how we can help you realize your career goals.

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Degree Programs

Our JD and graduate level degree programs offer students the flexiblity and freedom to explore their interests on a schedule that works for them.

Clinics

GGU Law's award-winning clinics give students real world experience, while also tackling some of today's biggest social issues.

Specialty Programs

Our unique and specialized programs prepare students to stand out in the job market with valuable experience and in-depth training.

Centers

GGU Law's Centers of Excellence allow students the opprotunity to learn and study alongside experts and scholars from specialized areas of law.

Mission Statement


We at Golden Gate University School of Law believe that law is an honorable and valuable profession worthy of the public trust.

Our goal is to prepare our students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, and leaders, with the flexibility to respond to changes in the legal profession. To that end, we blend practical skills training with legal theory throughout the curriculum as we strive for excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Our mission is to produce a diverse group of graduates with the skill, judgment, and moral compass to become exceptional lawyers and socially responsible members of the global community.