Virtual Experiences

The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to close campus to visitors, so we have created this site to serve as an online Admitted Student Day. Browse our recorded and live panels below, and check back as we add more content. One of our greatest strengths is our uniquely warm, supportive community. If you would like to talk to a current student, faculty member, or a member of our alumni about what it's like to join that community, please let us know. We are looking forward to seeing you next fall.

Your Future in Practice

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Hear from alumni like former US Attorney Debra Yang; US District Court Senior Judge Ellen Huvelle; VP & Assistant GC of Pfizer Yolanda Lyle; and GC & Senior VP of Giorgio Armani Hank Rouda as they discuss their BC Law experience and careers and the strength of the alumni network.

Business Law

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Associate Dean of Faculty Diane Ring, and professors Brian Quinn and Ray Madoff, as well as two distinguished alumni, Jason Triplett from Kirkland & Ellis and Caitlin Mulligan from Ropes & Gray, discuss our business curriculum, experiential opportunities, and how we help launch successful careers.

IP & Innovation

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Hear from professor and faculty director of BC Law's Program on Innovation and Entrepreneurship David Olson and professor Fred Yen, as well as three distinguished alumni, Clara N. Jimenez from Johnson & Johnson, Kelli Powell from WilmerHale, and Michael Sapherstein from Marvel Comics.

   

Dean's Welcome

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Boston College Law School Dean Vincent Rougeau explains why BC Law offers a unique opportunity for law students to challenge themselves, grow and discern their path to a rewarding career. Introduced by Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment Management Shawn McShay.

Faculty Panel

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Professors Diane Ring, Jeffrey Cohen, Katharine Young, and Paul Tremblay take you through the 1L experience, upper-class courses, experiential learning, advising, and more. Includes an FAQ section. More questions? Reach out directly to one of the faculty members or submit our Q&A form.

Class: Criminal Law

Curious about what getting called on in class is like? How interactive is a lecture? Learn whether intent to murder is morally wrong as you get a feel for academic life at BC Law: watch professor Steven Koh teach his Criminal Law class (with admitted students also in the audience).

   

Student Panel

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Want to know what it's really like to be a BC Law student? A recording of our live student panel is now available, as five current students discuss their experiences at BC Law and answer questions about academics, campus life, career prospects and the unique and supportive community.

Welcome from the Alumni

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Alumni Board President Steve Riden describes the power of the BC Law network, how he owes his career to the School, why the people he met are still his closest friends--and why a third of the members of his law firm are BC graduates (hint: BC Law grads are fiercely loyal. They're also great lawyers).

Career Services: Our Approach

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Assistant Dean Jen Perrigo outlines the services the CSO offers students, from workshops like 1L Bootcamp and resume building to networking, employer outreach, and one-on-one advising.

Additional Videos   

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Map of Boston area

Neighborhoods

BC Law students guide you through the most popular places to live, from Cleveland Circle to Newton to Brighton.

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Faculty Spotlight - Daniel Kanstroom

Where does law end? This has been the focus of Prof. Daniel Kanstroom's research on immigration and deportation.

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Boston skyline

The City of Boston

Boston is home to more than 2,000 law firms and the federal First Circuit. We connect students to high-tech startups and major players in venture capital, finance, biotech, healthcare, & government. 

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Students in the classroom

Our Academic Philosophy

Academic Dean Alfred Yen explains what sets our faculty apart, and why our collaborative approach works so well. 

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Faculty Spotlight: Ingrid Hillinger

Named one of the top 26 law professors in the country, Professor Hillinger inspires and challenges students.

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Downtown LA

Alumni Spotlight: Debra Yang '85

DraftKings and Uber have sought the counsel of Debra Yang '85. The first female Asian American US Attorney in history, now in private practice, is a graduate of BC Law. 

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Trial Practice

BC Law's strength in civil and criminal litigation is drawn from classes like Professor McEvoy's Trial Practice.

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Professor Patrcia McCoy

Faculty Spotlight: Patricia McCoy

Prominent scholar Patricia McCoy focuses on financial products, consumer welfare, and systemic risk.

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New York City

Alumni Spotlight: Ray Mercedes '07

Raymond Mercedes '07 is the Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel - Chief of Staff of Corporate & Legal Affairs, for Univision. 

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Speak With Admissions

Due to the campus shutdown, we are scheduling phone interviews with admitted students. Please choose an admissions professional below to book a call with them.

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