Loyola University Chicago

Pre-Law Advising

Division of Student Academic Services

Exploring the Legal Profession

The most common path to the legal profession is through pursuing a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Pursuing a J.D. requires a significant investment of time and financial resources, and, as such, we encourage you to carefully consider whether pursuing a law degree is the right choice for you. Browse our Resources and Ways to Explore sections for more information.