To be a center for excellence in professional legal education for the formation of good Christian lawyers and a venue for legal action and research in the pursuit of justice and service to humanity.
The College of Law’s mission is to produce legal professionals who have a passion for justice that is equaled by a commitment to serve the poor and the marginalized. Toward this end, it will work for the holistic formation of law students through the integration of a liberal Christian education with professional competence necessary for practice in today’s complex domestic and global environments.
Juris Doctor (J.D.) Program- The College of Law offers the degree of Juris Doctor which is patterned after the Model Juris Doctor Curriculum mandated by the Legal Education Board. With its law curriculum, the College of Law is able to adequately prepare its students for the demands of modern law practice in the Philippines and abroad.
Legal Apprenticeship Program- This program brings law students at the forefront of learning and experience through guided internship service in the government or public sector, non-governmental organizations, and accredited private law firms, thereby bridging the gap between theory and practice.
Bar Operations Program- The College of Law conducts its yearly Bar Operations in Manila to assist its Bar candidates as they prepare themselves for the Bar examinations.
Legal Aid Program- In partnership with generous sponsors, benefactors, and USLS partners: Balayan, ONTOP, Law Faculty, and Alumni, the College of Law provides free legal advice and counseling to indigent litigants.
Moot Court and Debate Program- The program aims to provide opportunities for law students to participate in various international and national moot court and debate competitions to improve their communication skills in oral and written legal advocacies.
Human Rights and Community Partnership- In partnership with Balayan, ONTOP, Law Faculty, Alumni, and student volunteers, the College of Law conducts seminars and workshops on Human Rights Law with a goal to reach out to vulnerable and marginalized communities and to further develop a more reflective professional education and acquaint law students with human rights advocacy and capacity building.
Law Journal and Advocate - The official law student publication provides an avenue for discourse on legal theories and principles, a place for sharing relevant legal updates, jurisprudence, and feature articles of interest of the faculty and students as well as a medium of expression and sharing of common interests and concerns of the law school.
For further details and inquiries, you may visit the College of Law Office or call 432-1189 or 434-6100 local 157.