“Memphis Law offers an outstanding program of legal education, emphasizing cutting edge doctrinal and practical skills training, public service through innovative community-based educational programs and partnerships, and a distinctive commitment to experiential learning.” Peter LetsouDean, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law offers a wide range of legal instruction. The school offers certificates in Advocacy, Business Law, Health Law, and Tax Law for more specialized tracks through the program. Along with the core programs, the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law’s influence extends much farther into the city. A quick survey of the local legal scene will bring up names at many of the top firms in the Mid-South area who completed their graduate law studies at the University of Memphis. In addition, some of the school’s facilities have been ranked among the top law schools around the country. The school’s cast of notable alumni include many of Tennessee’s leading attorneys, in addition to two of the state’s five Supreme Court justices.

Dual-degree Programs:


JD/MA in Political Science


Certificate Programs:


Business Law

Health Law

Tax Law

Dean: Peter Letsou

Tuition: Around $9,000 per semester for in-state enrollment.

For more information,
please visit memphis.edu/law
1 North Front Street; Memphis, Tennessee 38103