Since 2012 School of American Law (SAL) is privileged to have an exclusive cooperation with Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Tech – the second oldest law school in Illinois with a history marked by innovation and excellence, a vibrant community, rich legacy and technology; Since 1888, Chicago-Kent is offering an exceptionally forward-looking curriculum and a broad array of experiential opportunities. Areas of study encompass both traditional legal subjects as well as a wide variety of specialized programs, including highly regarded programs in intellectual property law and labor and employment law and demonstrating leadership in legal studies, and faculty members influence legal, social and political discourse worldwide. Chicago-Kent’s legal research and writing program sets the standard for American law schools, while trial advocacy and appellate advocacy programs have a long history of success in regional and national competitions.
Chicago-Kent has always emphasized professional responsibility in the broadest sense, encompassing intellectual discipline, careful analysis, comprehensive research, and sensitivity to the needs of clients and the context in which the law operates.
Chicago-Kent’s downtown Chicago campus links students to an extensive range of practice opportunities, from our thriving in-house law firm to a myriad of state and federal courts, financial markets, public interest groups, government agencies and law firms. Located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, our classrooms are just footsteps away from outstanding dining, shopping and entertainment as well as excellent public transit.