Motion to Succeed

MC Law is interested in students who demonstrate not only the intellect needed to succeed in law school, but the character, leadership skills, and drive required to succeed in life.

Why MC Law?

J.D. Program

Our rigorous J.D. program combines a strong foundation in the law with opportunities to explore areas of personal interest and engage in hands-on legal work.

J.D. Program Info

LL.M. Program

MC Law offers several different LL.M. degree programs for applicants with diverse backgrounds and interests, including Traditional Studies, American Legal Studies, International and European Studies, and Advocacy.

LL.M. Program Info


Jonathan F. Will, center, an associate dean at the Mississippi College School of Law, holds the 2022 L. Edward Bryant Jr. National Health Law Transactional Competition championship plaque won by the MC Law team comprised of, from left, McKenna Cloud. 3L; Megan Donaldson, 2L; RJ Lewis, 2L; and James Tulp, 2L.

National Champs! MC Law Students Score Decisive Victory in Health Law Transactional Competition

U.S. News and World Report has named MC's counseling program and law school to its Best Graduate Schools Rankings for 2023.

Law School, Counseling Programs Secure MC’s Place on U.S. News’ Top Grad Schools Listing

MC Law attracts students who demonstrate not only the intellect needed to succeed in law school, but the character, leadership skills, and drive required to succeed in life.

Mississippi College School of Law Makes List of Nation’s Top Legal Education Institutions

Dr. Blake Thompson, right, Mississippi College president, and Dr. Keith Elder, left, MC provost and executive vice president, congratulate the Christian University's newest slate of emeritus selections. Among them are H. Lee Hetherington, second from left, professor emeritus of law; Donna Lewis, chief financial officer emeritus; and Leland "Butch" Benton, assistant professor emeritus of chemistry. Agnes Man-Bourdon, instructor emeritus of modern languages, was unable to attend the event.

MC Confers Emeritus Status on Longtime Law, Chemistry, Modern Languages Faculty, CFO

Located in the heart of
Mississippi’s legal community.

MC Law is located in downtown Jackson, Mississippi’s capital city and the heart of the state’s legal community. The State Capitol, Mississippi Supreme Court, federal courts, and many of Mississippi’s most respected law firms are within walking distance of the MC Law campus.

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A law school with a global focus.

MC Law students are given the opportunity to develop unique cultural insights and further their career qualifications by studying abroad in places including France, Germany, Mexico, South Korea, and Cuba.

Study Abroad Programs

Unmatched opportunities for
hands-on legal experience.

MC Law offers unlimited opportunities for part time work, clerkships, and hands-on externships with law firms, judges, public interest organizations, and government agencies. Unlike students at more isolated law schools, MC Law students gain in-depth, practical experience in the legal field long before they graduate.

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