Meet our Students
- The 239 JD candidates were selected from a pool of almost 5,000 applicants; women comprise 57% of the class and 33% identify as persons of color.
When Tranae Felicien ’22 was getting ready to start law school, she heard a lot about how hard the first year was going to be.
- Representing marginalized clients in the Health Justice and Immigrant Rights Clinics and pro bono leadership aligned with Gardner’s personal and professional goals.
- Working directly with clients and using law to help solve their problems allows students to develop their lawyering skills, build confidence, and begin to hone professional judgment.
- Duke Law enrolled 239 students from 116 undergraduate institutions to the JD Class of 2023.
- Rising 3L Danielle French discusses her path to ROTC and battalion leadership, and her aspirations for a career as a military lawyer.
- The 220 students in the JD Class of 2022 represent 112 undergraduate institutions and 20 countries, including Canada, China, Iran, South Korea, and Mexico.
- Mario N. Moreno ’21 is spending his summer as a 2019 Latham & Watkins 1L Fellow, one of 12 law students from around the country chosen to participate in the program designed to encourage diversity and inclusion within the legal profession.
The first time you’re cold-called in class is a rite of passage for law students, but it didn’t faze Sam Howe ’19, who spent eight years in the U.S. Marine Corps before coming to Duke Law.
- Bryant Wright '19 calls his work on a First Amendment Clinic case that moved from intake to settlement over the course of two semesters the most rewarding experience of his time at Duke Law.