La Trobe Law School’s Juris Doctor offers an innovative, high quality legal education with a global and social justice perspective on the law. It includes all the compulsory subjects required by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board for admission to the legal profession as an Australian lawyer. The degree is offered at La Trobe’s City Campus with access to contemporary interactive learning facilities in the heart of Melbourne’s legal precinct. Teaching is conducted in small classes during the day and in the evening, but some classes may be offered on weekends. The emphasis of assessment tasks is on practical skills and hands-on experience. Our unique work integrated learning partnerships enable you to get practical experience with real clients and real legal issues by shadowing lawyers in a range of settings. This real world experience allows you to build valuable networks during work placements. Note:To assist with planning your enrolment, download a PDF copy of the study plan guide here: Juris Doctor (LMJD) City Campus 2019A diverse selection of Masters Level Law Electives are made available for JD students each year.