J.D. Certificates

Focused legal studies through certificates.

Creighton University School of Law Concentrations

By choosing a certificate, you’ll set yourself apart in the competitive job market. At the end of your studies, you’ll do a substantial project, which might involve writing a paper, participating on a trial team, working in our legal clinics or participating on moot court.

Choose from:
Business, Commercial and Tax Law
Criminal Law and Procedure
Family Law
Health Law
International and Comparative Law

Your Faculty

You’ll learn from expert faculty, including:

Business, Commercial and Tax Law: Professor Edward Morse —a scholar on taxation, trade, technology, and regulation, who, prior to joining the Creighton faculty, was a law clerk for Hon. Deanell R. Tacha of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and he was associated with the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan.

Criminal Law and Procedure: Professor Raneta Lawson Mack —who is widely published on criminal law-related issues, including concealed weapons laws, bias in the criminal justice system and comparative criminal procedure.

Family Law: Professor Catherine M. Brooks  —is a co-founder of The Center for the Study of Children’s Issues, at Creighton University. She is an editor and co-author of The Nebraska Juvenile Court Procedures Manual and consults locally with child advocacy groups, family law practitioners, and a social service agency. 

Health Law: Professor David Weber

International and Comparative Law: Professor Michael J. Kelly —who has authored and co-authored 4 books and more than 30 articles and book chapters in the areas of international and comparative law and Native American law.

Litigation: Professor R. Collin Mangrum—graduate of Harvard University whose annual treatises on Nebraska evidence law and Utah evidence law are widely cited and used.