The Recorder published an article about Santa Clara Law’s new Tech Edge JD program, which will start in the Fall of 2018 and will include 450 hours of practical, workplace experience. Read the article by signing up for a free account with The Recorder.

“The innovative part is that we developed this set of benchmark experiences that should be tailored to working in the tech world,” said Laura Norris, director of the Tech Edge J.D. program, which starts next year. The school worked with tech law attorneys and technology companies’ in-house counsel to identify the skills that were lacking in recent grads.


Laura Norris

Associate Clinical Professor; Director, Entrepreneurs' Law Clinic; Director, Tech Edge J.D. Program; Faculty Advisor, ChIPs Women in Tech Law at SCU

Colleen V. Chien

Professor of Law