Orlando offers a subtropical climate that allows for year-round outdoor activities. Barry University School of Law is located in one of the nation's most vibrant legal and business communities. Central Florida is home to a plethora of law firms, as well as major corporate entities that have headquarters or satellite offices in the Metropolitan Orlando area.
Central Florida is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Although this region was once the center of the Florida citrus industry, its major industry today is tourism. Walt Disney World, Sea World of Florida, Universal Studios - Florida, and a host of other attractions bring millions of visitors into Central Florida each year. Just an hour away are Kennedy Space Center and the beaches of the Atlantic.
In addition, Orlando is a major commercial center; many national corporations have headquarters in the city. With two major film studios, the area is fast becoming a television and motion picture production center.
For students at the Barry University School of Law, Central Florida provides a wealth of firsthand exposure to the practice of corporate and entertainment law as well as juvenile and criminal law. The Advisory Board of the School of Law is composed of many prominent Central Florida attorneys, judges, government officials, and others in the community. Their community affiliations enhance the networking and career opportunities available to Barry's students.
In addition to the potential it holds for professional development, Central Florida enjoys a year-round subtropical climate and offers a wide range of cultural and recreational activities. Orlando is the ideal venue to pursue your legal education.