SmithGroupJJR, founded in 1853, is a 1,000-person international architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and landscape architecture firm specializing in the design and planning of law schools. We are inspired by each school’s unique character, needs, and approach to legal education, and we design innovative facilities to meeting our clients’ distinctive objectives. In 2015 alone, SmithGroupJJR completed new law school buildings for the University of Utah, American University, and Georgia State University (site of CALIcon16); in addition, the University of South Carolina’s new law school building will open later this year. Learn more at