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Your Giving Impact

Stacy Leeds

A Message from Dean Leeds

As we reflect upon where ASU Law has been and where it’s going, I am filled with gratitude for the steadfast support of our supporters. Your commitment to ASU Law through the years has been pivotal in shaping our endeavors as we embark on a new and exciting chapter. 

In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we are pioneering innovative programs and initiatives that resonate far beyond the confines of our campus. Your philanthropic spirit has empowered us to delve deeper into critical areas, equipping our students with the knowledge and skills to make an impact locally, nationally and globally. This page provides an overview of some of the key areas your support has helped establish or move forward. 

Your contributions serve as a beacon of opportunity for ASU Law to attract bright, dedicated and deserving students from diverse backgrounds. Together, we are creating a brighter future through our shared commitment to excellence and desire to positively impact our communities.

With gratitude,
Stacy Leeds
Willard H Pedrick Dean and
Regents Professor

Empowering excellence and innovation through your generosity

Thanks to the generous contributions of our supporters, we have witnessed the realization of numerous projects that have fortified our foundation. From the construction of our cutting-edge building in downtown Phoenix to the establishment of faculty positions, centers, clinics, scholarships and fellowships, each milestone has propelled us forward on our journey of excellence.

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At the core of our mission lies a commitment to public service—a principle embodied by our namesake, the late Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. With her legacy as our compass, we endeavor to expand our footprint in public service, ensuring that every graduate leaves our institution equipped not only with legal acumen, but also with a profound sense civic duty to contribute to their communities.

Our mission can only be realized with the continued support of our community. Together, we will propel ASU Law toward even greater heights.

Our mission

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University provides an incomparable legal education that is flexible, innovative and inclusive. ASU Law trains future lawyers and industry leaders committed to excellence, public service and advancing justice.

Support ASU Law

Whether you support ASU Law through outright gifts like cash, which make an immediate impact, or with planned gifts, which mature to benefit ASU at a later date, here are some ways you can give to what matters most to you.

Click on each color of the pie chart to learn more about ways to contribute to ASU Law.

For questions, please contact our Development office at or 480-965-7794.

Your giving impact on a law student

Impact opportunities

Discover how you can make a meaningful impact through our key programs and initiatives.

ASU Law events

ASU Law Events

11th annual Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Scholarship Luncheon

Friday, November 8, 2025, Renaissance Phoenix, Downtown Phoenix Hotel


ASU Law celebrates over 10 years of empowering student success at our annual scholarship luncheon. Since 2013, 1,300 students have received support in their legal education through 120 new scholarships. And, as of 2018, 100% of our 1L students have received scholarships.

O'Connor Justice Prize

January 2025, More information forthcoming


The first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice O’Connor lived a life dedicated to public service and helped to shape our nation’s legal history. Her work was centered on upholding the rule of law and ensuring justice for all. The O’Connor Justice Prize was established in 2014 to raise visibility for the rule of law initiatives, recognize people who have made extraordinary contributions to advancing the rule of law, justice, and human rights, and honor Justice O’Connor’s legacy.


For more information or questions, please contact the ASU Law Development office.