THE REFRESHED C. BLAKE MCDOWELL LAW CENTER
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UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW
Take advantage of a law school located in a vibrant area acclaimed for its practicality, flexibility, ideal size, affordability, and overall quality. Why Akron Law is right for you.
A variety of clinical programs give you hands-on experience in these areas:
- Small Entrepreneur and Economic Development (SEED) Clinic
- Trademark Clinic
- Domestic Relations Court Clinic
- Civil Litigation Clinic
- Health Law & Policy Clinic
- Re-entry Clinics and more
- Immigration & Human Rights Clinic
INSIDE AKRON LAW
One of four Constitutional Law centers established by Congress, the Center at UA fosters scholarly research, public education, and student engagement on current topics of constitutional import.
Trial team finishes second in national competition
Coached by School of Law alumnus Kevin Kita, team members Jeananne Ayoub, Cassandra Rosa, Rachel Coles and Logan Bryant “proved, once again, that Akron Law is among the best of the best trial advocacy schools in the country,” says C.J. Peters, dean of the School of Law.
School of Law named a top school in the nation for trial advocacy
We have been again been named a “top law school for trial advocacy” in the winter 2018 issue of The National Jurist’s preLaw Magazine. We are one of only two Ohio law schools to earn this honor.
Intellectual Property Program receives another top rating
The University of Akron School of Law’s Intellectual Property program was awarded a grade “A-” rating in The National Jurist’s preLaw magazine for Spring 2018 — alongside schools like Stanford, Illinois and Vanderbilt and ahead of NYU, Penn State and Michigan.
Open house for prospective students
Learn about law school, the application process and the legal profession during our open house on June 16.
Alumni Awards Breakfast
7 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 18 | Honoring Kathryn A. Belfance (’77), Sally S. Benson (’74), Richard W. Burke (’83) and Margaret Andreeff Matejkovic (’92).