The main courtroom inside The University of Akron School of Law

THE REFRESHED C. BLAKE MCDOWELL LAW CENTER

A $21 million project creates a modern, high-tech setting for law education. See it.

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.

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PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

CLINICAL PROGRAMS

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

Constitutional Law Center

CONSTITUTIONAL 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.

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News

Members of the Trial Advocacy Team at The University of Akron School of Law

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.

Students at The University of Akron School of Law, a top school in the U.S. for trial advocacy

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.

Students at The University of Akron School of Law, where the Intellectual Property Program has received a top rating

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.

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Events

Students and instructors at the University of Akron law school at an open house

Open house for prospective students

Learn about law school, the application process and the legal profession during our open house on June 16.

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Bouquet of flowers for the School of Law's Alumni Awards Breakfast

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).

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Law students at The University of Akron

Commencement

2 p.m. Sunday, May 20 | We will honor and celebrate our latest class of graduates.

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