UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW

Best value law school
Master of Studies in Law, a new degree for accomplished professionals in other disciplines
Tier One recognition

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

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.

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

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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SOCIAL MEDIA

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Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters

Welcome Dean C.J. Peters!

Following a national search, Christopher J. (C.J.) Peters, the associate dean for faculty scholarship and a professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, is the new dean of the School of Law.

“The school’s reputation is growing, and there’s a real buzz around the place,” Peters said. “Faculty, staff and students are proud to be at Akron Law. I was especially impressed by the enthusiasm and dedication of the faculty and staff members I met. They really care about providing a first-rate legal education, and they’re working overtime – often quite literally – to make Akron Law the best institution it can be.”

More about Dean Peters

From the dean: Why Akron Law is right for you

NEWS

Akron Legal News: Akron Law’s new dean discusses his goals

Master of Studies in Law introduced

Akron Law: A highly ranked law school in a low-cost city

Kudos for UA’s bar exam prep, low student debt

Akron Law: Lowest student debt of any law school in Ohio

Akron Law 1L international student’s article published in ABA Young Lawyers Division newsletter

Akron Law rated as one of the "Best Schools for Bar Exam Preparation"

Akron Law ranked ‘best value’ by prelaw magazine and in top 60 nationwide, top three in Ohio