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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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Intellectual Property

Our IP program was awarded another top grade in the spring 2018 issue of National Jurist’s preLaw magazine.

Spring flowers on the campus of The University of Akron

Start next spring!

Our Spring Start program gives you the flexibility to start at Akron Law in January. Spring Start at Akron.

Law students socialize in the new law building

Earn your degree with less debt

The average Akron Law graduate owes less money in loans than graduates of most other Ohio law schools.

Prospective students

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Admissions

We offer a variety of enrollment options (full-time, part time, enroll in January or May). Plus: How to apply. Tuition and fees. Financial aid options.

Law students socialize in the new law building

Clinical programs

Through our clinical programs, you can build expertise in such areas as trademark, immigration, civil litigation, economic development and more.

News

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

Law library awarded grant from foundation

Akron Bar Association Foundation has awarded Akron Law a generous grant to help provide the local legal community with legal research tools.

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

Design of upgraded building earns praise

Natural light, warm colors and transparency are apparent throughout the student-friendly renovation that was completed in 2018. Properties Magazine profiles the project.

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

Trial team finishes 2nd in national competition

Our Trial Team “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.

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Events

Laura Little, who will speak at The University of Akron School of Law

Lecture: ‘Civil Litigation is not an Oxymoron’

Monday, Oct. 1, 3:40 p.m. in the Brennan Courtroom | Judge Jack Zouhary of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, will present “Civil Litigation is not an Oxymoron and How to Avoid Motion Sickness”

A professor lectures at The University of Akron's School of Law

‘The Defamation Experience’

Monday, Oct. 15, 6 p.m. in the Brennan Courtroom | “The Defamation Experience,” a courtroom drama that explores the issues of race, class and the law. The audience is the jury, followed by a moderated discussion.

Details

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

Legal Career Fair

Friday, Nov. 2  | For 3L students and recent grads, an opportunity for interviews and table talk with employers.

Learn more and register