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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.

Akron Law's partnership with Barbri exam prep

Greater bar exam success

Starting their first year, Akron Law students will now get a full bar-prep program at no cost through an innovative new partnership with BARBRI.

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Start this May!

Our Summer Start program gives you the flexibility to start at Akron Law in May. Explore Summer Start at Akron.

Students in Akron Law's Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program

Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program

For students with diverse backgrounds who want to explore a legal education: Apply now!

Prospective students

A crosswalk in a city

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

University of Akron School of Law student Ashley Lanz in the school's law library

Father and daughter earn J.D.s together

Tim Smith and his daughter Sarah vividly recall the moment that set them on a path to simultaneously earning J.D. degrees here — a moment more than five years in the making.

On NPR, Akron Law Professor Tracy Thomas speaks about lawsuit alleging Yale ignored sexual misconduct at fraternities

The professor argues the lawsuit could lead universities to change how they deal with such issues.

New partnership with bar-review leader BARBRI

Between the new partnership and existing academic-success programs, the school now has one of the most innovative and advanced bar-preparation programs in the country.

Calls to weaken U.S. IP system are short-sighted, says former U.S. Patent Office director

Dave Kappos told IP attorneys and Akron Law students that a strong IP system benefits the public at large.

Duo wins regional ABA Client Counseling Competition

David Wolfram and Christina McCrossin will now compete in the National Championships in March at the Baylor University School of Law

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Events

MAR

4

21st Annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy, with The Honorable Andrei Iancu, Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

MAR

14

Government Law Fair. Meet informally with representatives from public interest law organizations.

Apr

12

International Networks, and their Impact on U.S Legal Ethics’ with Laurel S. Terry, professor and H. Laddie Montague Jr. Chair in Law at Penn State’s Dickinson Law International Developments

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

Open house for prospective students

Saturday, March 9. Learn about law school, the application process and the legal profession during our open house. Learn more and register.