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THREE PROGRAMS PLACE IN TOP 50 IN LATEST U.S. NEWS RANKINGS

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U.S. News and World Report badges for excellence in intellectual property law and trial advocacy
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Three programs place in top 50 in latest U.S. News rankings

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THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON SCHOOL OF LAW

Take advantage of a law school 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

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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.

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Clinical programs

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

News

Hon. Andrei Iancu, director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, visits Akron Law

Director of U.S. Patent Office has positive words for Akron Law and ‘patent eligibility’ reform at IP Symposium

"You have one of the top IP programs in the nation, with half-a-dozen full-time IP professors and a dozen, nearly two dozen IP courses," said the Hon. Andrei Iancu (above, center), director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, during a recent IP symposium here. "The program you have here is amazing." Story and photos.

Ohio State Bar Association honors Akron Law professor Martin Belsky for longtime service

In his 50 years of service to the legal profession, Belsky has served as chief prosecutor in the city of Philadelphia, counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives, and dean at both Albany School of Law and at Akron Law, among numerous other appointments.

Student spotlight: Immigration Law Clinic experience paves the way to first job

My time at Akron Law has been instrumental in helping me find my passion for immigration law, says Cerena Ibara-Cech.

Akron Law team finishes in top 8 at National Appellate Advocacy Competition

After going undefeated at the regional tournament in Boston last month, 2L Michael Grund and 3L Lauryn Kitchen more than held their own against the best teams in the country at the national tournament held at the federal courthouse in Chicago.

Couple took different paths through the military to law school and engagement

Third-year students Mark Peasley and Kristin Leuchtag are in a good place: finishing up law school, jobs with law firms in their chosen fields, just bought a home, and engaged to be married.

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Events

Apr

26

‘Fun-Raiser’ trivia night sponsored by the Akron Law Student Bar Association. Proceeds benefit our Public Interest Law Fellowship.

May

17

Akron Law Alumni Awards Breakfast and Professional Conduct CLE: Honoring our 2019 outstanding law alumni award recipients. See details and register.

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LSAT workshop for prospective students

Tuesday, April 16, 6 to 8 p.m. Learn tips and tricks for mastering the LSAT. Learn more and register.