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

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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!

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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.


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.

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.

Akron Law team headed back to trial advocacy nationals for 4th year in a row

Our Trial Advocacy Program continued its successful 2018-19 season with its most dominating performance of the year, taking both first and second place at the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition’s Regional Championship in Cleveland.

Akron Law moot court team dominates regional tournament, heads to nationals

Our Moot Court Team dominated the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition regional held in Boston in March.

Federal judge urges lawyers, law students to give state courts their due

In the annual Regula Lecture, the Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton, a former Ohio Solicitor General who has served on the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals since 2003, argues that state constitutions should be the avenue of first choice for legal advocacy and interpretation, rather than the federal constitution.

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Families and Communities Interdisciplinary Seminar: Co-parenting and High Conflict: Arguing, Alienation and Angst



The Ninth District Court of Appeals will hear four cases in our Brennan Courtroom.



International Developments, Internationals 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

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.