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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.

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Start next spring!

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

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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

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

Akron Law student working as prosecutor

Ashley Lanz, a third-year student, is believed to be the first law school intern in the state to handle fourth- and fifth-degree felony cases with only limited supervision.

Elizabeth Knowles, left, who directs UA's Immigration and Human Rights Law Clinic, is pictured here with law students Serra Altintas and Cerena Ibara-Cech

Immigration law clinic meets growing need

Law students are helping our Immigration & Human Rights Law Clinic meet the legal needs of hundreds of asylum seekers in Northeastern Ohio.

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

Trial team earns 2nd place in nat’l tournament

The Trial Advocacy Program further solidified its position as one of the best in the United States when it took second place in the prestigious National Board of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions.

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Events

Jan

31

Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association Dinner with the Hon. David J. Cappos, former Undersecretary of Commerce and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

FEB

6-8

13th Annual Akron Law Winter Institute. Earn CLE credits and catch up with fellow alumni and friends. Held in Naples, Fla.

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.

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

Open house for prospective students

9 a.m. to noon, Friday, Jan. 25. Learn about law school, the application process and the legal profession during our open house. Learn more and register.