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U.S. News and World Report badges for excellence in intellectual property law and trial advocacy
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Akron Law: The highest bar exam passage rates among Ohio's public universities

How our students did it


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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Flexible start times

Begin law school at Akron in January, May or August. Explore flexible start times at Akron.

U.S. News badges for excellence in three areas

Top 50 rankings by U.S. News

They reflect our strength in IP law, trial advocacy, and our part-time J.D. program. Learn more.

Prospective students

A crosswalk in a city


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.


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.

Akron Legal News: Akron Law selects longtime judge as commencement speaker

Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio, president of Akron Law's Alumni Association, will deliver the address. From jail cell to the bench: Summit County’s newest judge shares journey

Alumna Susan Baker Ross takes office this week as a Summit County Common Pleas judge, having taken a path through addiction and recovery on her way to the bench.

Global Lawyer Program introduces students to Japanese food, law, culture and life

The program, a hands-on international class held at Kanazawa University in Kanazawa, Japan, provided UA Honors College students from all fields the chance explore international law.

Good morning, Vietnam! Akron Law professor to teach at Hanoi Law University as a Fulbright Scholar

He will be the first U.S. Fulbright Scholar to teach at Hanoi Law University and is the first Core U.S. Fulbright Scholar among Akron Law faculty.

Grounded by an injury, Army pilot takes flight toward a legal career

Shawn Coffy never thought about being a lawyer until he was almost 30. Now he's in his second year here, and considering a career in aviation law.

Trial Team finishes second in the nation for third straight semester

The results solidify the team's place as one of the best in the country.

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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, Aug. 13, 6 to 8 p.m. Learn tips and tricks for mastering the LSAT. Learn more and register.