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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

Members of the Trial Advocacy Team at The University of Akron School of Law

Pre-Law immersion program earns rave reviews

The four-week program, for students from underrepresented backgrounds, gave participants an inside look at the profession and the career paths available. Students raved about it.

Students at The University of Akron School of Law, a top school in the U.S. for trial advocacy

Law library awarded grant from foundation

Akron Bar Association Foundation has awarded Akron Law a generous grant to help provide the local legal community with legal research tools.

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

Design of upgraded building earns praise

Natural light, warm colors and transparency are apparent throughout the student-friendly renovation that was completed in 2018. Properties Magazine profiles the project.

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Events

Professor R. Polk Wagner, University of Pennsylvania Law School

‘The Power Politics of Patents’

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 12:15 p.m. in the Brennan Courtroom | Professor R. Polk Wagner of the University of Pennsylvania Law School will discuss one of the most significant developments in patent policy since the institution of the Federal Circuit.

Details

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

Legal Writing Institute's One-Day Workshop

Friday, Nov. 30  | Law professors from across the region will offer guidance on teaching oral advocacy.

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

Open house for prospective students

Friday, Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to noon | Learn about law school, the application process and the legal profession during our open house.

Learn more and register