A Model Law School:
We are a nationally recognized law school in the heart of University Circle, a thriving cultural neighborhood near downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
Our international law, health law and intellectual property law programs are among the top in the nation. Leadership courses and real-practice experiences are infused throughout our innovative curriculum. All students begin working with real clients in their first year and participate in a semester-long full-time practice experience during their third year.
magazine named us among the top 25 law schools that deliver the best public interest law opportunities. The magazine also listed us among its first "honor roll of law schools" that deliver the best practical training.
We offer JD, LLM and SJD degrees, as well as nine dual-degree programs
. During the third year, JD students may study abroad and complete a foreign LLM degree at one of four partner schools: Comillas Pontifical University in Madrid, Middlesex University in London, University of Paris Dauphine, and Zhejiang University Guanghua Law School.
Our Growing Presence:
About two-thirds of our students are from outside Ohio. More than 10,000 alumni live and work all over the world. Our graduates are employed in a wide variety of legal, government, non-profit and business settings. Many of our alums are CEOs, law firm partners, government officials and other recognized leaders.