• Hamline Law

    At Hamline Law, you can chart your own path while earning a place in a profession that changes lives – including your own. You have a uniquely Hamline opportunity to both distinguish yourself and shape justice.

    According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Law Schools,” we are Minnesota’s top-ranked private law school. Hamline was also ranked a “Best Value” by National Jurist magazine in 2013. With professors who are passionate about teaching, a well-connected staff of career services professionals, a holistic approach to experiential learning, more than 6,500 accomplished alumni all around the world, and a comprehensive university campus located in the heart of a vibrant, opportunity-rich metropolitan area, we know why Hamline Law is so highly regarded. Hamline Law graduates are strong critical thinkers and effective problem-solvers who put their Hamline JD to work in any number of meaningful ways.

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    Hamline Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

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    Admitted Students

    Congratulations on your admission to Hamline Law! You made the right choice.

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    Institutes

    Enhance your legal education through one of Hamline Law's renowned Institutes.

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    Alumni

    More than 6,500 strong and accomplished in their fields, Hamline Law's alumni support our current students by providing externships, coaching teams, mentoring, and tutoring.

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    Experiential Learning

    Experiential Progression adds value to your law school education through hands-on opportunities in Clinics, Externships, Competitions, Skills Labs, Pro Bono work and more.

  • School News

    Professor Sharon Press was honored with the 2014 A.M. "Sandy" Keith Alternative Dispute Resolution Award by the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Dispute Resolution Center.

    Hamline Law Associate Professor Mary B. Trevor and Hamline Law Professor of Alternative Dispute Resolution Law and Practice Giuseppe De Palo recently presented, "The Role of Mandatory Mediation in the European Union and the United States."

    Professor of Law Sharon Sandeen recently spoke about U.S. trade secret law at a conference organized by Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.

    Political Science Professor David Schultz served as editor for the recently released book, Conceptual Tension: Essays on Kinship, Politics, and Individualism.