• 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

    Hamline law professors James Coben and Giuseppe De Palo recently presented at the Jed D. Melnick Annual Symposium at Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University in New York.

    Both Hamline University School of Law negotiation teams advanced to the final round at the American Bar Association regional negotiation competition at the University of Saskatchewan.

    Hamline University ranked first in Minnesota and 16th in the nation in its category for study abroad opportunities by the Institute of International Education.

    Ryann Sparrow, one of Hamline’s current third year law students, will be published in the summer 2015 issue of the Journal of Juvenile Law and Policy at University of California, Davis.