• 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 Steven Swanson was quoted in a Star Tribune article regarding Cargill's request to overrule a judicial decision that linked the company to child slavery in the cocoa industry.

    Professor Sharon Sandeen's new book, Trade Secrets and Undisclosed Information, (co-edited by E. Rowe) has just been released for sale in the U.S.

    Rebecca Dodson, a second-year law student, has been chosen to receive a Minnesota Justice Foundation's 2014 Law Student Volunteer award.