• 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

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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

    Oct 23 2014

    Sandeen Featured

    The October issue of Business Law Today includes a "Member Spotlight" interview with Professor Sharon K. Sandeen.

    The Hamline School of Law Dispute Resolution Institute invites the Hamline community to hear Charles Villa-Vicencio, global leader, peacemaker, and theologian present, "Nelson Mandela and the Art of Ethical Leading" on Monday, November 17 from 6:30 - 9 p.m.

    Hamline Law alum Burnham "Bud" Philbrook will sign copies of his new novel, Conclave Conspiracy, on Wednesday, November 5 from 7 - 9 p.m. in Anderson Center Room 112.

    FOX9-TV will hold a live, televised gubernatorial debate at Hamline University on Sunday, October 19 at 9 a.m. with candidates Mark Dayton (DFL) and Jeff Johnson (GOP). A viewing party will also be held for students, faculty, and staff who did not receive tickets to attend in person.