• 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

    Sep 16 2014

    From the Dean

    It is with great pleasure that I welcomed law faculty, staff, and students back to campus for my first fall semester as dean of the Hamline School of Law.

    Professor Sharon Sandeen was recently installed as the new chair of the Publications Board of the Business Law section of the American Bar Association.

    For the fourteenth consecutive year, Hamline University remains the top-ranked Minnesota university in its class according to U.S. News & World Report magazine's America's Best Colleges edition.

    David Allen Larson, professor of law and chairperson of the American Bar Association (ABA), met with the members of all the ABA student competition subcommittees  on Thursday, September 6 to plan this year's Arbitration Competitions.