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School of Law

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We're a law school on the rise with a welcoming atmosphere, a commitment to providing practical legal training and the flexibility to offer you a variety of ways to earn your degree.

Decide on the J.D. Program that best fits your needs, whether it's a Traditional J.D., our Two-Year J.D. or our Online Hybrid J.D.

By The Numbers

1st

tied for the largest jump among law schools in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings

2nd

out of 10 Ohio-area law schools in employment in bar pass required and J.D. advantage positions for the Class of 2021

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School of Law

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2760
937-229-3555
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See what makes the University of Dayton School of Law a special place to earn your law degree.

A New Direction

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  • Two-Year J.D.
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  • Discover Dayton Law

    See what our students say about their time in law school and learn more about what you can expect.

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    A Faster Way to a Law Degree

    See how you can save time and money by getting your law degree in only two years.

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    Take Classes Online

    See how our Online Hybrid J.D. combines live online classes and interactive coursework with once-a-semester weekend learning experiences on campus.

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    Program Spotlight

    Human Rights Collaborative

    Find out how you can transform lives through our partnership with the UD Human Rights Center.

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    Leadership Honors Program

    Discover how you can be in the next generation of lawyer-leaders with our Leadership Honors Program.

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    Program In Law & Technology

    See how you can be at the forefront of the law and technology with our cutting-edge courses.

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    Videos

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    Don't just read about Dayton Law. Check out a few of our many videos about life at the law school and see for yourself the exciting opportunities that await.

    Training Programs

    Intellectual Property Training

    Designed to help onboard scientific researchers and contracting officers across the research, technology and defense industries, this online training teaches the knowledge and skills necessary for protecting intellectual property and securing data rights.

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    Law 09.07.22

    Emma Compton '20 is using what she learned in law school to help the NFL franchise score victories off the field as well.

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    Law 07.05.22

    The online class, taught by Inter-American Human Rights Commissioner and renowned human rights expert Professor Carlos Bernal, will be held from September 27 to October 25, and is open to anyone, including current students, alumni, and Human Rights legal professionals.

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    Law 09.14.22

    Professor Hoffmeister has taught at the law school for 15 years and is the head of its Criminal Law Clinic.

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    06.28.22

    The University of Dayton School of Law and Dayton law firms Thompson Hine and Taft have selected the first students for their Flyer Legal Pathways Program. The program is a new approach to improving diversity in the legal profession by recruiting future lawyers from underrepresented groups before they even enter law school. 

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    Law 06.15.22

    Through a class on International Human Rights Law, School of Law students discovered the challenges and possibilities involved in tackling problems on a global scale.

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    Law 04.27.22

    The University of Dayton School of Law saw an increase in the number of its graduates getting hired, as it remained second among Ohio area law schools in an important jobs metric for the third straight year.

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    Law 11.23.21

    UDSL teams won first and second place, along with taking home multiple awards for Best Attorney and Best Witness.

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