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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 Accelerated J.D. or our Online Hybrid J.D.

By The Numbers

Top 2

out of 10 Ohio-area law schools in employment in full-time bar pass required and J.D. advantage positions for the Class of 2023


overall bar passage rate for Class of 2023 July Bar Exam first-time takers

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School of Law

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2760

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LL.M. & M.S.L. Programs

Explore our graduate law degree programs that allow you to take classes on campus or online to earn your LL.M. or M.S.L. degree, including an M.S.L. in Government Contracting.

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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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What To Expect In Law School

Watch this video to hear from students about what you should know before entering law school.

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Take Classes Online

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

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Videos: Get the Best View

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.

Law 05.14.24
Dayton Law Top 2 In Ohio In Job Numbers

The School of Law has now been in the top 2 among Ohio law schools in an important job metric in 4 of the last 5 years and in the top 3 all 5 years.

Law 06.17.24
Trip to U.S. Supreme Court ends with Swearing-In

A group of alumni and friends from the University of Dayton School of Law got to share in a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Law 05.30.24
Prepared for Success

Cody Myers '19 talks about his experiences in the University of Dayton School of Law's Leadership Honors Program and how the skills he developed to succeed in law school are helping him take advantage of opportunities in the legal field.

Law 04.29.24
Making a Difference from Miles Away

See how law student Sofia Delgado Medina is helping asylum applicants online.

School of Law, Air Force Research Laboratory renew online IP training program

The University of Dayton School of Law and Air Force Research Laboratory have renewed an online program for government employees to learn how to prevent the loss of intellectual property and data rights vital to economic and national security.

Law 03.28.23
Lawmaking And Class Taking

See how Michele Reynolds is able to balance law classes with her role as a legislator.

Law 03.15.23
Leading With Your Best

See why Simeon Lyons ’19 decided to use his law degree to serve in the U.S. Army JAG Corps.

Law 01.11.23
A Path To Sustainability

See how Chelcie Barnett’s interests in science and the law led her to the School of Law’s Hanley Sustainability Collaborative.

Law 01.04.23
Benches and Beaches

See how Daniel Rafferty ’22 is starting his legal career clerking for a unique court.

Law 11.09.22
How To Land An Out-Of-State Job After Law School

See how the strong connections one graduate made while at the University of Dayton School of Law helped her get exactly where she wanted to go.

Law 10.19.22
Racing Into A Successful Legal Career

Taylor Gillespie ‘20 combined the skills she learned as a rower with her passion for the law to chart a course to a job where she can make a difference.

Law 09.07.22
Law Alum Tackles New Role As First In-House Counsel For The Bengals

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