Alabama Accredited Law Schools

1. The University of Alabama School of Law

The University Of Alabama School Of Law is the only public law school in Alabama.  It offers a nationally recognized, progressive legal education to the students.  Students are provided with an abundance of cultural, academic, and athletic opportunities through the university.  It is a student-centered law school where faculty and administration are accessible to students.  The University Of Alabama School Of Law is accredited by the ABA and the AALS.

The University Of Alabama School Of Law

2. Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

The Circuit Judge Walter B. Jones founded the school in 1928.  He named the school in honor of his father who was a former soldier, lawyer, and governor.  Within a caring Christian environment, the school embraces academic excellence and emphasizes a strong commitment to integrity.  Since its inception to the Faulkner University in 1983, the School of Law produced over 2,000 alumni who have become practicing attorneys, judges, and other contributors to the legal profession.  The American Bar Association granted provisional approval to the School of Law in June 2006.

Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

3. Samford University, Cumberland School of Law

The Cumberland School of Law was established in 1847 as a part of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee.  It is one of the oldest law schools in the country.  In 1961, the law school was acquired by Samford University.  The campus is located in a suburban area of Birmingham.  The Cumberland School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) since 1952.  It was accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) in 1949.

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law

4. Miles law School

Miles Law School was founded on August 26, 1974.  Miles Law School is state accredited and not accredited by the American Bar Association.  The law school offers a part-time four year evening program.

Miles law School

5. Birmingham School of Law

The Birmingham School of Law is a state accredited law school.  It was founded in 1915 by Judge Hugh A. Locke, a Judge of the Chancery Court and President of the Birmingham Bar Association.  The Birmingham School of Law offers a part time program of three or four years in which graduates receive the Juris Doctor degree.

Birmingham School of Law


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