Ohio Accredited Law Schools

1. The University of Akron School of Law

The Akron School of Law was founded in 1921.  The University of Akron School of Law promotes justice, the protection of individual liberty and the rule of law.  It is committed to expanded opportunities for legal education.  More than 6,000 students have graduated from the law school.  Akron Law alumni practice throughout the US and abroad.

The University of Akron School of Law

2. Capital University Law School

Capital University Law School offers daytime and evening programs.  The Law School is a pioneering educator of the next generation of legal professionals.

The full-time faculty has 31 members.  The Law School maintains three degree programs.such as a Juris Doctor, LL.M. and a Masters in Taxation and houses national centers and institutes.  Capital Law School also serves the legal profession and business professionals through certificate programs and conferences which offer continuing legal education credit.

Capital University Law School

3. Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Case Western Reserve University School of Law is one of the oldest law schools in the country, established in 1892.  The Case Western Reserve University School of Law seeks to achieve and be recognized for excellence in preparing leaders in the practice of law.  The faculty members are distinguished in their scholarship and for their excellence as educators.  The law school offers a legal education that combines theory with practice and a curriculum of more than 200 courses.

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

4. University of Cincinnati College of Law

The College of Law is focused on being nationally recognized for its excellence, relevance, and impact.  The size of the school allows for small classes and a high degree of personal interaction with faculty.  It is a charter member of the AALS.  It was one of the first law schools to be approved by the ABA.

University of Cincinnati College of Law

5. Cleveland State University—Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law was the first law school in Ohio to admit women and one of the first to admit minorities.  It was founded in 1897.  The College of Law enhances its national reputation and influence through its visiting scholars program, and outreach efforts with its National Advisory Council.  The college offers full-time and part-time (day and evening) programs.  The college provides opportunity to students to take part in pro bono, extracurricular, and co-curricular activities.

Cleveland State University—Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

6. University of Dayton School of Law

The law school seeks to graduate highly qualified attorneys with highest professional standards.  It provides a full-time JD program.  The curriculum gives students a foundation in traditional courses and helps them develop their skills with innovative programs.  The school provides ample opportunity for one-on-one interaction with faculty, staff, and fellow students.  The University of Dayton School of Law is accredited by the ABA and is a member of the AALS.

University of Dayton School of Law

7. Ohio Northern University—Claude W. Pettit College of Law

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law was founded in 1885.  The college is accredited by the ABA.  It is a member of the AALS.  It offers full-time juris doctor degree and LLM programs.  The college’s esteemed faculty is focused on providing one-on-one personal training to students with a passion for legal scholastic excellence.  The College is located in Ada, Ohio, with an off-campus legal clinic in Lima, Ohio.

Ohio Northern University—Claude W. Pettit College of Law

8. The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law was founded in 1891.  The College of Law is committed to advancing the quality and reputation of the college through ongoing improvements to the academic program and student services.  In the college, law students can pursue joint degrees with one of the university’s more than 100 graduate programs.  They also may extern with federal and state judges or find employment with one of the more than 500 law firms located in central Ohio.

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

9. The University of Toledo College of Law

The College of Law, located on the main campus of the University of Toledo.  It is accredited by the ABA.  It is a member of the AALS and the League of Ohio Law Schools.  The College provides a quality legal education with a personal touch.  It has a nationally recognized faculty.  The college emphasizes classroom teaching and student accessibility as its primary function.  It is committed to its open-door policy providing total student support.

The University of Toledo College of Law


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