U.S. Law Schools

There are hundreds of law schools in the U.S., even more if you count schools not accredited by the American Bar Association. With all of these programs out there, how do you find the right one for you? Let FindLaw be your guide as you narrow down your search. The U.S. Law Schools section of FindLaw for Law Students provides helpful information on law schools by state. It also has articles and resources to help you learn more about the bar exams of various states, an important consideration when it comes to deciding where you go to school and where you want to practice in the future. Although you might feel a little overwhelmed with all of the information, you're not alone. FindLaw is here to help you plot your next steps as you start on this exciting new journey.

U.S. Law Schools Articles
    • Law Schools of Pennsylvania

      Perhaps no state has played as important a role in American history as Pennsylvania. Home to the Continental Congresses, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, the state shaped America's legal system. If you're considering law school in Pennsylvania, you won't be disappointed, as it boasts several top-100 law schools as well as the University of Pennsylvania, which has ranked among the top 10. Let this article serve as your guide to all that Pennsylvania has to offer.

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    • District of Columbia Law Schools

      Imagine going to law school in the heart of the American legal system where internships and clerkships abound. Washington D.C. is home to several prominent law schools, including Georgetown University, which has ranked among the top 20 law schools in America. The District also has broad reciprocity and can serve as a launching pad to practice in other jurisdictions. Read on to learn more about going to law school in the District of Columbia and the opportunities available to you.

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    • Illinois Law Schools

      Illinois has been home to some famous attorneys, from Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama to Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. It also boasts some of the top law schools in the nation, including the University of Chicago Law School, which has been ranked among the top 5 law schools in America. If you're looking for a prestigious start to your legal career at a law school in Illinois, let this article guide you to the information you need.

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    • Law Schools of Texas

      Since its founding, Texas has been marked by independence in its culture and traditions. If Texas is on your law school list, this article has all the information you'll need about going to law school in the Lone Star State.

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    • Florida Law Schools

      Florida is a famous destination for tourists and retirees. It's also home to many prominent law schools. This article has the information and resources you'll need to determine whether going to law school in the Sunshine State is right for you.

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    • Connecticut Law Schools

      Connecticut has a rich legal history and is home to one of America's preeminent legal institutions. If you're looking to be a part of this tradition or if you're interested in other law schools in Connecticut, let this article be your guide to everything that the Constitution State has to offer.

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    • Massachusetts Law Schools

      Massachusetts is steeped in legal history. It's also home to three top-40 law schools in the nation. If you're eyeing law schools in Massachusetts, this article has the information and resources you'll need to make your decision.

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    • California Law Schools

      The Golden State is home to many ABA-accredited law schools including some of the most prestigious law schools in the nation such as those at Stanford and UC Berkeley. If you're interested in going to law school in California, this article contains resources to help you find the right school.

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    • New York Law Schools

      New York State has a wealth of options when it comes to law schools and is home to some of the nation's most prestigious law schools. Given all these options, it's important for you to have the right answers to all your questions before making your decision and this article is here to help.

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    • Alabama Law Schools

      With nearly 900 amendments, Alabama's state constitution is one of the longest in the world. Alabama's also the home of Rosa Parks and was the birthplace of the civil rights movement, playing a critical role in shaping the legal landscape in the U.S. This article covers the top law schools in Alabama as well as other helpful information if you're looking to study law in the sweet home of Alabama.

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