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
    • Alabama Law Schools

      Alabama is home to just a few law schools, but they differ from one another significantly. If you are considering attending an Alabama law school you'll need to know about the cost and reputation of the different schools to make the decision that is most appropriate for your needs.  

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    • Georgia Law Schools

      As the home to several traditional black colleges and one of the first all-women colleges in America, Georgia has a lot to offer aspiring students. It also features two top-50 law schools. Let this article be your guide as you consider studying law in the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    • Michigan Law Schools

      Michigan offers some top rated law schools to choose from. FindLaw's overview of Michigan law schools provides a simple overview of some important aspects of study at the state's best schools to help you choose the one that best meets your needs.

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    • Ohio Law Schools

      If you're interested in going to law school in a state with political and legal influence, Ohio has several top-100 law schools to choose from, including a top-30 school in Ohio State University.

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    • Hawaii Law Schools

      If you've decided to go to law school, why not earn your degree in an island paradise? Hawaii has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, not to mention its diverse cultural history.  

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    • Indiana Law Schools

      If you've always wanted to be a Hoosier, and also want to practice law, you should consider going to law school in Indiana. With two legal institutions ranked in the top 50 of the nation, Notre Dame Law School and the Maurer School of Law, Indiana offers a wide array of educational opportunities.  

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    • 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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