College of Law


for others

Lynn Hancsak is a second-year who founded the student organization Disability and Education Law Association. DELA is attracting students interested in working in interconnected fields, as well as students who are navigating law school with a disability themselves.

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“When you are experiencing injustice or your child is experiencing injustice, and you’re up against what looks like a wall, you need someone to help you; I want to be that person.” — Lynn Hancsak, 2L

Toledo Law is a top school in the nation for practical training, public service, and the greatest resources for women. You'll get access to the vibrant cultural amenities of a big city with the close-knit feel of a small community. Explore our Transcript alumni magazine to read about our incredible alumni network and its global impact. Continue your discovery with our Viewbook, which offers a guide to life at the college. Learn why more students are choosing Toledo Law.


Not every law student has the same needs. Our flexible J.D. program can be tailored to your goals and timetable. We offer full- and part-time options, January or August start dates, and certificates of concentration in diverse legal areas.

J.D. Program


Toledo Law collaborates with other UToledo colleges to offer J.D. joint degree programs that allow you to earn two graduate degrees at a faster pace, most in as little as three to four years. You can select from a variety of options or customize your own degree.

Joint Degrees


Toledo Law provides resources to ensure your success in the classroom and on the bar exam. We'll prepare you as a first-year student for the demands of law school and help you pass the bar exam with access to mentoring and comprehensive bar review.

Success Programs

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In today's competitive market, real-world experience is critical. At Toledo Law, 100% of our students participate in a clinic, externship, or simulation course before graduation. We also offer robust appellate and trial advocacy programs to further perfect your skills.

Experiential Learning


At Toledo Law, lawyering skills and professionalism are emphasized from day one. Individualize your student experience by participating in activities and student groups that promote collaboration through social, educational, and service opportunities.

Student Life


Toledo Law is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our supportive community fosters respect and open dialogue in course discussions, workshops, and lectures. We're also building programs to increase access to legal education.

Diversity & Inclusion

Experience Toledo Law

Meet Ziena Hatem, '23

Ziena Hatem has dreamed of becoming a lawyer since she was in fourth grade. After receiving a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in medical administration, she finally achieved her goal of earning her juris doctor at the top of her class as valedictorian. Read News Story


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Meet Amy Scruggs, 3L

Externships allow students to expand their skills beyond the classroom. During her externship with Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Amy Scruggs discovered that being an advocate for clients is one of the most valuable skills to acquire. Read Student Profile


Experience Toledo Law

Meet Alona Matchenko, '23

Growing up in Ukraine, recent law graduate Alona Matchenko never imagined, as she watched from afar as her home country was invaded, that she would launch a non-profit to organize and execute humanitarian aid efforts that help Ukrainian refugees resettle in America. Read News Story

Last Updated: 12/1/23