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Genna Hilgenbrink ’19 is a senior associate attorney with Novara Tesija Catenacci McDonald & Baas, PLLC out of Troy, Michigan. Her education journey began with journalism, but her interest in writing, researching, and investigating ultimately brought her to law school.

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Toledo Law provided an outstanding value and I felt at home with the staff and appreciated the small community that would make it easier to develop real relationships.
— Genna Hilgenbrink '19

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 dynamic 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

COVID-19 Response

In alignment with The University of Toledo's measures to safeguard health and safety, we continue to ask our community to do their part to keep campus safe. Visit the UToledo COVID-19 Response site for critical University updates. For college-specific guidance, review our law coronavirus FAQ.


Experience Toledo Law

Meet Dominique Ditmore, '22

Dominique advocated for the creation of a student chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and became its founding president. She was also was instrumental in the creation of a new Toledo Law class on animal rights. “I’m glad that law students can now see that animal law is an option- Animal law was a way to help animals that would be more impactful instead of focusing on one animal at a time.” Read News Story


Experience Toledo Law

Meet Taylor Carroll, 3L

Taylor Carroll was immersed in the full Army experience with the U.S. Army JAG Corps. From taking a tandem jump with the Black Daggers to participating in physical training with other soldiers, she was inspired to grow in leadership skills and a career in international affairs. Read Student Profile


Experience Toledo Law

Meet Benjamin Reeve, 2L

Benjamin Reeve's externship with the Lucas County Land Bank led him to appreciate the value of non-profits and working together to achieve a greater purpose. Read Student Profile

Last Updated: 2/2/23