College of Law

Helping the
Hardworking

Samuel Marcellino '13 works on labor and employment issues and takes seriously his role in helping hardworking people who have often fallen on tough times.

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By engaging with alumni and local leaders, Toledo Law was able to help students get real-life experience before graduation.”
— Samuel Marcellino '13

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.

LEGAL CAREER PATHWAYS

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

JOINT DEGREES

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

ACADEMIC/BAR SUPPORT

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

27,000+
Student Public
Service Hours
Since 2007

46%
Women in
Entering Class
Entering Class 2021

96.49%
Ultimate
Bar Pass Rate
ABA Report 2021

$9,400
Median First-Year
Merit Scholarship
Entering Class 2021

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

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

STUDENT LIFE

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

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

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 proactive 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 Emma Callihan, 2L

Emma made college history last summer as the first woman at Toledo Law to receive the Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Fellowship. She used the grant to fund a research project on Ohio pipeline programs to increase diversity within the legal profession. Read News Story

Experience Toledo Law

Meet Sarah Queiros, 1L

With a prior career in marketing, Sarah's first professional experience in the law field was during her public service externship with the Escambia County State Attorney's Office in Florida. With the continued help of the Toledo Law faculty, she was able to flourish. Read Student Profile

Experience Toledo Law

Meet Samantha Crist, 3L

Toledo Law students are driven to promote change and achieve justice for all. Samantha worked with Advocates for Basic Legal Equality as a public interest fellow. She assisted community groups and lawmakers in creating a better future for tenants in northwest Ohio. Read Student Profile

Last Updated: 12/1/21