College of Law

Cultivating
Experience

Josh Goldberg '14 used his varied degrees in law, business, and economics to chart a career from the family business to U-Haul. He is now U-Haul's assistant general counsel.

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No matter your journey or area of practice, ask lots of questions, especially early in your career.” — Josh Goldberg '14

Toledo Law is a top school in the nation for practical training, public service, and 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 their global impact. 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 five 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

24,500+
Student Public
Service Hours
Since 2007

55%
Women in
Entering Class
Fall 2019

89%
Ohio First-Time
Bar Pass Rate
July 2019

$15,000
Median First-Year
Scholarship
Fall 2019

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

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

In today's competitive market, real-world experience is critical. Toledo Law guarantees you access to a live-client legal clinic or externship. We also offer cutting edge simulation courses, Law Review, and robust appellate and trial advocacy programs.

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

At Toledo Law, we're committed to diversity and inclusion. Our students are engaged citizens with diverse life experiences. Our supportive community fosters respect and open dialogue in course discussions, workshops, and lectures. We're also building programs to increase access to education.

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IN THE MEDIA

Employers Get Major Protections in GOP Liability Shield Bill
Bloomberg Law, Expert: Joe Slater

Mask Mandates Are Constitutionally Permissible
The Hill, Authors: Shelley Cavalieri, Jessica Knouse, and Rebecca Zietlow

Professor Eric Chaffee Named UToledo Distinguished University Professor
Toledo Law News, Expert: Eric Chaffee

Professors Jessica Knouse and Evan C. Zoldan Selected for Eastman & Smith Faculty Achievement Award
Toledo Law News, Experts: Jessica Knouse and Evan C. Zoldan

Professor Nicole Buonocore Porter Quoted in Federal Circuit Opinion
Toledo Law News, Expert: Nicole Buonocore Porter

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Experience Toledo Law

Meet Raina Dawson '20

Raina received the Dean's Award at commencement. The award honors the student who made the most significant contribution to the college while maintaining high academic performance. Raina was actively involved on campus. She graduates with a J.D./M.B.A. joint degree. Read Story

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Meet Nicholas Wittenberg '11

Nicholas is an attorney-advisor with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on detail to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. He recently announced that the EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs is hosting five law clerks this summer from Toledo Law. Read Story

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Meet Tessa Bayly '20

Tessa credits networking opportunities as the key to her success. She completed an internship her last semester at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. Although the coronavirus pandemic shifted her plans, she's optimistic about the future. Read Story

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Meet Eli Boldt '20

Eli received the Valedictorian Award at commencement. Not only was he first in his class, but he also served in several leadership roles at the college, including immediate past president of the Student Bar Association. After graduation, Eli hopes to work as a litigation attorney here in Toledo. Read Story

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Meet Lindsey Self '20

Lindsey is ready to launch her career as a labor and employment attorney. She worked several years in human resources before studying law. Now, she's bringing together the two professional worlds, thanks to her support system, which includes son, Connor, and daughter, Vivian. Read Story

Last Updated: 8/6/20