College of Law

Harnessing
Opportunities

Doug Leavitt '12 merged his solo practice with his current firm to create the Boise, Idaho law firm of Leavitt Ryan PLLC, which concentrates in family law and litigation.

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[The] education I received was second to none. This foundation was essential to my ability to start my career on my own during an uncertain market.” — Doug Leavitt '12

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 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

24,750+
Student Public
Service Hours
Since 2007

58%
Women in
Entering Class
Fall 2020

89%
Ohio First-Time
Bar Pass Rate
July 2019

$10,000
Median First-Year
Merit Scholarship
Fall 2020

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

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

Toledo Law fall classes resumed on Aug. 17, 2020, in in-person, online, and hybrid formats. In alignment with The University of Toledo's proactive measures to safeguard health and safety, we reopened the law school with many services continuing to operate remotely. Visit the UToledo COVID-19 Response site for critical University updates. For college-specific guidance, review our law academic calendar and law coronavirus FAQ.

Experience Toledo Law

Meet Abagale McCurdy '22

In response to national protests against racial injustice, students worked to reinstate the college's chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. Abagale is student chapter president. She's working closely with student leaders and members on programming and events that support social equality. Read Story

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Meet Shelby Miller '21

Shelby received a Peggy Browning Fellowship to work at the Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice in Detroit this past summer. The highly-competitive fellowship helps distinguished law students gain practical experience at labor-related organizations around the country. 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 announced over the summer that the EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs hosted five law clerks from Toledo Law. Read Story

Last Updated: 10/16/20