• Welcome to Hamline Law

    At Hamline Law, you can chart your own path while earning a place in a profession that changes lives – including your own. You have a uniquely Hamline opportunity to both distinguish yourself and shape justice.

    According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Law Schools,” we are Minnesota’s top-ranked private law school. Hamline was also ranked a “Best Value” by National Jurist magazine in 2013. With professors who are passionate about teaching, a well-connected staff of career services professionals, a holistic approach to experiential learning, more than 5,400 accomplished alumni all around the world, and a comprehensive university campus located in the heart of a vibrant, opportunity-rich metropolitan area, we know why Hamline Law is so highly regarded. Hamline Law graduates are strong critical thinkers and effective problem-solvers who put their Hamline JD to work in any number of meaningful ways.

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    Hamline Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).

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    Admitted Students

    Congratulations on your admission to Hamline Law! You made the right choice.

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    Institutes

    Enhance your legal education through one of Hamline Law's renowned Institutes.

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    Alumni

    More than 5,400 strong and accomplished in their fields, Hamline Law's alumni support our current students by providing externships, coaching teams, mentoring, and tutoring.

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    About Hamline Law

    Hamline Law graduates are strong critical thinkers and effective problem-solvers who put their Hamline JD to work in any number of meaningful ways.

  • School News

    Jul 16 2014

    Press Published

    Professor Sharon Press recently published the article Mediator Ethical Breached: Implications for Public Policy in Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation.

    David Allen Larson, Hamline professor of law, was interviewed by the StarTribune concerning the Harris v. Quinn United States Supreme Court decision holding that Illinois' state-paid home health care workers can opt out of paying union dues.

    Metro Transit's new Green Line light rail service along University Ave. between downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis gives the Hamline community another transportation option.