Since its founding in 1911, Duquesne Kline School of Law has focused on providing a legal education firmly rooted in the pursuit of excellence and the highest standards of ethical conduct. Its graduates serve others through skillful representation premised upon integrity and a commitment to attaining justice and fairness for all seeking redress through the legal system.

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94.2% of 2021 Duquesne Kline School of Law graduates are employed*

*Class of 2021 Statistics as reported to the ABA 10 months after graduation

2023 Princeton Review Rates Duquesne Kline Law School among Best Law Schools

95 Professors: Teaching; 96 Professors: Accessible; 92 Career Rating

Duquesne Kline is ranked 6th in the Nation for Bar Passage

Stat from the Winter 2021 edition of preLaw Magazine

Law Student Testimonials

Nicole Singleton, 3L, headshot

"Without the ability to serve people, our job as lawyers would cease to exist. The Spiritan mission will be at the forefront of my career as I will make the welfare of my clients my top priority."

Nicole Singleton, 3L
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Falco A. Muscante II, 3L, headshot

"I chose to come to the school for the Spiritan mission that emphasizes serving others. Since I’ve been here, the legal research and writing program has prepared me for thinking and writing well—two skills that are essential for a career in law."

Falco A. Muscante II, 3L
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Kayla Ford-Weisser, 4E, headshot

"Duquesne Kline offered me the opportunity to work full time and step into the legal field while pursuing my dreams of becoming a lawyer. I know that no matter what lies ahead, the evening program has prepared me for bar prep and my future career."

Kayla Ford-Weisser, 4E
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Fallon Howard

"It was really important for me to go to a law school where I felt like I belonged and am supported, and I feel that here at Duquesne Kline."

Fallon Howard, 3L
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Local high school students attend “Future Voices of the People” event

Nearly 80 local high school students gathered on the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University campus on Friday, March 24, for the second annual “Future Voices of the People” event. Students participated in sessions and activities to experience a day in the life of law students.

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Appellate Moot Court Board places second at National Energy and Sustainability Competition

A team from Duquesne Kline School of Law’s Appellate Moot Court Board took home second place at the 2023 National Energy & Sustainability Moot Court Competition that took place on March 2-4, 2023. Second-year students Olivia Donia and Stefan Hoffmann represented Duquesne Kline Law in the Championship Round where they narrowly fell to a team from Georgetown Law School.

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Kline to Speak at Spring Commencement Ceremony

Less than a year after a special celebration to announce that he made the largest philanthropic commitment to Duquesne University in its 145-year history, Thomas R. Kline (L’78) will return to his alma mater to serve as the speaker at the Duquesne Kline School of Law’s 2023 commencement.

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Student PILA Auction

Buy tickets to win raffle baskets for the Public Interest Law Association's Student PILA...

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31st Annual Woman of the Year Reception

Law students, law faculty, law staff, and law alumni are invited to honor the 2023 Woman...

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What is Elder Law? You Are Advertising it…Are You Really Practicing it?

Presented by Colleen D. Bratkovich (L'08), Partner, and Justin Ellis, Associate...

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