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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93.8% of 2022 Duquesne Kline School of Law graduates are employed or pursuing a graduate degree*

*Class of 2022 Statistics as reported to the ABA 10 months after graduation. This includes three graduates whose start date was deferred beyond March 15, 2023, and one graduate who is enrolled in full-time graduate studies.

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

Top 100 U.S. News & World Report Law School

Duquesne Kline places #89 out of 196 ranked law schools in the United States.

Law Student Testimonials

Nicole Singleton, L'23, 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, L'23
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Falco A. Muscante II, L'23, 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, L'23
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Kayla Ford-Weisser, L'23, 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, L'23
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Fallon Howard, L'23

"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, L'23
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Duquesne Kline ranks in top 100 of U.S. News & World Report Law Schools

U.S. News & World Report recently released its 2023-2024 Best Law School overall rankings. The Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University ranked in the top 100 of all law schools, reaching a placement of #89 out of 196 ranked schools. This positions Duquesne Kline School of Law in the top half of law schools in the United States and alongside other Pennsylvania law schools that have the same ranking.

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Faculty Receive Awards at 2023 Commencement

On Saturday, May 13, 2023, the 109th Commencement ceremony and the first as the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University was celebrated. At the event, faculty were presented with special awards, honoring them for their teaching and service. Congratulations to all recipients on their well-deserved honors.

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Anna Maria Sicenica honored with prestigious Louis Del Duca Memorial Award

Duquesne Kline School of Law student Anna Maria Sicenica, 3L, was named the winner of the Louis Del Duca Memorial Award. This prestigious award, given by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, is given annually to one graduating student at each of the nine ABA accredited law schools in Pennsylvania in memory of Professor Del Duca. He was an internationally recognized leading scholar in commercial and comparative law with legendary contributions to the Business Law Section and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

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