2019 Bar admission ceremony group shot
Congratulations to Pennsylvania's newest lawyers!

We honored our 2019 graduates at the annual Pennsylvania Bar Admissions Ceremony. Justice Max Baer, L'75 and Justice Christine Donohue, L'80 presided. Learn more about our comprehensive bar preparation.

2019 First-time Bar Exam Passage Rate 87.88%
87.88% First Time Bar Passage Rate

We are proud of the results of the July 2019 Pennsylvania bar exam. The grit and focus of Duquesne Law propels our graduates into bright futures year after year.

Professor Tiffany Sizemore
Asst. Prof. of Clinical Legal Education Tiffany Sizemore and fellow project directors receive $350,000 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant

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Ashley London
I love @Duquesne Law because...

"...our students demonstrate an indomitable spirit, especially when it comes to the bar exam. They are thoughtful, caring humans who are going to change the world." Associate Director of Bar Studies and Assistant Professor of Legal Skills Ashley M. London. #WeAreDuqLaw

Part-time Evening Program
We are the only Pittsburgh law school offering an evening law program.

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United States Constitution
Panel: Understanding Impeachment

Join us for a scholarly discussion with constitutional law professors December 5th, Room 303 Noon-2 pm

City of Pittsburgh and bridges
We train ethical, innovative, practice-ready lawyers for the 21st century.

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Earn a Law Degree with a Commitment to the Highest Ethical Standards

As a student of the Duquesne University School of Law, you will be trained to the highest degree of professional skill with a special sensitivity to ethical and moral concerns. Graduates of our school know the law in a comprehensive fashion and in a range of specialized areas such as corporate law, tax, litigation, environmental law, energy law, health law, intellectual property, international law, and the law of electronic commerce. 

But what truly sets a Duquesne lawyer apart is a deep understanding of the difference between what the law allows us to do and what is the ethical course of action that best serves our system of justice. In an era when ethical concerns are among the most important questions facing the legal profession, we train our graduates to make contributions to society on a grand scale. Duquesne University's School of Law has, for more than a century, reflected the University's unique emphasis on justice and service to others.

2019 Bar Passage Report

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