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Comprehensive Bar Preparation

Bar Studies

Duquesne Law makes it a top priority to ensure that you are thoroughly prepared for the bar examination, so you can be practice ready when you graduate.  

Our success in bar passage speaks for itself. And it begins early, because our admissions practices look beyond cold statistics to see the potential in every applicant. 

During every year of study you can take advantage of academic excellence programs, followed closely by comprehensive bar preparation. Duquesne Law's bar services offer you a rigorous curriculum taught by acclaimed professors, a nationally ranked legal writing program, hands-on learning gained through unique clinical programs, and special bar preparation options. 

We look forward to telling you more about our bar preparation. Read on to learn about recent bar passage results that place Duquesne Law No. 4 among 11 law schools for 2019 first-time bar passage.

Duquesne graduates have taken the bar exam in these and other jurisdictions:

California Indiana North Carolina Virginia
Colorado Maryland Ohio Washington
Connecticut Massachusetts Oklahoma W. Virginia
Florida Nevada Pennsylvania Wisconsin
Georgia New Jersey Texas  
Illinois New York Utah  

Bar Review Course Scholarships

A limited number of bar review course scholarships are available for current students. Learn more.

Questions from Prospective Students

Prospective students are welcome to contact the Bar Studies Department to learn more about all of Duquesne Law's bar preparatory programs. 

Richard Gaffney, Jr., M.B.A., Esq.
Director of Bar Studies
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills
gaffneyr@duq.edu

Ashley M. London, Esq.
Associate Director of Bar Studies
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills
londona@duq.edu

April Milburn-Knizner, Esq.
Adjunct Professor, Legal Research and Writing
milburnkniznera@duq.edu