Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Whether you take classes days, nights, weekends, on-campus or part online, you'll start learning the work of a lawyer by doing it. You'll benefit from top-ranked programs in emerging specialties. You'll be ready to make an immediate contribution in law, business, government, community service, or whatever field you pursue.
A rigorous curriculum that prepares you to practice
Mitchell Hamline offers top programs in dispute resolution, health law, and clinic practice. Our faculty is comprised of experienced jurists and practitioners dedicated to teaching and invested in your success. We are an independent law school, which allows us to move quickly and indicatively in response to changing times. We are pioneers in teaching students a deeper understanding of the law through application to real-world situations, and we continue to lead today.
More enrollment options than any law school in the country
Our multiple enrollment options are designed to let you earn a J.D. without putting your other commitments in life on hold - or even relocating to the Twin Cities. In addition to full-time and part-time schedules, we offer one of only two ABA-approved weekend J.D. programs in the nation. We are also the first ABA-approved law school in the country to offer a J.D. partly online - our HYBRID J.D. option - which means you can earn a law degree from anywhere in the world.
More than 19,000 alumni to help guide your path to your career
Our students connect with an alumni network that's the largest int he region and passionate about helping graduates succeed. You'll find mentors who are attorneys in law firms large and small, entrepreneurs and business professionals in an array of industries, and public servants on the bench, in elected office, and working in government agencies, legal aid organizations, and nonprofits. Our well-connected staff of career and development professionals will work with you on a personal plan for the future from your first day on campus.
At Mitchell Hamline School of Law, we have been educating lawyers for more than 100 years but are still innovating to respond to the changing legal world. Let us help you put your dreams to work.