The University of Maine School of Law is an ideal place for you to begin your legal career. As you begin the application process, we hope you’ll visit Maine Law in Portland, meet current students and members of our faculty, and learn more about our high-quality, affordable programs. Experience for yourself the ways Maine Law can help set you up for a lifetime of successful leadership, service to others, scholarship, and innovation. Many law schools can offer you a competitive academic environment—Maine Law’s rigorous program of study is also collaborative. The learning process emphasizes not only legal theory, but practical skills training in a diverse community of engaged thinkers. Our faculty are national experts in their fields, and their scholarship and service drive Maine Law’s longstanding reputation for cultivating leaders.
Our individualized experience means students can study, work in clinical programs or at leading law firms via externships and fellowships, serve as student attorneys, publish in scholarly journals, contribute to public interest causes, study abroad, and more—all before graduation.