Duquesne University School of Law

  • First Female Law Dean Named at Duquesne University

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  • Duquesne achieves 2nd highest result on Pennsylvania bar exam

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  • Family Division judges thank Duquesne Law students

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  • Pittsburgh Courier features Duquesne Law, Housing Authority partnership

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Recent News

Retired United States Steel Exec, Alum to Give Law Commencement Address

Gretchen R. Haggerty, retired executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) from United States Steel Corporation, will return to her alma mater to deliver the Duquesne University School of Law Commencement address on Sunday, June. 4.

Duquesne Law named No. 9 in country for bar preparation

The latest issue of National Jurist names Duquesne University School of Law No. 9 in the country for bar exam preparation.

Clinical professors participate in ABA's Equal Justice Conference

Associate Clinical Professor Tracey McCants Lewis gave the opening talk at the Law School Pro Bono Advisors national meetings in Pittsburgh in May.

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 a high 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. 

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