Duquesne University School of Law

  • Meet Interim Dean Maureen Lally-Green

    Read the Allegheny County Bar Association's feature story.

  • Meet Professor Seth C. Oranburg

    He studies the effect of law on innovation and the economy. Learn more

  • Federal Litigation Clinic argues case in U.S. Court of Appeals

    Learn more

  • Law students commended for work on county report

    Learn more.

  • Family Division judges thank students at reception

    Learn about the Family Law Clinic.

Recent News

Prof. Yochum presents ethics CLE

What does it mean to be an honorable lawyer? Join the School of Law for a continuing legal education program on Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, when Professor Mark Yochum explores the changing nature of what is required to be among the best of lawyers. 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial lauds new law clinic

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette applauds the work of the new Education Law Clinic in a Sept. 6 editorial “Duquesne program promotes smart discipline.” 

Chabad House honors Prof. Kitchen

Professor Rona Kaufman Kitchen was recently honored by Chabad House, a Jewish student group active on campuses across the region. Kitchen was recognized during the University of Pittsburgh's Chabad House on Campus 28th Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, Sept.

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. 

ABA Required Disclosures