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Ave Maria School of Law welcomes your application! We will begin accepting applications for Summer/Fall 2015 on September 1, 2014! Apply ONLINE and pay no application fee! Every member of the incoming class will receive scholarship assistance ranging from $2,500 up to Full Tuition. There are also a limited number of awards in excess of Full Tuition for exceptional candidates. Contact Admissions if you have any questions.
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Dean Emeritus Bernard Dobranski, founding president and dean of Ave Maria School of Law, was honored for his many years of service to the law school at a recent reception. Faculty and staff gathered to offer congratulations and best wishes to Dean Dobranski in his future plans. Dean Emeritus Dobranski’s work as the founding dean was instrumental to the law school‘s success in Michigan and the achievement of American Bar Association accreditation. The students, faculty, staff and alumni of Ave Maria School of Law are eternally grateful to Dean Emeritus Dobranski for all he has done for the law school.

Ave Maria School of Law welcomes our new President and Dean Kevin Cieply. To read Dean Cieply’s welcome message click here.

Brandon Cooper ’16, is a recipient of the T. J Reddick Bar Association’s Henry Latimer Scholarship in recognition of his academic achievements and perseverance thus far.
Brandon is the SBA Secretary and a former senator. He is vice president of St. Benedict the Moor Black Law Students Association, founding member of AMSL’s Latino Lawyers Student Association and a Student Ambassador.

The first Ave Maria School of Law Estate Planning Conference held April 25 was a great success. An impressive line-up of nationally recognized speakers presented lectures and panel discussion on the latest estate planning techniques. Attendees were able to earn CLE credits from The Florida Bar and CTFA credits from the Institute of Certified Bankers. Next year’s conference will be held May 1. View a slideshow of photos from the conference. click here.

Amy Pedagno '12, currently serves as a Staff Attorney with The Law of Life Project in Washington, DC. While at AMSL, Amy was a member of the Honor Board and completed both the Blackstone Legal Fellowship and the Americans United for Life Law Fellowship. Amy earned her BA in Government and Politics with minors in Philosophy, English and International Studies from St. John’s University.
– See Amy’s profile in "The Pro-Life Attorney: What Can You Do With Your JD"

Ave Maria School of Law has been named the best Catholic Law School in the United States for the devout by PreLaw Magazine. The winter 2014 issue of the magazine ranked AMSL first among 28 Catholic law schools.

Ave Maria School of Law welcomed the Class of 2017 with a special week-long Orientation Program that is designed to introduce the new students to the law school, the legal profession and the Naples community.
This is the fifteenth entering class in the school’s history, and the sixth since its relocation to Southwest Florida in 2009.

To view a slideshow of photos from the week, click here