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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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Ave Maria School of Law held the Inauguration of its third President and Dean Kevin Cieply on September 24, 2014, at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Mass was celebrated by Most Reverend Frank J. Dewane, Bishop of the Diocese of Venice, followed by the Investiture Ceremony. To view a slideshow of photos from the Inauguration, click here.

"Ave Maria School of Law will host "A Faith and Reason Signature Event" featuring Ambassador Francis Rooney at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 30, in the St. Thomas More Commons. Ambassador Rooney served as United States Ambassador to the Holy See from 2005 through 2008. For additional information, 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 will host "A Faith and Reason Signature Event" featuring Dr. Henry C. Lee, one of the world’s foremost forensic scientists, on Tuesday, November 11. Dr. Lee’s presentation, "Former Cases Revisited and Lessons Learned," will begin at 7:00 p.m. at The Club at the Strand. For additional information, click here.