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Bar Studies

Duquesne Law makes it a top priority to ensure that you are thoroughly prepared for the bar examination, so you can be practice ready when you graduate.  

Our success in bar passage speaks for itself. And it begins early, because our admissions practices look beyond cold statistics to see the potential in every applicant. Our Achievements and Rankings illustrate this.

During every year of study you can take advantage of academic excellence programs, followed closely by comprehensive bar preparation. Duquesne Law's bar services offer you a rigorous curriculum taught by acclaimed professors, a nationally ranked legal writing program, hands-on learning gained through unique clinical programs, and special bar preparation options. Read more about the importance of bar studies.

Duquesne graduates have taken the bar exam in these and other jurisdictions:

California Indiana North Carolina Utah
Colorado Maryland Ohio Virginia
Connecticut Massachusetts Oklahoma Washington
Florida Nevada Oregon W. Virginia
Georgia New Jersey Pennsylvania Wisconsin
Illinois New York Texas  

Bar Passage Data

Bar Review Course Scholarships

A limited number of bar review course scholarships are available for current students. Learn more.

Questions from Prospective Students

Prospective students are welcome to contact the Bar Studies Department to learn more about all of Duquesne Law's bar preparatory programs. 

Richard Gaffney, Jr., M.B.A., Esq.
Director of Bar Studies
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills

Ashley M. London, Esq.
Associate Director of Bar Studies
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Skills

April Milburn-Knizner, Esq.
Adjunct Professor, Legal Research and Writing