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

It’s not too late to apply for Fall 2014!
Ave Maria School of Law welcomes your application! Apply ONLINE by July 15, 2014 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.
We look forward to receiving your application!

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.

Congratulations to Lisa Difilippo ’14 and Charnele Tate ’14 on being named winners of the annual St. Thomas More Trial Competition. Lisa was also honored with the Best Oral Advocate Award.

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.

AMSL’s 12th Annual Commencement Exercises
AMSL’s 12th Annual Commencement Exercises were held on May 10.
The 2014 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient, His Eminence Francis Cardinal Arinze, also celebrated the Baccalaureate Mass on May 9, which was followed by the New Alumni Reception and Pinning Ceremony.
To view a slideshow of photos from all the events click here