Skip to main content

Top 50 best law schools for prospective law students

Posted by attorney James Green
Filed under: Education law

The California BAR exam is known to be the most difficult in the country. All states' BAR exams are terrifying to recent law school grads. The exam is stressful and many students state their law schools are not adequately preparing them for the difficult feat. There are more than 600 law schools nationwide. Which of these law schools are preparing their futiure attorneys properly? A look at The National Jusist Magazine's 2012 rankings may be helpful. Spots on the National Jurist's ranking list are coveted by law schools. Their method in determining the rankings is to identify the schools that are outperforming others in strengthening the skills needed to conquer the exam. Below is The National Jurist's renown list for 2012 for prospective 2013 students to consider.

2012 National Jurist Magazine's Law School Rankings:

  1. Louisianna State University
  2. Campbell
  3. Stanford
  4. Wake Forest
  5. University of California at Berkeley
  6. University of Southern California
  7. North Carolina Central
  8. Widener
  9. University of Washington
  10. Nova
  11. Wyoming
  12. Willamette
  13. Wayne State
  14. Marquette
  15. Arizona
  16. Faulkner
  17. George Washington
  18. University of California at Los Angeles
  19. Florida Coastal
  20. California Western School of Law
  21. North Carolina
  22. Duquesne
  23. Loyola, Los Aangeles
  24. University of Virginia
  25. South Carolina
  26. Yale
  27. University of Indiana at Bloomington
  28. Florida International
  29. Liberty
  30. Capital
  31. South Dakota
  32. George Mason
  33. San Francisco
  34. Arkansas
  35. College of William & Mary
  36. University of California at Davis
  37. Pepperdine
  38. University of Alabama
  39. Mississippi
  40. Memphis
  41. Vanderbilt
  42. Texas Tech
  43. Seton Hall
  44. Inter-American
  45. Wisconsin
  46. Miami
  47. UNLV
  48. University of Georgia
  49. Mississippi College
  50. Southern Methodist University

2012 National Jurist Law School Rankings (Top 50 nationally)

Jim Green, Partner, Claery & Green, LLP

Additional resources provided by the author

Author of this guide:

Was this guide helpful?