Prepare to Change Lives at Chicago’s Only Public Law School

At UIC John Marshall Law School, our mission is to make a difference in the lives of our students and our community. As part of the University of Illinois at Chicago—Chicago's largest university and its only public Carnegie Research 1 institution—you'll have more resources and opportunities than before to impact your community. From our nationally recognized faculty and programs to the impact of our Community Legal Clinics, we offer you more than just an education. At UIC John Marshall, we prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and experience to change lives.

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For Prospective Students

Questions about the UIC John Marshall Law School Transaction?

On August 16, 2019, The John Marshall Law School and the University of Illinois at Chicago joined to create UIC John Marshall Law School, Chicago’s only public law school. In anticipation of your further interest in UIC John Marshall, we’ve prepared answers to some of the most-frequently asked questions.

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U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Nationally ranked and recognized academic programs.

Prepare to Change Lives

Earn your JD and make a difference in the lives of your clients.

UIC John Marshall Law School's JD concentrations

Focus on an area of law that matters to you.


Forge your path to success with the confidence to succeed.

UIC John Marshall Community Legal Clinics

Develop the practical skills to impact your community.


A longstanding legacy of access and opportunity.

Dean Darby Dickerson

Dean Darby Dickerson

"I am incredibly honored to lead UIC John Marshall, and I am committed to continuing the school's legacy of innovation, opportunity, and excellence."

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