Law Schools in Maine

University of Maine School of Law

The University of Maine School of Law is located in Portland, Maine. Established in 1962, it is the only law school in the state of Maine. The law school is part of the University of Maine System and is known for its intimate learning environment, small class sizes, and strong sense of community. The school emphasizes practical experience through its various clinics, externships, and public service programs. The location in Portland provides students with access to a vibrant legal community and opportunities for networking and professional growth.

U.S. News Ranking of the University

The University of Maine School of Law is ranked #126-150 in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools rankings.

Number of Students

The University of Maine School of Law has approximately 250 students enrolled in its programs.

Degrees Offered

  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • LLM (Master of Laws)
  • Joint Degrees (JD/MBA, JD/MS, etc.)
  • Certificate Programs (Information Privacy Law, Environmental and Oceans Law, etc.)

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate for the University of Maine School of Law is approximately 56%.

Average LSAT Score

The average LSAT score for incoming students at the University of Maine School of Law is around 152.

Famous Alumni

  1. George J. Mitchell – Former U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader
  2. Leigh Ingalls Saufley – Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court
  3. John Baldacci – Former Governor of Maine
  4. Janet T. Mills – Governor of Maine
  5. Kirsten Snow Spalding – Senior Program Director at Ceres

Top Companies or Organizations Hiring Graduates

  1. Verrill Dana LLP
  2. Pierce Atwood LLP
  3. Maine Supreme Judicial Court
  4. Unum Group
  5. Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP

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