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Inaugural Class Fall 2024
Inaugural Class Fall 2024
High Point University School of Law offers an innovative legal education through a focus on practical skill development and professional values formation.
Demystifying Law School Admissions
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A Panel Presentation on the Nuts and Bolts of the Law School Admissions Process.
Tuesday, April 4; 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

High Point University School of Law will sponsor an interactive webinar. This Zoom event will feature a panel of speakers who will discuss how to discern if law school is for you, how best to prepare for law school and the LSAT, and what to expect in the law school admissions process. You do not need to register to attend.

The panel will feature Jennifer E. O’Connor, Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Ambassador, Crystal Barnett, Attorney at Khalil & Sheldon PLC and veteran LSAT prep instructor, and Natt Gantt, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at High Point University School of Law. The panel will be moderated by Mark D. Martin, Professor and Founding HPU Law Dean and former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. After the panel discussion, there will be a time for Q&A with the panelists.
Coming Soon in 2024!
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HPU’s School of Law was announced earlier this spring as part of a $400 million academic expansion plan, along with several other academic schools.

Each year, a growing number of undergraduate students and their parents continue inquiring about additional graduate programs.

“A law school is an important addition to HPU’s portfolio of prestigious graduate degree offerings,” says Qubein. “As The Premier Life Skills University, we continue our transformational growth plan focused on academic excellence, and we remain committed to preparing our graduates for a life of both success and significance.”
hpu law school dean mark martin
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 7, 2022 – High Point University announces that Mark Martin will serve as the founding dean of HPU’s new School of Law. Martin’s successful career includes previously serving as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, as an Associate Judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and most recently as dean and professor of law at Regent University School of Law.
A Unique Academic Model

Academic Excellence

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from Harvard Law School
  • More than 50 years of legal expertise among faculty leadership
  • Robust curriculum that cultivates doctrinal knowledge and analytical thinking

Experiential Learning

  • Extensive clinical opportunities
  • Legal internship guaranteed for students
  • Extensive team of judges and attorneys as models and mentors

Modeling Values

  • Development of the whole student equipped for personal and professional well-being
  • Emphasis on professional identity and character formation
  • Focus on lawyers as leaders with a commitment to service

Premier Life Skills

  • An emphasis on effective communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Mentorship from judge or practicing attorney opportunities
  • Focus on the ability to navigate complex situations without being intimidated by obstacles

School of Law | High Point University
High Point University School of Law offers an innovative legal education through a focus on experiential learning and practical skill development, professional identity and values formation, and mentoring of students to equip them to serve their clients and community with character and integrity.
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1 University Parkway High Point, NC
Daily from 8:00am — 5:00pm.
High Point University is preparing students for the world as it is going to be.
Best Regional College in the South by US News and World Report
of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies have a J.D.
of students will be considered for merit scholarships
Academic Program: Juris Doctor

High Point University School of Law will offer an innovative legal education with premier clinical opportunities, mentorship from judges and practicing lawyers, and a focus on helping students develop a professional identity. The School of Law will offer small class sizes with individualized mentorship from faculty and an extensive network of judges and attorneys who will help students excel in the legal profession.

The School of Law will integrate closely with the City of High Point to provide experiential learning opportunities for students while also preparing them for professional success wherever they choose to work throughout the United States. High Point University School of Law is for students who not only want to learn through their J.D. the academic and practical skills important for success in the legal profession but also desire to embody the values of the profession so that they can serve their clients and community with character and integrity.

The Law School will consider all applicants on a number of factors including undergraduate GPA, LSAT scores, and other factors.  Top students for the Juris Doctor will demonstrate academic excellence, high moral character, and a dedication to the legal profession.

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High Point University School of Law is not currently approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association and makes no representation to any applicant that it will receive approval from the Council before the graduation of any matriculating student.

 High Point University is fully accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and has been approved to offer the J.D. degree.