Cumberland School of Law Ranks 15th in the Nation on Employment Honor Roll List
Samford University Cumberland School of Law was listed as the 15th law school in the country on preLaw Magazine’s Employment Honor Roll list.
An Update and Reflections on the 2020 Bar Exam Season
Lynn Hogewood ’03, Cumberland School of Law’s director of academic support, shares an update and reflects on the 2020 bar exam season.
2020-21 Admission Ambassadors
Cumberland School of Law admission ambassadors are a diverse representation of our collegial student body. They are proud to share with prospective students about our law school, why they chose to pursue their law degree here, and why they love it.
Graduate Programs Featured at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting
Leaders in Cumberland's online graduate program were featured as panelists during the ABA's Business Law Section's annual meeting. The virtual meeting hosted financial executives from across the country.
Cumberland School of Law Launches the Cumberland Innocence Clinic
This academic year, Cumberland students are learning law and practicing skills in a new legal clinic, The Cumberland Innocence Clinic, which focuses on helping exonerate persons convicted of crimes that they did not commit.
Cumberland School of Law Launches First Full-Service Law School Clinic in Alabama for Veterans
In September, Cumberland launched the first full-service law school clinic in Alabama for veterans. The Cumberland Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (C-VETS) provides free legal assistance to veterans and their families in an eight-county area of north central Alabama.
Cumberland School of Law Welcomes Another Record-Breaking Class; First-Year Students Reflect on the History of Racial Injustice
Cumberland’s class of 2023 is already making history. A record 57% of the class is female, and the group of 150 students maintains Cumberland’s commitment to strong credentials and community service.
National Virtual Conference Amplifies Already Prestigious Advocacy Program at Cumberland School of Law
Expanding on the national presence of the advocacy program, leaders in Cumberland’s program coordinated and hosted "Training Advocates Conference 2020: Our Virtual Reality." The conference, held completely virtually in August, brought together participants and advocacy experts from across the country.
Cumberland Trial Advocacy Program Ranked 7th in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
Cumberland School of Law has once again been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top law schools in the country for trial advocacy training. The 2021 rankings released March 17 list Cumberland’s program as 7th in the nation out of 188 law schools listed.