School of Law

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Case Western Reserve University School of Law is able to provide an experiential legal education that garners national recognition, year after year, thanks to the generosity of our alumni and friends.

Our most recent graduating class had a 95% bar pass rate and 90% were employed within 10 months of graduation, going on to serve their communities around the country and across the globe. 

Your gift is an investment in the future attorneys, judges and civic leaders studying in our halls.

Receiving an academic scholarship has allowed me to attend the law school of my dreams.”

Alexandra McLaughlin-King, Class of 2023

Your support of the School of Law enables us to:

  • maintain a world-class faculty and attract the brightest students;
  • offer labs, externships and other experiential learning opportunities, including the Milton and Charlotte Kramer Law Clinic;
  • provide a combination of need-based financial aid and merit scholarships to nearly half our student body;
  • keep our comprehensive collections at the Judge Ben C. Green Law Library up to date, including online resources and the latest scholarly journals; and
  • enhance the student experience by inviting distinguished scholars and lecturers to campus.

Make Your Gift To CWRU School Of Law Today

Additional funding opportunities

Annual giving

Beyond supporting the operating budget, a gift to the Annual Fund allows Case Western Reserve University School of Law to stay on the forefront of legal education by consistently upgrading teaching tools and student resources.

Law Firm Giving Challenge

The Law Firm Giving Challenge encourages alumni to promote a spirit of philanthropy at their firms, raising essential funding for CWRU School of Law and growing our alumni network. Contact us to learn more.

Law Firm Scholarship Program

Although nearly 70% of our student body comes from out of state, approximately half stay in Ohio. In partnership with lawyers and law firms in the area, scholarships allow us to recruit a diverse class of the most qualified candidates, strengthening Northeast Ohio’s workforce. Contact our team for more information.

Student Support Fund

Established during the economic downturn of 2020, this fund provides emergency relief for students facing financial hardship outside of their educational costs, such as loss of income or housing difficulties.

3L Class Gift

The 3L class gift is a way for third-year students to leave their mark and pave the way for future law school students. This student-led program positively influences the lives of fellow scholars who will follow in their footsteps. By making a gift in the amount of your graduation year, you can ensure your place as part of a lasting legacy for future CWRU law school students.

Tribute gifts

Celebrate an achievement or honor a legacy with a tribute gift to CWRU School of Law. Designate your online donation as an honorary or memorial gift to make a difference today, or establish an endowed fund that will have a lasting impact.

Planned gifts

Strategic or planned giving offers simple but powerful vehicles with which to invest in the future of CWRU School of Law. Our staff are ready to partner with you and your advisors to find a plan that meets your personal and philanthropic goals.

Endowed professorships and funds

From funding academic awards and experiential learning opportunities, to named professorships that propel innovation and research, endowment support is critical to sustaining and growing the study of law at Case Western Reserve University.

Donor recognition

We are pleased to recognize the generous alumni and friends who have made gifts to the law school each fiscal year with our Honor Roll of Donors.

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