• Jeremy Tomes

    “One day I’ll be great because of UT.”

    So says Jeremy Tomes, an active and promising UT Law student who was able to find a silver lining by turning otherwise unfortunate experiences into legal career aspirations. When Tomes was in college, his brother was incarcerated. “Seeing what my

  • Actor Erik Schiller, left, portrays the client during a meeting with Robert Wheeler and Colleen Schuetz, both third-year law students, during recent Advocacy Clinic training.

    Courtroom Drama: UT Professor Uses Theater to Help Teach Law Students

    What do you get when you combine a classroom, courtroom, and theater stage? Associate Professor Joy Radice’s criminal law class. Radice, who came to UT in 2012, is using a new approach to teach criminal law. Last year, she recruited

  • Kickoff to Law School

    UT Law hosts statewide ‘Kickoff to Law School’

    Students, their advisors, and professionals considering law school are invited to attend the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Kickoff to Law School event series at law firms throughout the state of Tennessee in September. Prospective students will have the

  • Admissions Workshop & Law School Recruitment Fair

    College of Law to Host Admissions Workshop, Recruitment Fair on Sept. 3

    Potential law school applicants in East Tennessee are invited to attend a Law School Admission Workshop and Recruitment Fair on Wednesday, September 3, at the University of Tennessee College of Law. The workshop is free and no pre-registration is necessary.

  • Best Value

    UT Law in The National Jurist’s Top 20 Best Value List

    The UT College of Law is one of the nation’s top twenty best-value law schools, according to The National Jurist magazine. UT Law received an A+ grade and ranked seventeenth in the best-value list. The magazine looks at a number of academic and

  • JAG students

    Veterans eligible for in-state tuition and fees

    Are you a veteran considering law school?  If you’re a veteran of the US Armed Forces or the National Guard, you may qualify for a waiver of out-of-state tuition and fees under the new Tennessee Veterans Education Transition Support Act.

News & Events

Courtroom Drama: UT Professor Uses Theater to Help Teach Law Students

What do you get when you combine a classroom, courtroom, and theater stage? Associate Professor Joy Radice’s criminal law class. Radice, who came to UT in 2012, is using a new approach to teach criminal law. Last year, she recruited

UT Law hosts statewide ‘Kickoff to Law School’

Students, their advisors, and professionals considering law school are invited to attend the University of Tennessee College of Law’s Kickoff to Law School event series at law firms throughout the state of Tennessee in September. Prospective students will have the

Law Firm Leaders to Speak at Managing Partners Forum

To kick off the school year, leaders of several prominent Tennessee law firms will speak to UT Law students at the first Managing Partners Forum, set for Wednesday, August 27. Panelists will share their perspective on various topics, including the

College of Law to Host Admissions Workshop, Recruitment Fair on Sept. 3

Potential law school applicants in East Tennessee are invited to attend a Law School Admission Workshop and Recruitment Fair on Wednesday, September 3, at the University of Tennessee College of Law. The workshop is free and no pre-registration is necessary.

College of Law, Institute of Agriculture form new collaboration

An Alternative Spring Break project in March for four University of Tennessee College of Law students has paved the way for a new collaboration involving the Center for Profitable Agriculture (CPA) and University of Tennessee Extension. Through the project, the

Two UT Law reviews rank highly in ExpressO article submission service

Two law reviews at the University of Tennessee College of Law rank highly in the 2014–2015 ExpressO guide for authors submitting articles to law reviews nationwide. The Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender & Social Justice is ranked tenth in the

UT Law launches trademark legal clinic through US Department of Commerce program

Students of the University of Tennessee College of Law will soon be able to practice trademark law before the US Department of Commerce’s US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). UT is one of only forty-seven law schools chosen to participate

College of Law on The National Jurist’s Best Value List

The UT College of Law is one of the nation’s fifty-four best-value law schools, according to The National Jurist magazine. The magazine looks at a number of academic and financial variables, including a law school’s tuition, student debt accumulation, employment success, bar

Puerto Rico publication discusses recent grad’s article about territory’s path to statehood

An article by 2014 UT Law graduate Willie Santana recently received positive comments from the Puerto Rico Report, which is dedicated to educating the public on the territorial status of Puerto Rico and the territory’s progression toward statehood. Santana’s article,

UT Law freezes 2014–2015 tuition

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will freeze tuition for College of Law students for the 2014–2015 academic year, keeping rates at the same level as the previous academic year. Under the new plan, approved by the UT Board of Trustees