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Caleb Carr on Mitchell Hamline: Law school that fits an entrepreneur’s life

Caleb talks about his company and Mitchell Hamline’s unique ability to allow him to run a company while earning his J.D.

Caleb’s startup, Vita Inclinata Technologies, aims to save lives with pioneering hardware solutions for safety problems in aerospace, construction, and other dangerous industries.

The leader in blended legal education

Study part time, partially online

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Earn your J.D. from your hometown

Spending just a few weeks per year on campus, you can study the law at Mitchell Hamline. And you can do it from anywhere in the world. Our four-year, part-time program has enrollment options for students living outside the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.

Our location benefits our blended-learning students

Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, technology, legal information, retail, and agribusiness provide teachers, students, and guest speakers to our classrooms.

  • the nation’s best park systems
  • destination museums
  • live music
  • live theater
  • major league sports
  • four seasons of natural beauty

MSP International is a centrally located hub offering direct flights to and from nearly every other major city in the United States and Canada and easy access to and from campus.

Minnesota’s law school of choice

Study full time or part time on our campus

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Minnesota’s attorneys come from Mitchell Hamline

With more than 14,000 alumni working, serving, and leading in Minnesota, Mitchell Hamline is the law school of choice for students planning to practice law in Minnesota.

Our location benefits our traditional, on-campus students

Minnesota’s law school on Saint Paul’s beautiful, historic Summit Avenue, just minutes the airport and from both downtowns. Near federal, state, and several county courts.

The state’s diverse economy, and the concentration of jobs in the Twin Cities provide firsthand professional experiences during law school that often lead to future employment.

Our faculty have strong relationships everywhere the law extends in Minnesota, with alumni at nearly all law firms, courts and government, and leading companies.

Enrollment options to fit your life

Study part time, partially online or on campus

Spending just a few weeks per year on campus, you can study the law at Mitchell Hamline. And you can do it from anywhere in the world. Our four-year, part-time program has enrollment options for students living outside the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area and part-time day and evening on-campus options.

Part Time, Blended

Princeton Review Best Online JDKeep your job. Study at Mitchell Hamline from your hometown.

  • on campus twice per semester in the first four semesters
  • intensive, case-study workshops
  • 9–11 credits per semester
  • preLaw Leader in Online Educationwork full time (per ABA policy)
  • sit for the bar in every state—including New York

Part Time, On Campus

Minnesota Lawyer Best Law SchoolContinue working while you earn your J.D.

  • Monday–Thursday day or evening
  • three classes per semester
  • 9–11 credits per semester
  • work full time (per ABA policy)
  • most complete the degree in four years
  • able to take online electives

Study full time on our campus

Mitchell Hamline also has an enrollment option for the full-time student. Earn your J.D. in three years studying full time.

Full Time, On Campus

2022 Reader Rankings Minnesota Lawyer Finance and CommerceWeekday classes with our flexible scheduling option.

  • Monday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm
  • four classes per semester
  • 14 credits per semester
  • most complete the degree in three years
  • able to take the online electives developed for our blended learning program

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A rigorous, practice-based experience

Preparing you to serve clients and communities

A challenging curriculum that gets you ready to practice. More than 20,000 alumni to help guide your path to your career. Whether you take classes full time or part time, on-campus or partially online, you’ll start learning the work of a lawyer by doing it. You’ll benefit from top-ranked programs in emerging specialties. You’ll be ready to make an immediate contribution in law, business, government, community service, or whatever field you pursue.

At Mitchell Hamline School of Law, we have been educating lawyers for more than 100 years but are still innovating to respond to the changing legal world.

Great in theory. Even better in practice.

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