Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

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Thomas Goode Jones
School of Law
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MottoLearn Law. Seek Justice.[1]
Parent schoolFaulkner University (since 1983)
Established1928
School typePrivate
Endowment$ 18.5 million[2]
DeanCharles Campbell
LocationMontgomery, Alabama, U.S.
32°22′59″N 86°13′05″W / 32.383°N 86.218°W / 32.383; -86.218Coordinates: 32°22′59″N 86°13′05″W / 32.383°N 86.218°W / 32.383; -86.218
Enrollment304[3]
Faculty48[4]
USNWR ranking146-192[5]
Bar pass rate89.4% (July 2019 first-time takers)[6]
Websitewww.faulkner.edu/law
ABA profileJones Profile
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The Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, also known as FaulknerLaw, Jones Law, JLS or JSL is one of the professional graduate schools of Faulkner University, located in Montgomery, Alabama.

History[edit]

Jones School of Law was founded in 1928 by Montgomery County Circuit Judge Walter B. Jones. The law school is named after Judge Walter B. Jones' father, Thomas Goode Jones, a Confederate veteran who was governor of Alabama and U.S. District Judge for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama.

Faulkner University acquired Jones School of Law in 1983.

Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).[7] Graduates are eligible to sit for the bar exam in any state.

Employment[edit]

According to Jones' official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 60.4% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation.[8][needs update]

Costs[edit]

Tuition at Thomas Goode Jones School of Law for the 2016–2017 academic year is $37,000.[9]

Programs[edit]

Thomas Goode Jones School of Law offers a joint J.D./LL.M. in dispute resolution, as well as a J.D. program.[10]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Learn Law Seek Justice". 2017-03-27.
  2. ^ Law School Almanac: 2008 Endowments. Retrieved on June 6, 2009.
  3. ^ Princeton Review: Student Body, Jones School of Law. Retrieved on June 6, 2009.
  4. ^ Jones By the Numbers. Retrieved on June 6, 2009.
  5. ^ Best Law School Rankings | Law Program Rankings | US News
  6. ^ https://admissions.alabar.org/july-2019-combined-stats
  7. ^ ABA-Approved Law Schools by Year, American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
  8. ^ "Employment Statistics" (PDF).
  9. ^ "Tuition and Expenses".
  10. ^ "Prospective Students".
  11. ^ "Hooper, Jr., Perry O." ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved April 30, 2013.
  12. ^ "Bobby Bright, former Representative for Alabama's 2nd Congressional District".
  13. ^ "Associate Justice Tommy Bryan". Retrieved 2016-08-27.

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