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An independent law school with a national reputation for excellence.
To be a nationally recognized center of learning and teaching for students, faculty, alumni, the bench and bar, other professions, and local, state, national, and global communities while retaining its historic ties to the state and the region.
Albany Law School, founded in 1851, is the nation's oldest independent school of law.
Albany Law, comprised of two large buildings, shares a 54-acre campus with three other colleges in the heart of New York's capital.
A 36-member governing Board of Trustees helps Albany Law School shape its vision for the future. Board members include general counsels, CEOs, sitting and retired judges, and partners in prominent law firms.
LL.M., Columbia University School of Law, New YorkLL.B., University of Natal, Durban, South AfricaB.A., Natal, Durban, South Africa
A.B., Hamilton CollegeJ.D., Albany Law School
William McKinley 186725th President of the United States
Robert H. Jackson '12Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Andrew Cuomo '82New York State Governor
Richard D. Parsons '71Former Chairman, Citigroup
Lawrence H. Cooke '39Former Chief Judge of New York State
Victoria A. Graffeo '77Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals
Megyn Kelly '95Host, America Live with Megyn Kelly, Fox News
Kate Stoneman 1898First alumna and woman admitted to the New York State bar
Thomas J. Vilsack '75U.S. Secretary of Agriculture; Former Governor of Iowa
David Miranda '88President-elect, New York State Bar Association;Partner, Heslin Rothenberg Farley and Mesiti
Stephen P. Younger '82Former New York State Bar Association President; Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Raising $1 million in unrestricted support annually.
Albany Law School is ABA Accredited: American Bar Association, Office of the Consultant on Legal Education, 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60610. 312-988-6738
Albany Law School is a member of the Association of American Law Schools: 1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 800, Washington, D.C., 20036. 202-296-8851