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Updated Class Schedule for 2017-18

A few updates have been made to the schedule for the upcoming year. See here for details.    

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Congratulations to our 2017 Graduates

The Nashville School of Law conferred degrees on 68 graduates Saturday, May 27 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Graduates heard from Davidson County Juvenile Court Judge Sheila Calloway, who challenged the students to make a positive impact throughout their lives and to take their experience a ...

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Nashville School of Law to Honor Three at Annual Dinner

  The Nashville School of Law will recognize three leaders in the legal community at its 24th annual Recognition Dinner June 9 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Alumni Mary Frances Rudy and Larry R. Williams are graduate honorees and the Honorable Robert E. Corlew, III is faculty honoree. ...

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Job Posting Request

Nashville School of Law can promote your job opening to our student body as well as thousands of alumni that may be seeking employment in a law-related field. Please answer the following questions as completely as possible to ensure potential candidates have a complete picture of the expectations of your position. If you have questions, email info@NSL.law.

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Class Schedule for 2017-2018

The class schedule for the 2017-18 school year is available here. All registration will be online starting in July, with a few dates available for in-person registration. A list of FAQs regarding curriculum improvements is available here.

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CLE @ NSL

Nashville School of Law is proud to offer a series of continuing legal education sessions designed to assist attorneys in sharpening the tools in their legal toolbox. These classes are led by experts in their area of law that practice in the communities and courts that many of you practice in. De ...

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From Dean Koch Regarding Curriculum Changes

Dear Students, The law, like life, does not stand still. Learning and mastering such a dynamic field of knowledge requires discipline, mental agility, and attention to detail. Our goal at the Nashville School of Law is to help you develop the professional qualities that will enable you to succeed ...

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Registration for Summer Classes Now Open

Electives offered this summer: Bankruptcy Practice & Procedure Instructor: Henry E. Hildebrand III Offered: Thursdays 6:30 - 10 p.m - 1 credit hour  Description: : This elective is designed for students who have some experience in bankruptcy procedures, or students willing to dive into an in ...

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Legal Writing Scholarships

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation has announced the 24th annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States seeking a J.D. or LL.B degree is eligible ...

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NSL to Host Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Clark on HELP4TNDAY

April 1, 2017 is the statewide HELP4TN Day in which law students and attorneys have the opportunity to participate in pro bono events across Tennessee. Nashville School of Law will host Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia A. Clark for a CLE exploring the multiple avenues to become involved ...

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Christian Legal Society Hosts Alumni Speaker

The law student chapter of the Christian Legal Society at the Nashville School of Law is pleased to announce and welcome guest speaker, Zale Dowlen, Esq.: Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Room 400 Zale Dowlen is a practing Tennessee attorney, an alumni from the Nashville Sc ...

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Professor of Law David Hudson on C-SPAN Discussing Free-Speech Limits

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Celebrating Black History Month: Judge Waverly Crenshaw

Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw, Jr., was nominated to the federal bench in 2015 and confirmed in 2016 as United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. In 2016, Judge Crenshaw, a Nashville native, joined the Nashville School of Law Board of Trustee ...

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Faculty Member Harlan Dodson Selected for Tennessee Bar Foundation

Harlan Dodson has recently been elected a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation, an association of 841 attorneys across the state.  Invitations to membership, which is a position of honor, were extended to 31 attorneys this year by the Board of Trustees. The introduction of new Fellows took p ...

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Read the latest edition of The Torch

Our latest edition of The Torch, Nashville School of Law's magazine, is available online here. Our cover story features five NSL alumni who serve as state appellate and trial judges. Also read about our newest addition to the Board of Trustees, see photos from alumni events, and read about stude ...

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NSL Mercantile open for business

Share your school pride by shopping the NSL Mercantile for quality items with the new school logo. NSL Mercantile 2016 Catalogue    Just added: Cuff Links ($15)   and Lapel Pins ($5)    

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Social Media Policy

Nashville School of Law's Social Media Policy, effective November 15, 2016. Nashville School of Law Social Media Policy  

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NSL Adds to Board of Trustees, Staff

The Nashville School of Law recently announced additions of alumni to the Board of Trustees and the staff of the School

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Nashville School of Law Celebrates Investiture of Justice William C. Koch, Jr. as School's Fifth Dean

Dean Koch was honored in a ceremonial investiture on September 26. View the links below for news coverage of the event. Nashville Post The Tennessean WZTV (Channel 17, Fox)

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Spring 2015 Newsletter-Available

Newsletter

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Nashville School of Law welcomes David Hudson as director of academic affairs

Nashville School of Law officials announced author and legal scholar David Hudson has been named director of academic affairs and legal writing.

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2014 Election Results

2014 Election Results

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Associate Dean Retires

Associate Dean Virginia M. Townzen retired on July 1, 2014, following fourteen years of service.  The Board of Trustees, the faculty, staff, and students appreciate her contributions to the school and wish her well in retirement.

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Nashville School of Law Torch to Pass from Dean Joe C. Loser, Jr. to Justice William C. Koch, Jr

Dean Loser to retire after a nearly 28-year tenure that transformed the school.

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