Capital University Law School
  • Professor Susan Gilles is known for running a high-energy, innovative classroom. A native of Glasgow, Scotland, Prof. Gilles has taught at Capital since 1990 and is faculty advisor to the Woman’s Law Association. We asked her to share some thoughts about herself, her work and succeeding in law school.

    Incoming 1Ls, Meet Your Professors: Susan Gilles
  • Where you live, work, and play is important to your happiness. And so is the location of your law school. It’s a good thing that Capital University Law School is in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, the state capital and a great place to live, study, work, and play.

    Location, Location, Location
  • Professor Jack Guttenberg has been teaching law for 35 years. During that time he has taught clinical, simulation, and doctrinal courses predominantly focusing on litigation, criminal law, and the rules that govern the legal profession. During this time period he has also served as associate dean at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and dean here at Capital. Prior to law teaching and during his first five years of teaching, Professor Guttenberg served as a criminal defense lawyer representing clients in state and federal courts.

    Incoming 1Ls, Meet Your Professors: Jack Guttenberg
  • Lauren chose Capital for two main reasons: 1) Columbus is an active, vibrant, and growing city; and 2) Lauren appreciated the flexibility and diversity that Capital provided for someone who wanted to work full-time.

    Why Lauren Larrick Chose Capital Law
  • In an interview conducted by third-year evening student Sarah Ingles, L’18, Dean Rachel Janutis reflects on the continuing mission of Capital University Law School to provide opportunities to traditional and non-traditional students. Dean Janutis discusses how the curriculum at Capital helps students to develop the practical skills that will help them to embark on a successful legal career.

    Capital University and Experience-Based Learning
  • On May 11, 2017, Professor Dan Kobil and alumna Colleen Marshall, L'04 (Massucci Law Group; Anchor NBC 4 News) facilitated a conversation entitled, “The First Amendment: Freedoms of Speech, Press, and Assembly,” hosted by the Columbus Bar Association.

    Constitutional Conversations

Life at Capital

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Future Students

Incoming J.D. Students: Click on the links below for important information and dates.