SMU Dedman School of Law

The Law School of Dallas for 100 years

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Exceptional Placement

SMU Dedman Law students secure coveted positions in the most sought-after sectors of the industry.

  • #10

    in the nation for percentage of graduates placed in long-term, full-time, bar-passage required or J.D. advantage jobs (TaxProf Blog)

  • #21

    in the nation for placing students in the largest 100 law firms (

  • #34

    in the nation for placing students in judicial clerkships (

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Outstanding Faculty

Study with internationally recognized faculty.

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Sarah McQuillen Tran Award
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SBA President
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