About Chase
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A Message from Dean Jeffrey A. Standen

Every law school is unique. The question you should ask is, “Why choose Chase?” What is it about the Chase College of Law that makes us special?


Prepare for the Future of Law

The Digital Revolution ushered in exciting and complex legal problems that require an upgraded, sophisticated lawyer to solve. At NKU Chase, we deliver a distinctive legal education designed to transform you into a next generation lawyer.

Learn from Leading Scholars, Experts, and Practitioners

Drawing upon our diverse community of nationally recognized scholars, leading experts in specialized fields, and distinguished practitioners, our faculty members will engage you with an intellectually stimulating education in legal theory and practice.

Be at the Center of a Forward-Thinking Academic Environment

The modern lawyer is a specialist; a legal expert navigating both the business and profession of lawyering with a fertile legal mind. Before you specialize, take time to explore your curiosity in a rich and innovative academic environment.

Learn First-Hand through Clinics, Field Placements and Pro Bono Service

You will have a variety of unique opportunities to become engaged in legal thinking and practical application. Learn more.

 Prepare, Participate, and Practice in an Ideal Venue

Located in a socially savvy metropolitan area with a diverse legal market, NKU Chase is an ideal venue for a next generation lawyer. You will live and study in close proximity to law firms, courts, and governmental agencies which are essential to your educational experience and professional development. The Greater Cincinnati metropolitan area’s welcoming community, along with its cultural and social vibrancy, provides the perfect balance for your life inside and outside of the classroom. Our location serves our students well.

Mission Statement

Since 1893, NKU Chase College of Law has educated individuals who make immediate contributions to the legal profession and to their communities.  With a collegial, student-centered environment in full-time and part-time programs, Chase provides an intellectually rigorous education in legal theory and professional skills; offers practical training through its curricular offerings, co-curricular programs, and specialized centers; and instills the ideals of ethics, leadership, and public engagement.


NKU Chase College of Law is a law school approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association. For more information on ABA approved law schools, contact:

Office of the Consultant on Legal Education
Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
American Bar Association
321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: (312) 988-6738