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Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law

About Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1847
  • Parent School: Samford University
  • Dean: Henry C. Strickland
  • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Website: www.samford.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 450

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This alumni directory of 1,128 lawyers who graduated from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. These include lawyers in Alabama and across the U.S. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Bernard F Walsh (1978)
Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh
Bradenton, FL
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Stephen P. Hoskins (1980)
Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd
Port St. Lucie, FL
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Andrew Woodruff Jones (1993)
Jones & Swanson
Marietta, GA
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Stephen Andrew Strickland (1990)
Stephen Strickland Law
Birmingham, AL
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Jacob M. Jackson (2013)
Jackson Injury Firm
Sandy Springs, GA
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Lawrence Charles Datz (1983)
Datz & Datz, P.A.
Jacksonville, FL
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

202220212020
Completed Applications0638614
Total Offers0387415
Acceptance Rate-60.66%67.59%
LSAT Score Median0154152
LSAT Score Low0151149
LSAT Score High0157157
Undergraduate GPA Median0.003.543.49
Undergraduate GPA Low0.003.243.20
Undergraduate GPA High0.003.763.71
Total Graduates149121144

Bar Exam Statistics

202220212020
Total First Time Takers141126134
Total Passed11890107
School's Bar Passage Rate83.69%71.43%79.85%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate81.30%78.95%78.69%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate2.39-7.521.16

Tuition and Expenses

202220212020
Tuition Full Time Resident$43$42$20
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$43$42$20
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses---
Off Campus Living Expenses$20$18$18

Grants and Scholarships

202220212020
Total Students Reciving Grants443413402
Total Percentage Receiving Grants98%96%93%
Average Grant Amount - Median$17.00--
Average Grant Amount - Low$9.00--
Average Grant Amount - High$25.00--

Students and Faculty

202220212020
Student-to-Faculty Ratio5.66.98.3
Total Students450432434
Total Students Male186187196
Total Students Female257263236
Total Faculty806352
Total Faculty Male463934
Total Faculty Female322418
Total Faculty Minorities11127

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2021 National Rankings - Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law


#38 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.54
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #38 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.54) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#174 in Acceptance Rate - 60.66%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #174 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 60.66% among those who applied for admission.

#164 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 6.9
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #164 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 6.9 faculty ratio

#20 in Median LSAT - 154
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #20 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 154 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#137 in Bar Passage Rate - 71.43%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #137 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#30 in Highest Tuition - $42
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #30 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#58 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 19.05%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #58 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (19.05%).

#129 in Presence of Female Faculty - 38%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #129 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (38%).

Contact the Cumberland

Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law
800 Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
www.samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2011

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