A Legacy of Developing Ethical Leaders
The William S. Richardson School of Law is a collaborative, multicultural community preparing students for excellence in the practice of law and related careers that advance justice and the rule of law. We develop highly qualified, ethical professionals through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and public service. We embrace Hawai‘i’s diversity and values and recognize a special responsibility to our state and the Pacific region.
Inside Richardson Law
2022 Entering class profile
- 77 Full-Time JD Students; 12 Part-Time JD Students
- GPA: 25th Percentile 3.27, Median 3.53, 75th Percentile 3.70
- LSAT: 25th Percentile 154, Median 156, 75th Percentile 160
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores
Updated December, 2022: The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and American Bar Association (ABA) have certified these LSAT and GPA percentiles.
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UH Regents’ Medalists for Excellence in Teaching
Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) Great Teacher Awards
SALT Junior Faculty Teaching Award
Two-Time Recipient of the UH Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching
The William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa has been accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association since 1982. The Section of Legal Education may be contacted at 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60610 or by phone at (312) 988-6738. The Law School has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) since 1989.