We are Hawai‘i’s Law School
The William S. Richardson School of Law has trained generations of Hawaiʻi’s leaders with a first-class law curriculum that embodies Hawaiʻi’s unique culture, values, and laws. As a Hawaiian place of learning, our students are nourished with both the depth of knowledge and experience, to enable them to become the leading nurturers and protectors of their communities in Hawai‘i and across the globe.
Life at Richardson: Meet Our Students
Richardson Law School students benefit every day by interacting with other students and faculty in a collaborative and multicultural community that prepares them to effectively practice law in a variety of fields, locations, and situations. Their diverse backgrounds and experiences contribute to the richness of student life and provide inspiration for each other as they pursue their own professional paths.
The William S. Richardson School of Law is consistently ranked among the top law schools nationwide.
2023 U.S. News & World Report
- 26th Environmental Law Program
- 21st Best Part-Time Program
- 91st Best Law School
2022 The Princeton Review
- Best Law Schools
- 2nd Most Diverse Faculty
- 3rd Most Chosen By Older Students
2022 National Jurist, preLaw Magazine
- A- Practical Training
- A for Environmental Law
- A- for International Law
- Best Law School for Diversity