Thomas Goode Jones School of Law Article

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Thomas Goode Jones
School of Law
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MottoLearn Law. Seek Justice. [1]
Parent school Faulkner University (since 1983)
School type Private
Endowment $ 18.5 million [2]
DeanCharles Nelson
Location Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
32°22′59″N 86°13′05″W / 32.383°N 86.218°W / 32.383; -86.218

32°22′59″N 86°13′05″W / 32.383°N 86.218°W / 32.383; -86.218
Enrollment304 [3]
Faculty48 [4]
USNWR rankingTier 4 [5]
Bar pass rate77.6% [6]
ABA profile Jones Profile
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The Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, also known as FaulknerLaw, Jones Law, JLS or JSL, is one of the professional graduate schools of Faulkner University, located in Montgomery, Alabama.


Jones School of Law was founded in 1928 by Montgomery County Circuit Judge Walter B. Jones. The law school is named after Judge Walter B. Jones' father, Thomas Goode Jones, a Confederate veteran who was governor of Alabama and U.S. District Judge for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama.

Faulkner University acquired Jones School of Law in 1983.

Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). [7] Graduates are eligible to sit for the bar exam in any state.


According to Jones' official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 60.4% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation. [8]


Tuition at Thomas Goode Jones School of Law for the 2016-2017 academic year is $37,000. [9]

Notable alumni

Notable faculty


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  2. ^ Law School Almanac: 2008 Endowments. Retrieved on June 6, 2009.
  3. ^ Princeton Review: Student Body, Jones School of Law. Retrieved on June 6, 2009.
  4. ^ Jones By the Numbers. Retrieved on June 6, 2009.
  5. ^ Best Law School Rankings | Law Program Rankings | US News
  6. ^ [1]. Retrieved on September 24, 2016.
  7. ^ ABA-Approved Law Schools by Year, American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
  8. ^ "Employment Statistics" (PDF).
  9. ^ "Tuition and Expenses".
  10. ^ "Hooper, Jr., Perry O." Retrieved April 30, 2013.
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  12. ^ "Associate Justice Tommy Bryan". Retrieved 2016-08-27.

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