Since its establishment in 1911, The Nashville School of Law has been committed to the mission of providing a high quality legal education to students who are unable to attend classes during the day. If you would like more information about our history and our mission, you can find it here.
Job Posting Request
Apr 26, 2017
Nashville School of Law can promote your job opening to our student body as well as thousands of alumni that may be seeking employment in a law-related field. Please answer the following questions as completely as possible to ensure potential candidates have a complete picture of the expectations of your position. If you have questions, email info@NSL.law.
Class Schedule for 2017-2018
Apr 06, 2017
The class schedule for the 2017-18 school year is available here.
All registration will be online starting in July, with a few dates available for in-person registration.
A list of FAQs regarding curriculum improvements is available here.
CLE @ NSL
Apr 04, 2017
Nashville School of Law is proud to offer a series of continuing legal education sessions designed to assist attorneys in sharpening the tools in their legal toolbox. These classes are led by experts in their area of law that practice in the communities and courts that many of you practice in.
From Dean Koch Regarding Curriculum Changes
Mar 31, 2017
The law, like life, does not stand still. Learning and mastering such a dynamic field of knowledge requires discipline, mental agility, and attention to detail. Our goal at the Nashville School of Law is to help you develop the professional qualities that will enable you to succeed ...
Registration for Summer Classes Now Open
Mar 28, 2017
Electives offered this summer:
Bankruptcy Practice & Procedure
Instructor: Henry E. Hildebrand III
Offered: Thursdays 6:30 - 10 p.m - 1 credit hour
Description: : This elective is designed for students who have some experience in bankruptcy procedures, or students willing to dive into an in ...
Legal Writing Scholarships
Mar 23, 2017
The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation has announced the 24th annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. Any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States seeking a J.D. or LL.B degree is eligible ...
NSL to Host Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Clark on HELP4TNDAY
Mar 09, 2017
April 1, 2017 is the statewide HELP4TN Day in which law students and attorneys have the opportunity to participate in pro bono events across Tennessee.
Nashville School of Law will host Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia A. Clark for a CLE exploring the multiple avenues to become involved ...
Christian Legal Society Hosts Alumni Speaker
Mar 02, 2017
The law student chapter of the Christian Legal Society at the Nashville School of Law is pleased to announce and welcome guest speaker, Zale Dowlen, Esq.:
Thursday, March 9, 2017
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Zale Dowlen is a practing Tennessee attorney, an alumni from the Nashville Sc ...
Professor of Law David Hudson on C-SPAN Discussing Free-Speech Limits
Feb 22, 2017
Celebrating Black History Month: Judge Waverly Crenshaw
Feb 21, 2017
Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw, Jr., was nominated to the federal bench in 2015 and confirmed in 2016 as United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. In 2016, Judge Crenshaw, a Nashville native, joined the Nashville School of Law Board of Trustee ...
Faculty Member Harlan Dodson Selected for Tennessee Bar Foundation
Jan 19, 2017
Harlan Dodson has recently been elected a Fellow of the Tennessee Bar
Foundation, an association of 841 attorneys across the state. Invitations to membership, which is a position of honor, were extended to 31 attorneys this year by the Board of Trustees. The introduction of new Fellows took p ...
Read the latest edition of The Torch
Dec 30, 2016
Our latest edition of The Torch, Nashville School of Law's magazine, is available online here.
Our cover story features five NSL alumni who serve as state appellate and trial judges. Also read about our newest addition to the Board of Trustees, see photos from alumni events, and read about stude ...
NSL Mercantile open for business
Dec 22, 2016
Share your school pride by shopping the NSL Mercantile for quality items with the new school logo.
NSL Mercantile 2016 Catalogue
Just added: Cuff Links ($15)
and Lapel Pins ($5)
NSL Holiday Schedule
Dec 16, 2016
Please note the class, library, and office schedules for the upcoming holidays.
Holiday Schedule for 2016-2017
No classes December 26- January 4
Friday December 23 - Monday, December 26 – Office & Library closed – No Classes
Tuesday, December 27 –Friday December 3o – Office c ...
December Legal Clinics & Pro Bono Opportunities
Dec 05, 2016
John Lewis, contracts instructor at NSL, needs at least six students to assist practicing attorneys in drawing up wills for Habitat for Humanity families on Tuesday, December 13 at the Habitat office, 2950 Kraft Drive, Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37204. This location is less than 1/2 ...
Social Media Policy
Nov 15, 2016
Nashville School of Law's Social Media Policy, effective November 15, 2016.
Nashville School of Law Social Media Policy
NSL Adds to Board of Trustees, Staff
Nov 15, 2016
The Nashville School of Law recently announced additions of alumni to the Board of Trustees and the staff of the School
Nashville School of Law Celebrates Investiture of Justice William C. Koch, Jr. as School's Fifth Dean
Sep 28, 2015
Dean Koch was honored in a ceremonial investiture on September 26. View the links below for news coverage of the event.
WZTV (Channel 17, Fox)
Spring 2015 Newsletter-Available
May 07, 2015
Nashville School of Law welcomes David Hudson as director of academic affairs
Dec 17, 2014
Nashville School of Law officials announced author and legal scholar David Hudson has been named director of academic affairs and legal writing.
2014 Election Results
Sep 04, 2014
2014 Election Results
Associate Dean Retires
Jul 01, 2014
Associate Dean Virginia M. Townzen retired on July 1, 2014, following fourteen years of service. The Board of Trustees, the faculty, staff, and students appreciate her contributions to the school and wish her well in retirement.
Nashville School of Law Torch to Pass from Dean Joe C. Loser, Jr. to Justice William C. Koch, Jr
Dec 19, 2013
Dean Loser to retire after a nearly 28-year tenure that transformed the school.