Miles Law School
|Miles Law School|
|Established||August 26, 1974|
|Dean||J. Richet Pearson|
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.|
|Bar pass rate||0% (July 2017 first timers), 11% (July 2017 repeats) |
Miles Law School was founded on August 26, 1974. Among the founders were Bishop C. A. Kirkendoll of the C.M.E. Church, Dr. W. Clyde Williams, former president of Miles College, former Alabama Judge and state Senator J. Richmond Pearson, and Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Program of Study
The school offers a four-year part-time evening program. Graduates of the law school receive the Juris Doctor.
In July 2017, Miles Law School's passage rate for the Alabama Bar Exam was 0% for first timers and 11.1% for repeats. In February 2018, Miles Law School's passage rate for the Alabama State Bar exam again rang in at 0% for first time exam takers but increased to 12.5% for repeat takers. 
- William A. Bell, Mayor of Birmingham
- Bobby Singleton, Alabama State Senator
- Carole Smitherman, former Mayor of Birmingham, current Circuit Court Judge
- Rodger Smitherman, Alabama State Senator
- Alabama State Bar Detailed Examinee Statistics for July 2017
- Detailed Examinee Statistics for July 2017. The Alabama State Bar.
- US Non-ABA Approved Law Schools, Law School Admission Council, Inc.
- Dean of Miles Law School addresses poor Alabama Bar passage rates, WBMA-LD.
- Section 34-3-2.1: Certified graduates of certain law schools authorized to take bar exam Archived 2010-03-16 at the Wayback Machine.. Alabama State Legislature.
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