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Campus Life

On-Campus Housing
•Close proximity to classrooms & library • Water, Electrical Allowance, Phone and Basic Cable included • Limited to members of AMSL community • Competitively low rental cost
The Neighborhood
The Vineyards Campus is located in northeastern Naples in the 1,375-acre planned community known as The Vineyards. The Vineyards extends from Vanderbilt Beach Road south to Pine Ridge Road at Exit 107 off Interstate 75.  
Student Life
Student organizations are an important component of the Ave Maria community, offering students an opportunity to grow academically, personally, professionally, and spiritually.

Why Ave Law

Scholarships

Each year, Ave Maria School of Law awards more than $3.7 million to students in scholarships through the generous support of alumni and friends.

Financial Aid

Scholarships, work-study and other forms of aid typically do not cover the cost of a law school education.

Student employment

Student employment is available through the Federal Work-Study (FWS) program.

A Florida Law School

Ave Maria School of Law is an independent Florida law school established in 1999.

The Faculty

The faculty at the Ave Maria School of Law are renowned for their teaching and research. Many are national leaders in the fields of Law and Religion.

Location

Go to Law School in the Healthiest and Happiest City in the US!

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Naples on the Bay

Naples on the Bay

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Historical street sign in Naples, Florida

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Gulf Coast Community

Gulf Coast Community

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Naples Florida Beach

Naples Florida Beach

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East Hall & West Hall

East Hall & West Hall

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The Beach

The Beach

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Naples, Florida Pier

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Dining Out in Naples

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Our Admissions Team

 

Claire T. O’Keefe

Claire T. O’Keefe

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Claire T. O’Keefe is an experienced law school administrator in the areas of admissions, student affairs, academic support and academic advising. Before joining the Law School, she had over eight years of law school administration experience including positions as Director of Admissions at Touro Law School and Director of Student Affairs at Hofstra Law School.

Ms. O’Keefe joined Ave Maria School of Law in August 2011 providing academic counseling and was an instructor for the Applied Critical Thinking and Legal Analysis course. She became the Director of Admissions in February of 2015, and was promoted to Assistant Dean of Admissions in December 2016.

Ms. O’Keefe practiced in the areas of family law and labor law and spent nine years at the New York State Attorney General’s Office as an Assistant Attorney General in the Labor Bureau. In that capacity, Ms. O’Keefe focused on appellate practice, which included defending state agencies, including the New York State Department of Labor and the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. Ms. O’Keefe has argued in the New York State Appellate Division and before the New York State Court of Appeals.

Juanita Martinez

Juanita Martinez

Admissions Counselor – Enrollment

Juanita Martinez first joined the Office of Admissions as the Administrative Assistant in January 2015, where she was later promoted to Admissions Coordinator. She administers all daily admissions operations and checks for data consistency. She works closely with the Director and Associate Director of Admissions. Mrs. Martinez earned a Bachelor of Management from Florida Gulf Coast University. She graduated in May 2014 among the Dean’s List with Cum laude honors.

Contact Info

  • (239) 687-5300
  • info@avemarialaw.edu
  • www.avemarialaw.edu
  • 1025 Commons Circle
    Naples, Florida, 34119