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    Professor Binford describes conditions at the border

    Willamette Law's very own Warren Binford and a team of lawyers find hundreds of children being neglected and living in dangerous conditions.

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    Number One in Oregon for Graduate Employment

    Willamette Law Graduates are well prepared to practice law and pass the bar.

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    Tipping the Scales of Justice

    Caylee Campbell JD '19 has been an advocate for positive change at home and abroad.

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    Passing the bar with the help of BEAST

    BEAST — a volunteer, around-the-clock effort by the entire law community to help bar examinees succeed.

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    Two Willamette Law students land D.C. externships

    Emily Lohman JD'19 and Taylor VanScoy JD'18 landed externships in our nation's capital — an experience that cannot be replicated in a classroom.

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Willamette University College of Law

As the first law school in the Pacific Northwest, Willamette University College of Law has been at the forefront of legal education since our doors opened in 1883.

Located across the street from the Oregon State Capitol complex and Supreme Court, the Willamette University College of Law is situated at the nexus of state law, government and business.

Our close connection to leaders in law and government creates a unique student experience. Our students learn from faculty who are top scholars, seasoned practitioners and members of the judiciary. They work with mentors who are Supreme Court justices, heads of Fortune 500 companies, elected officials and distinguished attorneys. And upon graduation, they join alumni whose careers shape state and local governments and national policy.

Willamette Law’s small class sizes foster an interactive learning environment among our diverse student population with a thriving externship and clinical program, ample practical skills courses and a new Business Lawyering Institute.

 
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Top Employment Outcomes

Willamette Law's Placement Office provides the experience, skills and opportunities students and alumni need for a lifetime of successful career management.

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Degree Programs and Experiential Learning

Practical skills courses, externships and legal clinics help students develop practice-ready skills and experience the challenges of working lawyers.

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Award-Winning Faculty

Willamette University’s law faculty include scholars and master teachers who are nationally recognized for their research, publications and contributions to the law as well as their dedication to teaching.

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Introduction to Law School (8/12/2019)

Introduction to Law School is an optional one-week intensive course of study that will help you...

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Law First-Year Orientation (8/21/2019)

Welcome incoming law students! Mandatory Orientation will be held the Wednesday through Friday...

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Professor Binford describes conditions at the border

Willamette Law’s Warren Binford and a team of lawyers find hundreds of children being neglected and living in dangerous conditions.

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Public servant and Willamette Law alumnus Dennis Koho JD’04 dies

Law partner Eleanor Beatty JD’04 and alumna Sara Kendrick JD’15 recall the former mayor of Keizer’s generosity and care.

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Tipping the scales of justice

Caylee Campbell JD’19 has been an advocate for positive change at home and abroad.

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