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College of Law
  • Best Value Law School

    UW College of Law boasts one of the most affordable tuition rates in the country. Students graduate with considerably less debt than most other institutions and receive exceptional instruction.

  • Practical Training

    At UW Law, students can participate in clinics that represent clients, prepare legal documents, and appear in court under the supervision of an experienced faculty member. Our students interact with a diverse group of outstanding lawyer-educators with extensive experience and legal expertise in our cutting-edge trial advocacy institute.

  • Expert Law Faculty

    The College of Law is dedicated to the promotion of research and scholarship by providing conferences and symposia expanding beyond the legal community.


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University of Wyoming's College of Law

The University of Wyoming's College of Law provides graduate students exceptional training and opportunities for gaining personal experience with practicing law.  The UW College of Law is the smallest public law school in the country, but this offers students great advantages!  As a UW Law student you benefit from:

  • Small class sizes, which promote student-faculty interactions and open doors to new opportunities;

  • Six clinics, which give students hands-on experience with case-based law;

  • Externship and internship programs, which give students the ability to gain real world experience before they enter the legal profession;

  • A Law degree without the extravagant price tag; UW Law students take out fewer loans while they receive high-quality training;

  • Law faculty who teach courses while maintaining active law careers in legal research and inquiry, which provides students real-time and grounded insight.

You also benefit from access to information and transparency, including our ABA Standard 509 disclosures and ABA Employment Summary Reports.



Students Compete at the National Environmental Moot Court Competition

February 24, 2015 — The student team representing the University of Wyoming College of Law at the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Pace University Law School, had a successful run competing this past weekend, Feb. 19-21, 2015.

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Law School Client Counseling Team Earns Second Place at Regional Competition

February 17, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law sent two student teams to compete at the Regional Client Counseling Competition on February 7-8 in Eugene, Oregon. The two teams were comprised of second-year students Jasmine Fathalla and Jeff Van Fleet as one team and third-year students Julian Bendinelli and Tyler Renner as the second team.

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UW College of Law Recognized as a Best Law School for Practical Training

February 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law has been ranked in the top tier of best law schools for practical training by PreLaw Insider.


CSWA Call for Proposals

January 28, 2015 — The Center for the Study of Written Advocacy of the University of Wyoming College of Law and the Department of Psychology of the University of Wyoming invite proposals for presentations at the first Psychology of Persuasion Conference, to be held September 18-19, 2015 at the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie, Wyoming.

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EENR Clinic Student Bailey Schreiber Appeared Before the WOGCC

December 1, 2014 — Bailey Schreiber, a third year law student enrolled in the 2014/2015 Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resources Law Clinic (EENR Clinic) appeared in front of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Tuesday, November 18th.


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November 20, 2014 — The International Human Rights Clinic at the College of Law successfully represents UW student in immigration case.


Robert J. Golten Fellow of International Human Rights

October 27, 2014 — Tilman Jacobs joined the University of Wyoming College of Law faculty as the Robert J. Golten Fellow of International Human Rights in the fall of 2014.

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Spence Law Firm Historical Trial

October 21, 2014 — The University of Wyoming College of Law will be holding the first annual Spence Law Firm Historical Trial Production on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the College of Law Large Moot Court Room.

UW College of Law Hosts Spence Law Firm Historic Johnson County Trial Oct. 29

October 21, 2014 — Implications from the famed Johnson County War will be the focus of a mock trial Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.


Justice Kite and Pete Michael visit EENR Clinic

October 15, 2014 — Wyoming Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Kite (J.D. ’74) and Wyoming Attorney General Pete Michael (J.D.’85) made a visit to the College of Law’s new Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources (EENR) Law Clinic last week.

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