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College of Law
  • Best Value Law School

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

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    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 University of Wyoming College of Law’s faculty boasts expertise in nearly every area of the law. Their dedication to scholarship is matched by their commitment to teaching.

 

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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.

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The UW Family

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

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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.

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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.

Judge Barrett Estate Funds Student Trial Experience

August 18, 2014 — The Summer Trial Institute is boot camp for future trial lawyers, and their participation is made possible by a fund established by Judge James E. Barrett, who served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for 40 years.

UW Law Professor Receives Visiting Scholar Grant

June 30, 2014 — University of Wyoming College of Law Professor Michael Smith is one of two professors nationwide to receive a Legal Communication and Rhetoric Visiting Scholars Grant from the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD).

BP America Donates $25,000 to UW’s Energy Law Center

June 27, 2014 — The University of Wyoming College of Law’s Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies (CLERR) recently received a $25,000 gift from BP America to develop CLERR’s summer energy law institute.

Wyoming Center for the Study of Written Advocacy Announces Grant Recipients

June 6, 2014 — The Wyoming Center for the Study of Written Advocacy has announced the recipients of the grants for presentations at the upcoming Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Conference in Philadelphia.

UW Law School’s Legal Writing Program Receives Top-15 Ranking

March 19, 2014 — An eight-year effort to improve student instruction and to gain more institutional prestige in the field of legal writing has resulted in national recognition for the University of Wyoming College of Law.

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