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Experiential Learning

College of Law

Experiential Learning Opportunities

At the University of Wyoming, we highly value hands-on experiential learning.  In addition to your courses, you're invited to engage in credit-earning opportunities outside of the classroom.  The credits offered varies with each opportunity, so please read the information available on each page carefully.

Legal Clinics

Six types of clinics are available, each designed to provide an in-depth learning experience surrounding a topic.  Topics include Defender Aid, Prosecution Assistance, Civil Legal Services, Family and Child Legal Advocacy Clinic, International Human Rights and Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources.

> Learn more about clinics!

Estate Planning Practicum

The Estate Planning Practicum provides law students with experience in legal services, including simple wills and estate planning advice, to low income individuals in Wyoming

> Learn more about the practicum! 

Summer Trial Institute

Summer Trial Institute provides students with an rigorous training experience in the courtroom, while interacting and gaining feedback from faculty and experienced practitioners.

> Learn more about Summer Trial Institute! 

Legal Externships

Legal externships allow students to select a firm, organization, or agency of their choice to gain experience practicing law in a work setting.

> Learn more about legal externships!

Best School for Practical Training 2016

For the second year in a row, the University of Wyoming College of Law has been named as one of the 56 law schools on the practical training honor roll by PreLaw Magazine and the National Jurist for 2016.

Best School for Practical Training 2015

The University of Wyoming College of Law has been ranked in the top tier of best law schools for practical training by PreLaw Magazine and the National Jurist.

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