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Academic Programs|College of Law Overview
  • College of Law - Choosing a Law School

    The UW College of Law offers top programs, renowned faculty and extensive program options.

  • College of Law - Elevating Legal Education

    Located high in the Rockies, the UW College of Law is consistently named one of the best values in legal education.

  • College of Law - Law School Clinics

    Students can participate in clinics that represent clients, prepare legal documents, and appear in court under the supervision of an experienced faculty member.

 

Why the UW College of Law?

The UW College of Law offers top programs, renowned faculty and extensive offerings in energy, natural resources, legal writing, family law, criminal law, international law and more. Students may participate in several affordable joint-degree programs including our JD/MBA, JD/MPA and JD/MA Environment & Natural Resources. Consistently named as one of the best values of legal education, our students graduate with considerably less financial debt than students at other institutions and have access to legal employment opportunities around the country.

A Law School Focused on Experiential Learning

The UW College of Law prepares graduates for careers in law, environmental law, business, politics, government, non-profit environments, intellectual property and more. Through experiential learning, students develop the skills necessary to excel in today's legal world. Students learn to analyze, assess, advocate, litigate, negotiate, and perform tasks necessary to excel as an attorney or non-legal profession. Students can participate in clinics that represent clients, prepare legal documents, and appear in court under the supervision of an experienced faculty member. With state-of-the-art courtroom facilities, we host the Wyoming Supreme Court and U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and students have even handled jury trials and argued appellate cases before the Wyoming Supreme Court.

Domestic and International Opportunities

UW law school students interact with a diverse group of outstanding lawyer-educators with extensive experience and legal expertise. The College of Law also enables students to develop close relationships with attorneys, judges, and policymakers through distinguished speaker events, a cutting-edge trial advocacy institute and a host of networking opportunities. A degree from the UW College of Law opens doors to the world through innovative international law programs, cross-border collaborations, multi-cultural students, and access to study abroad opportunities.

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As one of the smallest law schools in the country, our students benefit from a low student-faculty ratio resulting in small classes, personalized instruction, and extensive hands-on practical training opportunities.

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UW College of Law students place 2nd at national ABA competition.

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