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The University of Wyoming College of Law provides a variety of opportunities for Law students, but more importantly are the activities that students take the initiative to facilitate! How will you get the most out of your law school? Below are just some of the opportunities - contact our office if you have ideas for others!
Student Clubs and Organizations: Law students can join fellow students in clubs and organizations of interest, including Intellectual Property Law Club, Multicultural Law Student Association, Women's Law Forum and many others!
Competitions: Join a team to sharpen your law skills through competitions at local, regional and national scales. These competitions include the Davis & Cannon Natural Resources Law Moot Court Competition, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and others.
Student Legal Clinics: The College of Law offers four clinical programs: Defender Aid, Legal Services, Domestic Violence and Prosecution Assistance. Credit-earning opportunity!
Wyoming Law Review: This journal publishes articles by practitioners and professors from throughout the country, as well as case notes and comments written by students attending the University of Wyoming College of Law. The editorial staff is composed of second- and third-year law students selected on the basis of high scholarship and excellence in writing.
Summer Trial Institute: The Summer Trial Institute is an intense two-week course during which law students learn trial skills from both practicing attorneys and College of Law faculty. The faculty includes leading trial attorneys for across Wyoming and around the country. Credit-earning opportunity!
Externships: Legal externship is a great way to gain practical legal experience while in law school and earn course credit at the same time. Credit-earning opportunity!