Pathways to Practice

The University of Wyoming College of Law offers a wide range of courses to prepare you for the practice of law, including nearly 30 skills courses and several other experiential learning opportunities. Being consistently listed among the top law schools for practical training, we offer numerous courses in each area of the law that allow students to not only gain knowledge of the law, but also attain an understanding of legal procedures in each area of focus. 
Descriptions for each of these courses can be found HERE.

Required Courses

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Civil Procedure I Civil Procedure II
Contracts I Contracts II
Legal Research Criminal Law
Legal Writing I Legal Writing II
Property I Property II
Torts Constitutional Law I


Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Professional Responsibility Evidence


Business, Real Estate & Tax Law

Administrative Law Trusts & Estates
Advanced Trusts & Estates Gift & Estate Taxation
Agency & Partnership Income Taxation
Antitrust Law International Business Transactions
Bankruptcy Law Payment Systems
Business Organizations Real Estate Finance
Consumer Protection Secured Transactions
Corporations Securities Regulations
Taxation of Business Entities  


Business Planning Estate Planning
Business Entrepreneur Practicum Externships
Contract Drafting Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiations
Estate Planning Practicum  

Criminal Law

Administrative Law Domestic Violence
Race, Gender &   the Law Forensic Evidence
Criminal Adjudication Judicial Remedies
Criminal Procedure  


Defender Aid Clinic Prosecution Assistance Clinic
Externships Summer Trial Institute
Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation Trial Practice


Energy, Environment & Natural Resource Law

Administrative Law Environmental Law
Advanced Water Law & Policy International Environment and Natural Resource Law
Agricultural Law Land Use Law
Climate Change and Policy Water Law & Policy
Public Lands Oil & Gas Law
Energy, Environment & Natural Resource Law  


Advanced Oil & Gas Law Externships
Davis & Cannon Natural Resources Law Moot Court Competition Jeffery C. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition
Energy Law Negotiations Competition  

Family Law

Administrative Law Domestic Violence
Children & the Law Family Law


Alternative Dispute Resolution Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiations
Family & Child Advocacy Legal Clinic Summer trial Institute
Externships Trial Practice

Immigration & Human Rights Law

Administrative Law International Human Rights
Global Law & Human Rights Transititional Justice
Immigration Law Race, Gender & the Law


Advanced Appellate Advocacy Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition
Civil Pretrial Practice International Human Rights Clinic
Externships Race, Gender & the Law


Intellectual Property Law

Administrative Law Intellectual Property
Agency & Partnership International Business Transactions
Antitrust Law International Trade Law
Bioethics Payment Systems
Consumer Protection Sports & Entertainment Law


Business Entrepreneurship Practicum Contract Drafting


International Law

Cambridge Summer Law Institute International Human Rights
Comparative Law in Chile International Law
Immigration Law International Environmental & Natural Resources Law
International Business Transactions International Trade Law


Contract Drafting Externships
International Human Rights Clinic Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition


Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution

Administrative Law Judicial Remedies
Agency & Partnership Jurisprudence
Criminal Procedure  


ABA Negotiations Competition Family & Child Legal Advocacy Clinic
Alternative Dispute Resolution Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiation
Externships Prosecution Assistance Clinic
Civil Pretrial Practice Richard E. Day Client Counseling Competition
Civil Legal Services Clinic Summer Trial Institute
Contract Drafting Trial Practice
Defender Aid Clinic Voir Dire Competition

Labor & Employment Law

Administrative Law Income Taxation
Agency & Partnership Insurance law
Business Organizations Employment Law
Contract Drafting International Trade Law
Race, Gender & the Law  
Alternative Dispute Resolution Contract Drafting
Civil Legal Services Clinic Externships
Civil Pretrial Practice Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiations


Research & Writing

Advanced Persuasive Writing Advanced Water Law & Policy*
Independent Study International Business Transactions*
Law Review  Bioethics*
Domestic Violence* International Human Rights*
International Trade Law*  

* These courses have an Advanced Writing component

Contract Drafting Externships
Advanced Legal Research Interviewing, Counseling & Negotiations
Alternative Dispute Resolution Practicums
Civil Pretrial Practice Summer Trial Institute
Clinics Trial Practice


Bar Subjects

Civil Procedure I  Evidence
Civil Procedure II Professional Responsibility
Contracts I Property I
Contracts II Property II
Constitutional Law I Torts
Criminal Law  
Agency & Partnership Criminal Procedure
Bar Review Family Law
Business Organizations Real Estate Finance
Constitutional Law II Secured Transactions
Corporations Trusts & Estates
Criminal Adjudication  
Contact Us

College of Law

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3035

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6416

Fax: 307-766-6417


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