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Nontraditional student walks Camino de Santiago and continues path through law school »

After spending 15 years as the wife of a military officer and building a resume with a list of varied jobs, Jennifer Trundy JD’19 started law school at age 48. With fellow students older than her children and professors younger than she is, you’d think she is a little out of place. But, as she […]

Law Review »

Willamette Law Review is the oldest academic journal on campus, and publishes three issues each year. To join law review, the top third of the 1L class is invited to participate in a write-on competition the summer after their 1L year.  After serving for a year on law review, members may run for editorial board positions […]

February Bar Results »

The results for the February administration of the Oregon and Washington bars came out a few weeks ago. Willamette Law students did very well.  First-time takers of the Oregon bar from Willamette passed at an 83% rate, compared to 74% for the state as a whole. First-time takers in Washington passed at a 75% rate, […]

Rising 2L Jackie Sandmeyer awarded Shepherd Legal Scholarship »

Jackie Sandmeyer works full-time and goes to law school, dedicating most days to the LGBTQ community and constantly striving to find ways to give back. “Whether that be offering up my time to work with LGBTQ people with complex safety and legal concerns, or advocating for increased services or better policy to serve that population,” […]

Housing Resources »

The time has come — we are starting to get some requests about housing resources. We are here to help! Our website has information about apartments we are aware of. We update this about once a month or so, but this is a great place to start. It shows rent prices, amenities, and distances from […]

Accelerated BA/JD at Willamette »

Willamette University  has a 3+3 program, which gives students the opportunity to complete their bachelor’s and law degrees in six years, instead of the traditional seven. Students in the 3+3 program spend less money and time on their education and have an additional year of earning power. Why Willamette? One of the only Colleges that Change […]

Willamette Law Students Counsel Asylum Seekers through Human Rights and Immigration Clinic »

Willamette Law is the only law school in Oregon that has a program directly in the area of human rights and immigration. Willamette’s Human Rights and Immigration Clinic enables students to represent clients in a variety of cases and projects that involve domestic and international law such as human rights law, immigration (in particular, immigration […]