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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 […]

Naomi Haslitt JD’07 named one of “Forty Under 40” by Portland Business Journal »

The Portland Business Journal named Naomi Haslitt JD’07 to its annual “Forty Under 40” list of achieving young professionals in early May. Haslitt received her award at a luncheon held last Friday to honor the winners. She was the only person on the list with a Willamette University or Willamette Law education. Naomi Haslitt JD’07Haslitt […]

You Can Still Attend Law School This Fall! »

If you are interested in taking the LSAT in June and want to attend law school this fall, here are some steps to maximize your ability to get accepted and start your path to a JD degree. The June LSAT is the final LSAT that can be used for enrolling in law school in Fall […]

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,” […]

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 […]

Spring Open House »

Willamette Law’s Spring Open House is on April 1, 2017. There is still time to sign up for this free event, both prospective and admitted students are welcome to attend. Please RSVP here. The day offers many opportunities to meet with Willamette Law faculty, staff, and students. Click here for more information about the schedule […]

Advice on Letters of Recommendation »

A frequent topic that students ask about is letters of recommendation. Here is some advice about what we look for in letters of recommendation: Who should write letters of recommendation? Typically, we like at least one letter of recommendation to come from a professor. If this is not possible (especially true for students who have been out […]

Campus Treasures »

College campuses are commonly known for having hidden treasures around the school. Things you often don’t learn about until you are a student, because they aren’t talked about much. So, we did some digging and found these treasures to share with you. Here are some of Willamette University’s hidden treasures: Star trees: Planted in 1942, […]

Willamette Law Comes to PSU »

Want to know more about law school? Representatives from Willamette University College of Law will be available to talk with you about your future today, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Portland State. Current students and the Director of Admissions will be there to answer your questions about law school, what it’s like, Willamette’s unique 3+3 accelerated […]

From the slopes to the courtroom »

Wisps of icy air swirled away from April Stone’s mouth as she waited in frigid Aspen, Colorado, for her athlete to begin the snowboarding course. The athlete, a participant in the 2015 ESPN X-Games Special Olympics Unified Dual Slalom event, was panicking. Despite months of training and practices, the steep drop-off at the start gate […]