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From flexible curriculum to professional connections, a WashULaw education will help you gain the tools to make your mark. Watch the Video
As of early 2014, 93 percent of 2013 graduates were employed or in a full-time graduate program. As of early 2014, 93 percent of 2013 graduates were employed or in a full-time graduate program.
Established in 1867, WashULaw is the oldest private law school west of the Mississippi. Established in 1867, WashULaw is the oldest private law school west of the Mississippi.
Half of all first-year classes are kept to roughly 45 students, providing some of the smallest class sizes among the nation’s top law schools. Half of all first-year classes are kept to roughly 45 students, providing some of the smallest class sizes among the nation’s top law schools.
Every student is paired with a career services professional, a faculty member, an advisor, and an alumnus to create a lasting network of support. Every student is paired with a career services professional, a faculty member, an advisor, and an alumnus to create a lasting network of support.
The award-winning WashULaw Trial Competition Team took first place in the National Institute of Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions and won the Missouri Attorney General's Cup. The award-winning WashULaw Trial Competition Team took first place in the National Institute of Trial Advocacy's Tournament of Champions and won the Missouri Attorney General's Cup.
WashULaw's Clinical Education Program offers students 9 in-house clinics and 9 externships, including programs in New York and DC. WashULaw's Clinical Education Program offers students 9 in-house clinics and 9 externships, including programs in New York and DC.
Your Next Step
How will you leave your mark on the world? Your experience at WashULaw will prepare you to make a difference. You’ll find our graduates working in prestigious firms, nonprofit organizations, branches of government, and more, all over the country. You’ll find them becoming leaders in their communities, effecting positive change. With the variety of scholarships and financial aid available, your degree is also more attainable than ever. At WashULaw, you’ll join one of the most well-respected legal communities in the nation, with proven job placement, engaged faculty, and like-minded peers who will challenge you to be greater. Pair this standard for excellence with a warm and engaging community in a vibrant city, and WashULaw is your next step.
Experience WashULaw
For WashULaw students, gaining valuable professional experience isn’t limited to the classroom, the library, or even our campus. It is vitally important to us that our students have the opportunity to attain work experience all over the world, from human rights law in Africa to intellectual property law in Italy. As a WashULaw student, you’ll have access to a wide variety of clinical and externship programs, working alongside practicing attorneys here in St. Louis, or even on another continent. You will be connected to a global community that will help shape your path into the field of law, and experiential learning will be a critical part of that path.
WashULaw Stories
WashULaw is an excellent investment in your future. Hear from our community members about how they’ve created their own experiences with us.
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Resources for Your Career
The Career Services Office will partner with you throughout your journey, fostering relationships with advisors and alumni who will serve as helpful resources. On-campus interview programs, job search workshops, and networking opportunities will help you develop your skills, and our global catalogue of alumni and contacts, called The Becker Project, guarantees interested students introductions to attorneys in a city of their choice.
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