Throughout the next few months, a number of new and exciting things will be happening at Willamette Law. These events are part of a series of thought-provoking programs that will be hosted at the school, which will provide students with the opportunity to expand their legal knowledge and expertise. The School of Law is known for its historically progressive approach to legal education.
Incoming students are the best academically accomplished class in the school’s history. These students have overcome hurdles and passed the bar exam. This group has also significantly improved the school’s profile over the past five years.
Several faculty members are working on improving outcomes for juveniles who face potential incarceration. They are also conducting research on sheriffs in the United States and post-conflict countries. Using these ideas, they hope to help those in need.
Third year student Andrew Rawl has a passion for law. After graduation, he plans to work as a lawyer in employment law. He is also an active member of the Willamette Law community. He volunteers with the Pro Bono Board and has helped with the Harvest Hope-owen food drive.
Several law professors are working to combat racism in the United States. They recognize that there is an historic obligation to eliminate racism in the country. They are working to ensure that every person is treated equally. They have also established a Cybersecurity Legal Task Force at the school. One of the leaders of the group is 1984 alumna Karen Painter Randall, a nationally recognized cybersecurity expert.
The Bruce Spaulding Trial Competition at Willamette Law was held in September. It featured some of the top legal scholars in the country. Two students were awarded the competition’s prize.
The School of Law is adding a Health Law Certificate. This is the sixth certificate added to the College of Law. This certificate will allow students to focus on the health law field. The curriculum is designed to provide an individualized approach to legal education. The students will also have access to top career opportunities.
In addition to this program, the Willamette University College of Law will be launching a 3+3 Program with Portland State University. This will allow more students to complete their degree at the college and continue their studies at the law school. This will allow students to get a first-class education and experience in both states.
Willamette Law has also announced its Signature Strengths Initiative. This program will provide more opportunities for students to use their strengths to improve the world. It includes multimedia storytelling tools that will be available on the school’s website.
In addition to all of these exciting developments, the school has added new faculty and student appointments. These include a number of outstanding educators who will be joining the faculty. Additionally, several faculty members have been promoted to tenure. Among these are five new professors, two of whom are women.
The law library is set to reopen on May 30. The library is currently closed for the moving process. This will enable the university to get all of its on-campus activity back up and running.