Specialize, Gain Skills, and Network
2020 Summer Law Programs
in Washington, D.C.

For over 20 years, American University Washington College of Law has been training upper-level students and practitioners in emerging legal fields.

Participants in our summer law programs can select from 50+ courses offered
by our nationally ranked programs and internationally recognized institutes.

Each year, over 500 participants learn from leading experts who bring their experience into the classroom.  Join our summer programs, make connections with people from geographically and professionally diverse backgrounds and make lasting connections for the future.

Choose courses in one or several of our diverse subject areas listed below and earn a certificate to boost your career. Evening and weekend courses are available.  Some courses are available in Spanish.

Who Should Attend? 

  • U.S. law students: earn academic credit while simultaneously completing DC-based summer internships.
  • Attorneys: specialize and earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit and a certificate.
  • International students: experience American-style style law school learning, including the opportunity to stay on campus and earn a Certificate of Completion.

Per ABA Standards, J.D. candidates may register for up to two credits per week.

Contact Information

Pleas fill out the form below and we will contact you shortly. You can also email Susana Castiglione at summer@wcl.american.edu or phone 1-202-460-6652.

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