There Are a Million Opportunities in this Law School to Change the World

American University Washington College of Law is a leading law school at the center of policy, business and all things international. Here, students receive a legal education that prepares them to tackle a breadth of challenges in Washington, D.C., throughout the country, and around the world. As a student, you will be supported by a law school community that is uniquely collaborative and challenged by a leading-edge curriculum as part of a law school experience that features unparalleled experiential learning opportunities.

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American University Washington College of Law boasts some of the top programs in the country:

  • #2

    In Clinical Training
    Our Clinical Programs continue to cultivate creative, client-centered lawyering skills and an ethic of service among students while providing high quality representation to a variety of indigent and underserved clients.

  • #4

    In Trial Advocacy
    The Stephen S. Weinstein Trial Advocacy Program offers a variety of courses, special programs, and advocacy competitions. Courses emphasize implementing a winning case theory and narrative, developing core pretrial and trial skills, demonstrating professionalism and persuasive communication techniques, and mastering cutting-edge technology.

  • #6

    In Part-time Law
    Here at American University Washington College of Law, we are committed to providing a part-time legal education that matches in intellectual depth and professional preparation what is provided in to our full-time students.

  • #8

    In International Law
    Through an interdisciplinary approach to international law, our faculty, students, and staff respond to today's global challenges by engaging the world through advocacy, outreach, and scholarship.

  • #11

    In Intellectual Property Law
    The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) is the internationally recognized intellectual property and information law research and academic program of American University Washington College of Law.