Becoming a Lawyer at UW Law

Discover your future

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Discover what being a lawyer can mean to you. Enjoy experience-based opportunities. Pursue public policy development through legislation, regulations and lawsuits. Solve the current and emerging legal needs in Washington and beyond.

Where To Begin?

  • Review your values, interests, talents, and personal characteristics and the skills lawyers need
  • Explore practice areas for lawyers and which ones might suit you
  • Seek help from your assigned attorney mentor and our accomplished faculty
  • Design your education around the knowledge, skills and real lawyering experience you will need.

Find Your Path

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Prepare yourself for your future by choosing courses with a mix of knowledge, skills, and real-life lawyering practice.

Knowledge: Build Your Foundation

Skills: Develop Your Professional Tools

Lawyering: Explore Real Life Practice

Take It Into the World!

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Your UW Law degree prepares you to be a lawyer who:

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