Why Choose GW Law?
There are many reasons why you will find well-prepared future lawyers at GW Law. Below are just a few:
Diverse Population: With a student body that is equally men and women and over 25% minority, GW Law has one of the most diverse student populations in the country. The Law School has a total enrollment of approximately 2,000 students.
Record of Academic Achievement: The current first-year class offers extraordinary talent with a median LSAT score of 167 and a median undergraduate grade point average of 3.79.
Rigorous Academic Training: GW Law students are taught by expert faculty and offered over 225 elective courses, seminars, and clinics, including a broad range of classes in environmental, technology, government contracts, and international law. The courses are designed to give students the skills they need to be a counselor, litigator, mediator, negotiator, legislator, or lobbyist, and to prepare them to practice globally.
Nationally Known Journals: Through the George Washington Law Review, the International Law Review, the ABA Public Contract Journal, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Quarterly Journal, our students refine their legal research and writing skills.
Practical Training: Our students gain practical legal skills in 15 clinical programs and innumerable internships, and part-time employment opportunities throughout the year.
Post J.D. – LL.M. Programs: In addition to the J.D. program, more than 200 students, many from abroad, are enrolled as candidates for the Master of Laws degree in either general LL.M. program or one of several specialized areas such as business and finance, environmental law, international and comparative law, international environmental law, and litigation and dispute resolution.
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