Lewis & Clark Law School is considered a top law school in the greater Northwest region of the United States, and specifically in the Pacific Northwest. Affiliated with Lewis & Clark College, the law school is located on a separate campus, adjacent to the college and to the beautiful Tryon Creek State Park.
We strive to maintain and enhance a rich intellectual environment that contributes to legal knowledge through teaching, scholarship, and public service; that fosters innovation and new ideas; and that educates, supports, and challenges our students in developing the knowledge, analytical and practical skills, and professional values that they need to excel in a diverse and dynamic world.
We support all members of our community as they engage the legal world through advocacy, counseling, scholarship, and public service. Read about our core values.
We offer top specialty programs in several areas with the JD degree, through both part-time and full-time course loads. Certificates are available in the following areas:
- Animal law
- Business and commercial law
- Criminal law
- Environmental and natural resources law
- Energy, innovation, and sustainability law
- Federal taxation law
- International law
- Intellectual property law
- Public interest law