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Environmental, Natural Resources, & Energy Law

LLM Application v2

 

Note: If you are an International Student, you must also download the Certificate of Financial Responsibility and International Supplement Sheet to attach to this application.

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If different from mailing address, please enter your permanent address.
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International Students Required Statements

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If not a citizen of the U.S., are you a Permanent Resident?
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Education Information - list all colleges, universities, graduate, and professional schools you have attended.

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References

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Work Experience

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Are you a member of the bar?*
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Miscellaneous

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Answering “yes” to either of the two questions below does not automatically disqualify you from consideration for admission.

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Have you been charged, convicted, or forfeited bond or bail in any court proceeding of a criminal nature (including major traffic offenses)?*
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Have you ever been dismissed from or suspended by any school, college, university, or law school?*
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Have you served in the armed forces?*
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You need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the federal processor at the earliest possible date if you want to be considered for loans. The FAFSA is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Answers to the following questions are needed if you are admitted, but are not used by the law school to make an admission decision.

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Sex assigned at birth*
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Is your gender identity different from your sex assignment at birth?*
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The U.S. Department of Education requires that we collect data on race and ethnicity in the following manner. Please answer to the best of your ability and indicate any of the following that apply. You do not have to answer this question if you are an International Student.

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How do you describe your race and/or ethnicity?*
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Supplemental Materials

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After submitting this form, please email the following to aburchett@lclark.edu

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(1) If you wish to discuss any special factors in your personal, family, social, ethnic, or economic background that we should consider in evaluating your application, please attach an explanation.

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(2) A letter explaining, in about 200 words, why you seek an LLM (MSL on the MSL app) in environmental, natural resources, and energy law.

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(3) A writing sample of approximately 10-15 pages that will demonstrate your ability to organize, reason and communicate. The sample need not be environmental in nature, but should be a writing example that demonstrates your best writing, researching, and analytical skills.

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(4) The aforementioned letters of recommendation, combined into one document. These letters should be written to help the Admissions Committee evaluate your academic capacity and ethical character, writing and research skills, and professional ability as a lawyer. Letters for international applicants should discuss ability to study in a U.S. law school and facility with English, if known.

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(5) Resume

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(6) Transcripts

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To the best of my knowledge, the information in this application is complete and accurate.

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By selecting the option(s) below, Lewis & Clark Law School's enrollment team will use your information to send you communications about the LLM in Environmental Law program. You can unsubscribe at any time.*
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Lewis & Clark Law School is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school adheres to a nondiscriminatory policy with respect to employment, enrollment, and program. Lewis & Clark does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, sex, religion, age, marital status, national origin, the presence of any physical or sensory disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and local laws, and has a firm commitment to promote the letter and spirit of all equal opportunity and civil rights laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, as well as their implementing regulations. Questions regarding Title IX may be directed to one of Lewis & Clark’s Title IX coordinators (go.lclark.edu/about/title_ix) or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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Your admission file is created when the law school receives your completed application form and application fee. You may mail a check for the $50 application fee to the address listed below. For U.S. students seeking loans, please submit and file financial aid forms as soon as possible; do not wait until you have received an offer of admission. Once your file is complete, the Admissions Committee will review it and contact you regarding the decision. If you accept an offer of admission, you must submit a nonrefundable tuition deposit of $250 within three weeks after notification of admission to hold your place in the class. Mailing Address Lewis & Clark Law School 10015 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd. Portland, Oregon 97219-7799