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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.
All fields marked with asterisk (*) are required.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
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.
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
Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law is located in Wood Hall on the Law Campus. MSC: 51
voice 503-768-6649 fax 503-768-6751
Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law
Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy LawLewis & Clark Law School10101 S. Terwilliger Boulevard MSC 51Portland OR 97219