Skip to main content


Your law school application is the first step toward a change-making career. Take that step with Willamette.

Lady Justice statue in the College of Law building
January 10, 2022

Willamette Law puts a historic end to conditional scholarships

All College of Law awards going forward will be renewable on the basis of academic good standing.



The LSAT is a standardized test used by almost all law schools as an admissions requirement.

Student writing on pad


Willamette accepts the GRE in order to expand access to legal education.

Student studying in library

Bar Information

If you are planning to take the bar exam, learn more about the bar association, bar reciprocity and more.

Law School Resources

We have the resources you need to make the most of your law school experience and create a smooth start for your legal career.


With generous financial aid and scholarship packages, Willamette is dedicated to helping you afford an invaluable legal education.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Admitted Students

Congratulations! Let us help you to prepare to enroll.

Open House Events

Why Willamette Law? Come for a visit and find out for yourself.

Recruitment Calendar

Learn about our recruitment process and timelines.

College of Law

Get the Facts

Find more information about Willamette's College of Law.

  • 1913

    First Representative

    Promoted to private secretary for Oregon Gov. Oswald West, Fern Hobbs was the first woman in the state to receive such an appointment. She stood for women’s equality and had a passion for helping others.

  • 1898

    First Law Graduate

    When law schools mostly admitted men, Olive England was Willamette’s first female law graduate and among the first in the nation to hold that honor. She was a suffragette and fought alongside Abigail Duniway who wrote and signed the equal suffrage proclamation in Oregon.

  • 2001

    First Latino Oregon Supreme Court Justice

    Honorable Paul J. De Muniz JD '75 was the first Latino Supreme Court justice in the state of Oregon. He was unanimously elected to serve as the Chief Justice of the court by his fellow justices.

  • 1976

    Female political pioneer

    Trailblazer Norma Paulus advanced women's rights, education and environmental protection. In 1976, she became Oregon's first female secretary of state.

  • 2001

    A more inclusive court

    In 2017, Steven Powers JD ’01 became the first Filipino American on the Oregon Court of Appeals, one of the nation’s busiest intermediate courts.

Willamette University

College of Law

Office of Admissions
Willamette University
245 Winter Street SE
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
(503) 370-6282