Open Houses

Are you thinking about applying to law school? Join the College of Law in April 2018 for our Spring Open House. Learn about Willamette Law and the unique advantages of studying law across the street from the Oregon state capitol.

Willamette Law invites admitted and prospective students to attend our Spring Open House, Saturday, April 7, 2018. If you have any questions about directions or parking, please contact us.

RSVP for April 7, 2018


9:45 a.m.: Check-in
10 a.m.:
Welcome, Dean Curtis Bridgeman and JR Tarabocchia, Director of Recruitment
10:20 a.m.: Mock Class with Professor Karen Sandrik
11:30 a.m.: Breakout Sessions

  • Environmental Law with Professor Susan Smith
  • Child and Family Advocacy with Professor Warren Binford
  • Business Law with Professor Vince Chiappetta

Noon: Lunch in Rick's Café with Tables from Placement, JD/MBA and Financial Aid
1 p.m.: Breakout Sessions

  • Intellectual Property with Professor Andrew Gilden
  • Constitutional Law and Government with Professor Jeff Dobbins
  • Introduction to Negotiation with Professor Aaron Simowitz

1:30 p.m.: Student Panel and Scholarship Raffle
2:15-2:30 p.m.: Optional Tours

**Schedule is subject to change.

Following the program, please stay and ask questions or tour the campus. Tours will leave from the lobby outside room 201.

If you have admissions questions, the Admissions team will be available throughout the day.

If you are traveling from a distance:

Hotel rooms can be booked at The Grand Hotel at (503) 540-7800. Tell them you’re with Willamette, and you will get a special rate, breakfast and parking. The hotel is within walking distance to campus.

If you need to fly in to Portland and don't want to rent a car, we recommend taking the HUT Shuttle which runs every two hours from PDX to Salem.

If you have any questions about lodging or other logistics, please feel free to call us! We are happy to help: (503) 370-6282.