William & Mary Law School boasts a remarkable history as the nation's first law school and a reputation for producing lawyers who are not only highly skilled and successful attorneys, but dedicated public servants.
Learn from internationally and nationally recognized faculty through a legal education that we believe produces professionally ready graduates who are among the best in the country. Immerse yourself in the law through involvement with competition teams and journals. Over 50 different organizations will help you stay connected to your peers while maintaining balance and wellness in law school.
William & Mary Law offers two full-time degree programs:
- Juris Doctor (J.D.) - This three-year program is open to first-year, transfer, and visiting law students. You may also pursue the Combination Degree Program with the School of Business, Public Policy, or the American Studies Program.
- LL.M. in American Legal Studies - This residential one-year program is designed for students who have received law degrees outside of the United States and seek advanced training in American law.
We also offer other programs including: