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 our unique, hands-on legal education. 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 or the American Studies Program.
- LL.M. in the American Legal System - This one-year program is designed for students who have received law degrees outside of the United States and seek advanced training in American law.
Plan your visit to the Law School, meet current students and faculty, and see all there is to do in Williamsburg. When you're ready to begin the application process, our admissions staff will be here to answer all your questions.