Our Mission

Washington University School of Law’s mission is to equip students with knowledge and skills to ethically and effectively practice law and pursue justice in a dynamic and globally interconnected legal environment. We strive to foster a vibrant intellectual culture characterized by rigorous exchange of views and the production and dissemination of influential research. Our school cultivates a collaborative and supportive community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni that prizes diversity and values connection to and service in broader civic and professional communities.