Public Service at WashULaw

Commitment to public service is an integral part of the tradition and ethic of the legal profession.  Washington University School of Law has a longstanding commitment to public service and recognizes its important role in preparing students to be competent, ethical lawyers working toward a more just society. It is our goal to prepare students to contribute to society through service to the profession and the community.

Explore this site to learn about the programs that further that commitment, including the Public Service Advisory Board, the Pro Bono Pledge, and our Public Interest and the Law Speaker Series.   In addition, numerous features of our curriculum and clinical programs offer opportunities for public service.