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Washington and Lee University School of Law

About Washington and Lee University School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1866
  • Parent School: Washington and Lee University
  • Dean: Brant J. Hellwig
  • Location: Lexington, Virginia
  • Website: law.wlu.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Rural
  • Enrollment: 401

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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 327 lawyers who graduated from Washington and Lee University School of Law is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Washington and Lee University School of Law

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Nicholas Neidzwski (2010)
Anderson Carey Williams & Neidzwski
San Francisco, CA
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Boris Bindman (2016)
The Law Offices of Boris Bindman
Oakland, CA
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Ryan K. Stumphauzer (2003)
Stumphauzer & Sloman
Miami, FL
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Peter Montefusco (2009)
Montefusco Estate Planning, LLC
Frederick, MD
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Martin Delaney III (1979)
Law Offices of Martin A. Delaney III, LTD
Rolling Meadows, IL
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications2,5312,9142,369
Total Offers848835978
Acceptance Rate33.50%28.65%41.28%
LSAT Score Median163163161
LSAT Score Low157158157
LSAT Score High164164163
Undergraduate GPA Median3.643.513.56
Undergraduate GPA Low3.433.213.17
Undergraduate GPA High3.733.683.70
Total Graduates10911499

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers10711896
Total Passed9610284
School's Bar Passage Rate89.72%86.44%87.50%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate77.69%73.02%76.33%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate12.0313.4211.17

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$49,076$49,356$48,375
Tuition Full Time Non-resident-$49,356$48,375
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$19$18,125$18,125
Off Campus Living Expenses$19$18,125$18,125

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants380386322
Total Percentage Receiving Grants96%99%98%
Average Grant Amount - Median$34,500.00$27,500.00$11,250.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$20,000.00$15,000.00$7,500.00
Average Grant Amount - High$40,000.00$37,500.00$17,500.00

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio4.5:14.3:13.9:1
Total Students401396388
Total Students Male206207210
Total Students Female194189178
Total Faculty9092100
Total Faculty Male626373
Total Faculty Female282927
Total Faculty Minorities12910

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Washington and Lee University School of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2019 National Rankings - Washington and Lee University School of Law


#21 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.64
Washington and Lee University School of Law is tied for #21 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.64) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#43 in Acceptance Rate - 33.5%
Washington and Lee University School of Law ranks #43 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 33.5% among those who applied for admission.

#80 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 4.5:1
Washington and Lee University School of Law ranks #80 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 4.5:1 faculty ratio

#11 in Median LSAT - 163
Washington and Lee University School of Law is tied for #11 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 163 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#37 in Bar Passage Rate - 89.72%
Washington and Lee University School of Law ranks #37 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#51 in Highest Tuition - $49,076
Washington and Lee University School of Law ranks #51 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#102 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 13.33%
Washington and Lee University School of Law is tied for #102 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (13.33%).

#159 in Presence of Female Faculty - 31%
Washington and Lee University School of Law ranks #159 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (31%).

Contact the W&L Law

Washington and Lee University School of Law
204 W Washington St
Lexington, VA 24450-2116
law.wlu.edu
Phone: 540-458-8503

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