Martha L. Walters, chief justice of the Oregon Supreme Court


Ready, Set, Launch.

No matter your program, Oregon Law prepares you to succeed. Our JD graduates include federal and state court judges; large, medium, and small firm practitioners; corporate attorneys; public interest leaders and more. Our LLM graduates forge new paths in their specializations at home and around the world; and our CRES graduates are in our communities and work places resolving conflict.

Choose Your Path


Class of 2020 Employment Data: Law firm 32.2%, Judicial Clerkship 22%, Public Interest 17.8%, Government 16.1%, Business & Industry 6.8%, Education 5.1%.


JD first-time bar passage rate

(July 2021)

Explore Career Options

The Center for Career Planning and Professional Development is your strategic partner for professional success as a JD student. Our attorney-counselors will help you explore career options and teach you how to develop and execute effective career plans. Through our comprehensive Career Exploration and Professional Planning course, tailored one-on-one counseling sessions, and extensive alumni and employer relationships, our attorney-counselors position every JD student and graduate to excel in their chosen career.

Center for Career Planning and Professional Development

Law Ducks in Flight

Angel Gambino
Start Up Businesses
Angel Gambino, JD '97, Sensai, Founder and CEO

Elizabeth Schwartz, JD '19
Law Firms
Elizabeth Schwartz, JD ‘19, Associate Attorney, Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost LLP, Oakland, California

Michael Callier
Michael Callier, BA’01, JD ’04, VP, Head of Solutions and Consulting, Factor, New York

Alumna Sigvanna Meghan Topkok in Nome, Alaska
Public Interest
Sigvanna (Meghan) Topkok, JD ’17, Staff Attorney, Kawerak, Inc., and Elected City Council Member, Nome, Alaska



Anne Marie Burke, JD '21
In-House Counsel
Anne Marie Burke, JD ’21, In-house Counsel for Spurs Sports and Entertainment, San Antonio, Texas

Anne Marie​​​​
Law students talk with Judge Aiken at Art of the Possible
JD students talk with Judge Ann Aiken, JD '79, at The Art of the Possible. This half-day conference is designed to introduce new law students to the range of professional possibilities.
Great Lawyering Starts Here

In today’s legal marketplace, employers expect graduating students to have skills and experience that immediately add value. Our graduates are practice-ready given a vast selection of experiential learning opportunities, including:

  • Clinical Programs
  • Field Placements
  • Pro Bono
  • Law Journals
  • Moot Court Competitions
  • Fellowships
  • Simulation Courses

Your legal training will give you the power to change lives, influence law and policy, and lead in your community.

The Art of the Possible - 2020


Kevin Zhan
Master of Laws (LLM)
Kevin Zhan, LLM ’15
Mergers and Acquisitions Manager, In-House Counsel, TCL Corporation
Deanna Goodrich in front of North High School, Denver Colorado.
Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES)
Deanna Goodrich, CRES/MS ‘18
Restorative Justice Program Manager, Denver Public Schools