Orientation Schedule

At the end of First-Year Orientation, you'll know all you need about your 1L year and how to be successful at Willamette Law.

The schedule below is subject to minor changes. Check back periodically for any updates.
In line with our value of sustainability, we will not print hard copies of the Orientation schedule. Instead it will be available online and on Google Calendar.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

8:30 to 9:00 a.m.: Check in, Lady Justice Lobby

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.: Welcome Speeches, Law 201

10:00 to 10:30 a.m.: "You're A Lawyer", Law 201

10:30 a.m. to Noon: Professional Programs, various rooms

Noon to 1:30 p.m.: Lunch, Cat Cavern

2:00 to 3:30 p.m.: Community Standards, Law 201

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Financing Your Legal Education, Law 201

4:30 p.m.: Reception w/ Specialty Bar Groups, Rick's Cafe

Thursday, August 16, 2018

8:30 to 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast, 1st Floor Lobby/Rick's Cafe

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.: Academic Regulations, Law 201

10:15 to 11:15 a.m.: Placement: Starting the Job Hunt, Law 201

11:30 a.m. to Noon: Alumni Panel, Law 201

Noon to 1:00 p.m.: Lunch, Goudy Commons

1:30 to 2:30 p.m.: Library, Law 201

2:30 to 3:00 p.m.: Office of Student Affairs, Law 201

3:00 to 4:30 p.m.: Administrative Time

4:30 p.m.: Reception w/ Faculty, Rick's Cafe

Friday, August 17, 2018

8:30 to 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast, 1st Floor Lobby/Rick's Cafe

9:00 to 10:00 a.m.: Faculty Expectations Panel, Law 201

10:00 to 10:15 a.m.: Break

10:15 to 11:45 a.m.: Brief/Read Case, Law 201

Orin S. Kerr, How to Read a Legal Opinion: A Guide for New Law Students, 11 Green Bag 2d 51 (2007), http://www.volokh.com/files/howtoreadv2.pdf

11:45 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.: Lunch, Eaton North Lawn

2:00 to 4:00 p.m.: Legal Research and Writing, Law 201/217/218