Centers for Excellence

In 2002, Washburn Law built upon its tradition of excellence in teaching with the establishment of the Centers for Excellence. The Centers enhance the educational experience by providing opportunities for students to interact with exceptional legal practitioners through programming, lectures, and discussion.

Business and Transactional Law Center

The Business and Transactional Law Center provides students with many innovative opportunities to expand their knowledge on business law subjects while developing the essential skills of the transactional lawyer.

Children and Family Law Center

The Children and Family Law Center prepares lawyers who can address the vexing problems that arise in the fields of children and family law and is a collaborative effort involving Washburn Law students, alumni, and faculty.

Center for Excellence in Advocacy

The Center for Excellence in Advocacy prepares law students and lawyers to be effective advocates by training them in the persuasive and skilled use of advocacy techniques.

Center for Law and Government

The Center for Law and Government offers law students unique and varied opportunities to learn about lawmaking, judicial decision-making, administrative law, and the regulatory process.

Oil and Gas Law Center

The Oil and Gas Law Center prepares law students for the contemporary practice of oil and gas law.

International and Comparative Law Center

The International and Comparative Law Center provides students with an understanding of international law and familiarity with foreign legal systems.

Executive Director
Photograph: Shawn Leisinger.
Shawn Leisinger