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Jennifer Stevenson

Assistant Dean for International Programs | Service Professor of Law

 

Contact Information

Education

      • J.D., University of Washington, high honors, 2002

  • B.A., University of Washington, magna cum laude, 1995

License to Practice

  • Washington (inactive)

Specialties and Courses

  • Introduction to U.S. Law
  • Lawyering Skills and Advanced Lawyering Skills
  • Legal Writing and Research

Biography

After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law, Professor Stevenson practiced at Perkins Coie LLP, a full-service, international law firm in Seattle, Washington for 9 years. Her practice focused on real estate transactions and estate planning. She also served as a volunteer attorney for the Northwest Immigrants’ Rights Project, Volunteer Advocates for Immigrant Justice and the Holocaust Survivors Pension Project. Professor Stevenson then joined William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. She taught Introduction to U.S. Law, Legal Writing and Research, and Lawyering Skills and Advanced Lawyering Skills courses. She held various positions from 2011 to 2022, including Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Director of the LL.M. program in the American Legal System, and Professor of Practice. She has taught and mentored hundreds of international students and scholars in the U.S. and abroad.Professor Stevenson is a frequent international traveler. She recently visited French Polynesia, Moldova, and Morocco.