Order of the Coif

The Order of the Coif is an honorary scholastic society the purpose of which is to encourage excellence in legal education by fostering a spirit of careful study, recognizing those who as law students attained a high grade of scholarship, and honoring those who as lawyers, judges and teachers attained high distinction for their scholarly or professional accomplishments. Students in the top 10% of their graduating class are eligible for membership consideration by the Washington & Lee chapter of Order of the Coif.