Pumpkin Picking with the Women’s Law Society!

by Sami Alsawaf, Class of 2017 As someone from Florida, living in Virginia has opened up my eyes to a whole new world—mainly that seasons other than summer do, in fact, exist. Since arriving in Williamsburg three years ago, I have enjoyed every … [Continue reading]

Summer Work Experience at Maryland Office of the Attorney General

by Sami Alsawaf, Class of 2017 When I first started law school, I was very interested in health care and health insurance. I spent my 1L summer at the National Women’s Law Center in DC, and for my 2L summer, I wanted to see a different side of … [Continue reading]

Reading Groups Make for Lively Discussions Among Faculty and New Students

by Vinayak Balasubramanian, Class of 2019. Blog post reproduced with permission of the Communications Office. There are many fears that are common among incoming law students. For some, there is nothing scarier than an unsolicited interaction … [Continue reading]

Supreme Court Preview Provides a Special Look at the Future of Election Law

by Blake Willis, Class of 2018 The news lately has been full of different election law issues. While it is a presidential election year, with plenty of news-worthy stories, there have been numerous court cases from around the country in recent … [Continue reading]

1L Perspective- The First Month

by James Zaleski, Class of 2019 Just like that the first month of law school has come to an end! It has been a month filled with stress, late nights, and exhaustion but I have thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Now is a good time to reflect back … [Continue reading]

Meet the 2016-17 Student Bloggers

The Admission Office is lucky to have a number of student bloggers lending their writing talents to us by posting about their law school experiences throughout the year.  Learn more about them below! I'm Sami Alsawaf, and I am a 3L from … [Continue reading]

Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership

To be completed in the spring of 2017, the James A. and Robin L. Hixon Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership building will provide an additional 12,000-square-feet to the Law School. The Center for Experiential Learning and Leadership … [Continue reading]

Professor Jay Butler Joins Faculty

by Jaime Welch-Donahue, Blog post reproduced with permission of the Communications Office. William & Mary welcomes a new international law scholar and teacher to the faculty: Professor Jay Butler. “We are delighted to have Jay  join … [Continue reading]

How to Succeed in Law School

by Kevin Elliker, Class of 2014 How to Succeed in Law School Treat it like a Job This month, several thousand aspiring lawyers will enter law school. Unsolicited advice abounds. Does the internet need another blog post on the topic? Probably … [Continue reading]

Welcome Class of 2019!

by Elizabeth Cavallari, Senior Assistant Dean for Admission William & Mary Law School welcomed its newest students on August 15. The 236 members of the J.D. Class of 2019 were selected from a pool of 4,243 applicants, hailing from 38 … [Continue reading]

Summer Internship with People Against Suffering Oppression and Poverty

by Mary Pickard, Class of 2018 Mary Pickard is a 2L at William & Mary Law School from Detroit, Michigan. Mary graduated from Spelman College majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish.  While attending Spelman, Mary interned with … [Continue reading]