By Alec Young Alec Young is a 1L guest blogger When it came time to apply for law school I applied to a short of list schools, and of course, William & Mary Law School was one of those schools. When I was accepted to William & Mary, I … [Continue reading]

1L Summer Work- DOJ in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Homicide Division

by Alex Maher, Class of 2019 Alex Maher is a current 2L from New Jersey. She is a member of the Moot Court Team, Environmental Law and Policy Review, a Themis representative, and Events Chair of the Women’s Law Society. During my 1L summer I … [Continue reading]

Externships- Solo Practitioner and Federal Magistrate Judge

by Alison Schoettler, Class of 2018 My name is Alison Schoettler, and I am a rising 3L from Silver Spring, MD. I graduated from the College of William & Mary in 2011 with a B.A. in Sociology, and I spent four years working in the Washington, … [Continue reading]

Externship with OneVirginia2021

by Benjamin Williams, Class of 2018 My name is Ben Williams and I am a rising 3L from Hurricane, West Virginia. I attended Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana where I double-majored in International Relations and History with a minor in … [Continue reading]

Externship- Supreme Court of Virginia in Richmond

by Kameron Melton, Class of 2018 I am Kameron Melton, a 3L from Charlotte, North Carolina. I am starting my seventh year in Williamsburg in the fall, as I attended William & Mary for undergrad. During my 2L year, I externed twice a week at the … [Continue reading]

Let’s Get Personal

by Faye Shealy, Associate Dean for Admission Although applications are not available for most law schools until the fall, the extraordinarily-organized among you have likely begun to craft personal statements. Our office fields a multitude of … [Continue reading]

Recommendations for Law School and for Life

by Faye Shealy, Associate Dean for Admission Recommendations are an important part of William & Mary’s whole file review and are effective because they detail what makes the applicant stand out and paint individual pictures of each … [Continue reading]

How to Find the Right Law School for You

by Rhianna Shabsin, Senior Assistant Dean for Admission How to Research Law Schools One of the most important and most often overlooked steps in the application process is to thoroughly research the law schools you’re considering. Whether … [Continue reading]

Fourth of July in Williamsburg

Fourth of July celebrations are taking place around the region. Honoring Independence Day is an easy task in Virginia and all over Hampton Roads, where the history of the region stands as a constant reminder of the American Revolution. Hopefully, you … [Continue reading]

What Makes an Application Stand Out?

by Elizabeth Cavallari, Senior Assistant Dean for Admission “What makes an application stand out?”  We hear this question often from prospective law students, and there are a lot of components to the answer.  At William & Mary there is … [Continue reading]

A “Thank You” to William & Mary Law School

by John Satira, Class of 2017  After periodically contributing to the Get Wythe It! blog during my first and second years of law school, I am happy to take some time post-graduation to reflect on my entire experience at William & Mary Law … [Continue reading]