A Kick-Start to Law Firm Leadership

By Kasey Koballa, Class of 2018 Unique to the William & Mary Law curriculum, second- and third-year students may enroll in a Law Firm Leadership Seminar taught by LeClairRyan’s co-founder, Gary LeClair. The course allows students to dip … [Continue reading]

Public Service Fund Trivia Night

  By Ryan Gallagher, Class of 2019 William & Mary Law School’s Public Service Fund holds a Trivia Night every year during the first week of class. At Trivia Night, William & Mary students, faculty, and staff attempt to show why they … [Continue reading]

Ringing in the New Year with Law Week

by Emily Stanley, Class of 2020 For me, starting law school was a lot like being immersed in a new culture and new language. I personally had almost no knowledge of the law when I came to William & Mary, so everything was new to me. Just a few … [Continue reading]

I HAD QUESTIONS, I FOUND ANSWERS

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]