Military Mondays

2015-16 student blogger, Austin Swink, was featured on the cover of Williamsburg's Next Door Neighbors, a local magazine. The November 2016 edition focused on campus connections, and Austin shared his experiences with the Law School's Military … [Continue reading]

1L Fall and the Office of Career Services

by James Zaleski, Class of 2019 Since arriving at law school, every 1L has been asking himself or herself the same questions: (1) what kind of law do I aspire to practice? and (2) how am I going to secure a 1L summer job? The Office of Career … [Continue reading]

The Department of Justice Environment and Natural Resources Division

by Liesel Zimmerman, Class of 2017 On October 4, 2016, the Office of Career Services, the Student Environmental & Animal Law Society, and the Virginia Coastal Policy Center hosted “Careers in Environmental Law and with the DOJ,” featuring … [Continue reading]

Opportunity to Attend the Local Government Attorney’s Conference

by Blake Willis, Class of 2018 A major part of law school is networking, and William & Mary certainly provides its share of opportunities for students to meet practitioners and learn from their experiences. One recent example is the … [Continue reading]

2016 Thanksgiving Baskets

by James Zaleski, Class of 2019 Every year William & Mary’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosts a Thanksgiving Basket Competition at the Law School in order to collect food items for local families. First-year law students compete as … [Continue reading]

Federalist Society, American Constitutional Society Host Panel on Felons and the Right to Vote

by Blake Willis, Class of 2018 2016 has been a year for elections. Not only is it a presidential election year, but there have also been numerous law suits surrounding election issues around the country. In April, Virginia made headlines as its … [Continue reading]

Career Conversations: A Summer at the U.S. Attorney’s Office

by Liesel Zimmerman, Class of 2018 During the lunch hour on Thursday, October 20, the Law School lobby was bustling with people, participating in the Office of Career Services’ Career Conversations Program. Second-year and third-year students … [Continue reading]

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]