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]

My Guide to the Best Food in Williamsburg

by Sami Alsawaf, Class 2017 After living in Williamsburg for almost three years, I’ve had the chance to sample some of the different places to eat here in Williamsburg. Now, I know what you’re thinking: doesn’t everyone in Williamsburg just … [Continue reading]

Barristers, Banquets, and Brunches

by Sami Alsawaf, Class 2017 In my opinion, spring semester is much busier than the fall. Maybe it’s spring fever, but things seem to go by faster in the spring. As the end of the semester draws near, students are focusing on finishing their … [Continue reading]

International Law Engagement at William & Mary

by James Zaleski, Class of 2019 When I was looking at law schools, I looked for schools that would provide opportunities to become engaged with international issues. International law has become an important vehicle for collaboration among states, … [Continue reading]

A Farewell to the 3Ls

by Liesel Zimmerman, Class of 2018 Just a few days ago, the members of the Class of 2017 donned their robes and walked across the stage to accept their diplomas. Hundreds of family members and friends gathered with the graduates at the Martha Wren … [Continue reading]

Lights, Camera, Auction!

by Sami Alsawaf, Class of 2017 The Public Service Fund is one of the most active groups on campus. They hold events and fundraisers all year long to raise money for students who work in unpaid public service internships over the summer. The … [Continue reading]

Speaker Series: Judge Katzmann Comes to Town

by Blake Willis, Class of 2018 One of the perks of being in law school, especially at William & Mary, is being able to hear from practitioners about their experiences in the practice of law. During the first week of April, Judge Robert … [Continue reading]

Five Things I Wish I Knew About Law School: A 3L’s Reflections

by Sami Alsawaf, Class of 2017 As a 3L getting ready to graduate on May 14th (not that I’m counting the days or anything…), I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking back on my decision to attend William & Mary and what life was like … [Continue reading]