Arguing Before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals — Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic

by Liz Rademacher, Class of 2016 I’ve had lots of great experiences at William & Mary Law School over the past three years, but the most rewarding—and most challenging—experience of them all was arguing my very first case in front of a … [Continue reading]

1L Diversity Opportunities

by Shevarma Pemberton, Class of 2018 The word “diversity” is thrown around a lot. But during my 1L year,  I felt the word take on new meaning, and I grew to appreciate what it represents even more. To put things in context, I think the … [Continue reading]

A Trip to the Fourth Circuit

by Liesel Zimmerman, Class of 2018 In late March, members of the William & Mary Moot Court Team had the unique and exciting opportunity to attend oral arguments at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond. Additionally, we had the … [Continue reading]

Joint Journal Competition

by Emily Bork, Class of 2018 Spring is in full bloom here in Williamsburg! Coming from Buffalo, New York, I am not used to seeing flowers budding and the grass sprouting so early in the season, so it is wonderful to enjoy the sights and smells of … [Continue reading]

Admitted Students Weekend: Making the Right Choice

by Blake Willis, Class of 2018 Deciding on which law school you will attend can seem like a stressful choice, but as hard as it may sound, you should try to make it fun. It's an exciting time in your life, and you should enjoy it as much as … [Continue reading]

Oral Arguments- Legal Practice

by Garrett King, Class of 2018 A few days ago, I found myself in William & Mary’s Courtroom arguing before a practicing attorney against a Motion to Dismiss for improper 1332 Subject Matter Jurisdiction. After arguing for 20 minutes, while … [Continue reading]

W&M Honor Council and Exams

by Emily Bork, Class of 2018 It’s hard to believe that my first year of law school is quickly coming to an end! Although I can’t deny that I’m feeling the stress of the looming exam period, I have taken comfort in the supportive W&M … [Continue reading]

Advocacy through Legal Writing

by Nicole Alanko, Class of 2018 My name is Nicole Alanko and I am a 1L from Atlanta, Georgia and Staunton, Virginia. I attended The George Washington University with a major in International Affairs and a minor in Spanish. Throughout my entire … [Continue reading]

Citizen Lawyer 2.0 Seminar

by Dakota Newton, Class of 2018 Law school is mostly about books. There are books of cases, books of regulations, books of statutes, and books that you should have finished reading already. But being a lawyer is about more than just knowing what … [Continue reading]

License to …. Bid

by Blake Willis, Class of 2018 Law School can be a lot, but its important to remember to take a break, and that’s just what several hundred students did on Saturday night at The Public Service Fund (PSF) Annual Auction. Each Spring, the Law … [Continue reading]

Interviews galore at the Government & Public Interest Interview Program

by Emily Bork, Class of 2018 Interview season is officially under way for the 1L class! Freshly geared with helpful feedback from our mock interviews with W&M alumni last month, my fellow 1Ls and I have been busy with applying and meeting with … [Continue reading]