From the Law School Library to the Altar

It's that time of year-- Virginia is for lovers, and we love to share posts about couples who met during their tenure at William & Mary Law School. by Lindsay Sfekas, Class of 2016 Mary-Carson Saunders, Class of 2013, met her husband … [Continue reading]

Career Services Public Sector Employment Panel

by Jenn Watson, Class of 2016 On January 13th, the Office of Career Services had a panel discussion on Government and Public Sector Lawyering. It was a great opportunity to get an idea of the broad range of public sector jobs available, and the … [Continue reading]

“Critical Real World Experience” Through Externships

by Jonathan Blusiewicz, Class of 2014 Jonathan Blusiewicz is a 3L at William & Mary Law School. He graduated from William & Mary in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in public policy.   The externships I completed while at William & … [Continue reading]

Having Fun in Law School: Ski Weekend

by Lauren Bridenbaugh, Class of 2014 Every year the Student Bar Association (SBA) hosts a ski trip to Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia. Snowshoe is 11,000 acres in the Allegheny Mountains. There are 60 slopes and trails with two trails featuring … [Continue reading]

Learn About the Appellate and Supreme Court Clinic

by Bridget Claycomb, Class of 2016 How many law students can say that they have represented real clients, in front of real Federal Circuit Court Judges, against seasoned attorneys? Students in William and Mary’s Appellate and Supreme Court … [Continue reading]

Externship with the New Kent Commonwealth’s Attorney

Jack Brock is originally from Greenville, North Carolina. He earned a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with majors in Chemistry and Political Science. As a 3L, Jack worked at the New Kent Commonwealth's Attorney's office as … [Continue reading]

Learn about the Elder Law Clinic

by Bridget Claycomb, Class of 2016 William and Mary Law School has a history of public service and encourages all its students to become citizen lawyers, and Michael Hernton, Class of 2014, personifies this aim through his devotion to service. … [Continue reading]

New Year, New Blog

You may have noticed that the Admission Blog has a new name-- Get Wythe It! We held a contest this past semester, asking students for new blog names, and we had over forty entries. Here were the top ten blog names: The Seventeen … [Continue reading]

Halfway Through BBQ

by Brian Focarino, Class of 2015 Thursday night of the first week of classes in the spring term, the Alumni and Development Office, alongside Dean Douglas, hosted the “Halfway Through BBQ” for the 2Ls. Standing around, talking with close … [Continue reading]

Externship Experience — Judicial Clerkship

by Peter Yagel, Class of 2014 Peter Yagel is originally from Chesapeake, Virginia. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. He spent his 1L summer working for Federal District Judge Curtis Collier in … [Continue reading]

Kingdom v. Pigge — The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf

On Friday, November 15, 85 students from a local middle school visited the McGlothlin Courtroom for a program hosted by The Center for Legal and Court Technology (CLCT). The program, entitled “Fractured Fairytales,” consists of a mock trial in … [Continue reading]