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A Ranking ‘Review’
UVA Law tops the 2018 Princeton Review rankings:
No. 1 Best Professors
No. 1 Best Quality of Life
No. 2 Best Classroom Experience
No. 6 Best Career Prospects
Life at UVA Law
Find out why "it's all about the people" at the second-oldest continuously operating law school in the nation.
Respect for the Law
“We are part of this big process that has fundamental authority over large parts of our lives and that it’s an important thing that we do, and we recognize it. When you’re a part of that system and a part of that process, there’s a dignity to it and an honor to it — and there’s an excitement to it.”
—JOHN CHARLES THOMAS '75,
Retired Virginia Supreme Court justice and Appellate Litigation instructor
Founded by Thomas Jefferson
in 50 states and 60+ countries
Law & Business
The John W. Glynn, Jr. Law & Business Program builds a bridge between law school and the real problems encountered in business law practice.
The Law School offers 20 clinics, extensive legal writing and public speaking programs, and short courses taught by practitioners, among other experiential learning opportunities.
Law and Public Service Program
Learn about a program that offers mentoring, funding for summer jobs in public service, and courses geared towards students interested in public service.
The UVA Law Network
A network of about 20,000 alumni, 50 percent of whom give to the Law School each year, is every graduate’s most valuable resource.
Alumni from across the country share career and networking advice through our #UVALawNetwork series.