Alumni

Upcoming Alumni Events

Save the date for Law Alumni Weekend, May 10-12, 2019!

Clay Hall building

 

Fast Facts

Alumni

20,000+

alumni in all 50 states, D.C. and more than 60 foreign countries

Endowment

$555

million

Giving Rate

51%

of alumni gave to the 2017-18 Annual Giving Campaign

Young Alumni

90%

of the Class of 2018 made a pledge to UVA Law

 

The UVA Law Network

From Boston to San Francisco, alumni offer career and networking advice.

 

James A. Pardo

James A. Pardo '79

Atlanta

"Do your homework and think through what you are looking for beyond a paycheck."

Roscoe Jones

Roscoe Jones '03

Washington, D.C.

"Washington is a town built on relationships. So keep in touch with the contacts you make there and find a mentor in the city- you never know when that one contact will open up a door for you to walk through."

J. Leonard Teti

J. Leonard Teti '05

New York City

"Be ready to see lots of things you haven't seen before in law school, and bring with you a sense of curiosity and willingness to learn what you don't know."

Doug Bouton

Douglas Bouton '10

Chicago

"I think the people are what make UVA Law so special, enjoyable and distinguishable from other law school experiences."

Steven R. Okun

Steven R. Okun '91

Singapore

"While being bilingual can be a prerequisite for getting a job in certain markets, such as China, being multicultural is a prerequisite in every market."

William M. Bosch

William M. Bosch '92

Washington, D.C.

"The Virginia lawyer graduates with an understanding that it is possible to be a gladiator without losing touch with humanity. In fact, it is essential to a long and successful career - especially as a trial lawyer and litigator."

Neil McKittrick

Neil McKittrick '87

Boston

"In the new legal market, networking is more important than ever. "

Kurt L. Davis Jr.

Kurt L. Davis Jr. '09

Houston

"Employers know UVA Law in Houston, in the U.S. and beyond the borders of the U.S. "

Adrienne Penta

Adrienne Penta '03

Boston

"There are more UVA lawyers than you might suspect in Boston, and we will all find time to speak with a Virginia Law student interested in working here."

Ruthie Ma Swilling

Ruthie Ma Swilling '03

Boston

"It was during my 4th year working for a Big Law firm in Boston that I decided to assess ‘Where is this ladder heading?’ and made the choice to switch to an in-house position."

Contact

Law School Foundation
alumni@law.virginia.edu / (434) 924-3466

Alumni Relations (Reunions and Events)
alumnievents@law.virginia.edu / (434) 924-3588 / Fax: (434) 924-1462