Alumni

Upcoming Alumni Events

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 Law Alumni Weekend has been rescheduled for May 14-16, 2021. More

Clay Hall building

Alumni Q&A

Fast Facts

Alumni

20,000+

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

Endowment

$584

million

Giving Rate

51%

of alumni gave to the 2018-19 Annual Giving Campaign

Young Alumni

88%

of the Class of 2019 made a pledge to UVA Law

The UVA Law Network

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

 

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."

Adam Milasincic

Adam Milasincic '11

Houston

"UVA Law’s network and reputation open doors. That fact helped me land my first position, and it is rare for a month to pass without meeting a new client, opposing counsel, judge, etc., with a UVA connection."

Lisa Friel

Lisa M. Friel '83

New York City

"UVA Law is unique in fostering an environment of teamwork and trust, both of which are so important to be successful in today’s world."

Kandice L. Horsey

Kandice L. Horsey '03

London

"I formed relationships that have lasted since my arrival at law school, and have been truly meaningful. Through this, I have learned to network in a way that creates and maintains bonds without being (or seeming) opportunistic."

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. "

Neil McKittrick

Neil McKittrick '87

Boston

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

Eduardo Ramos-Gomez LL.M.

Eduardo Ramos-Gomez LL.M. '85

Singapore

"Be global. Think of yourself and the United States only as a humble contributor to an international symphony."

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."

Susan L. Fox

Susan L. Fox '91

Washington, D.C.

"Don’t let inertia keep you in a job that isn’t leading you in the right direction. Be open to nontraditional jobs and work in government and policy fields to expand your horizons."

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