Distinguished Giving Categories

Gift levels have been established to recognize alumni and friends of the Law School for their annual support.

Dean's Council, Life Member* $250,000 or more over a lifetime, for any purpose
Dean's Council, Associate Member* $25,000 unrestricted (over 5 years) or $50,000 restricted (over 5 years)
Thomas Jefferson Law Fellow* $20,000 up
John Barbee Minor Fellow* $10,000 to $19,999
Elizabeth N. Tompkins '23 Associate* $5,000 to $9,999
William Minor Lile Associate $2,500 to $4,999
Armistead M. Dobie Associate $1,000 to $2,499
Sustaining Benefactor $750-$999
Law School Patron $500-$749
Young Law School Patron (Five most recently graduated classes) $250-$499

*Names of the members of the Dean's Council, as well as donors in the top three annual giving levels are displayed prominently in the Law School.

All donors are listed in the Foundation Annual Report, and alumni contributors are reported by class and region. For additional information concerning your tax-deductible gift, planned giving opportunities, or Dean's Council, please call (434) 924-3466 or send an email to Helen Snyder.