Upcoming Events

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Admissions

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Admitted Students Open House

Contact: Ashley Merritt
Sponsor: Admissions
Friday, March 22, 2019
12:00 PM-8:00 PM

Admitted Students Open House

Contact: Ashley Merritt
Sponsor: Admissions

Alumni

Thursday, September 20, 2018
5:00 PM-6:30 PM

J.D./MBA Welcome Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Karsh Student Services Center
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
11:45 AM-1:15 PM

Dallas Alumni Luncheon

11:45 Reception, 12:15 Buffet Luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Belo Mansion
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Houston Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Houston Four Season Hotel
Thursday, September 27, 2018
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

UVA Law Alumni St. Louis Happy Hour

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Three Sixty Rooftop Bar - Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

UVA Law Alumni Nashville Happy Hour

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
L.A. Jackson Rooftop Bar at the Thompson Hotel, Nashville, TN
Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

NYC Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Yale Club
Thursday, December 6, 2018
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

D.C. Holiday Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Metropolitan Club
Thursday, December 13, 2018
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Charlottesville Holiday Alumni Reception 

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Greencroft
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Los Angeles Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Craft
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
11:45 AM-1:30 PM

San Francisco Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. lunch.

 

Contact: Regina Dimond
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
The Olympic Club City Clubhouse
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Palo Alto Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
The Village Pub
Thursday, February 7, 2019
11:45 AM

Atlanta Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
W Atlanta Midtown
Thursday, February 7, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Birmingham Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
City Club Birmingham
Thursday, February 21, 2019
11:45 AM

NYC Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Yale Club
Friday, May 10, 2019

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
University of Virginia School of Law
Saturday, May 11, 2019

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
University of Virginia School of Law
Sunday, May 12, 2019
10:00 AM

Law Alumni Weekend

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
University of Virginia School of Law
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
11:45 AM

Washington, D.C., Alumni Luncheon

11:45 a.m. reception, 12:15 p.m. luncheon

 

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
The Willard
Thursday, June 13, 2019
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Richmond Alumni Reception

Contact: Alumni Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Relations
Jefferson Hotel

Student Life

Friday, November 2, 2018
8:30 AM-9:30 AM

UVA Law Alumni Council: Alumni Meet-up

Students are invited to come connect with fellow alumni for coffee, conversation and Bodos bagels.
 
Contact: Alumni Association
Sponsor: Alumni Association
Karsh Student Services Center

Business Law

Thursday, October 25, 2018
5:30 PM-6:30 PM

VLBS In-House Counsel Panel

Students are invited to join to the Virginia Law and Business Society hear from in-house attorneys about their career paths, how they landed their current roles, and the skills and experiences that have mattered most. They will discuss topics ranging from their top legal issues to their personal experiences from within the corporate legal world. Food will be served.

Contact: Julia Jackson
Sponsor: Virginia Law and Business Society
WB104

Career

Friday, September 21, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

1L Judicial Clerkships and Internships Kickoff

The Office of Judicial Clerkships will present an overview of judicial clerkships and first-year judicial internships. A more in-depth discussion of the application process will be handled in the Landing a Judicial Internship session. Lunch will be provided with an RSVP through Symplicity by Sept 14.

Contact: Ruth Payne
Sponsor: Clerkships
SL278
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
3:40 PM-4:40 PM

Intro to Firm Interactions and Office Hours

Firms will begin arriving on grounds to meet with students starting Oct. 1. This information session will cover how to make the most of these interactions.

Contact: Lynn B. Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Friday, September 28, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

2L Clerkship Meeting

Clerkship Meeting for 2Ls interested in the application process. Attendance is highly recommended for any 2Ls interested in clerking post-graduation. (Repeat session for students who missed last week's meeting.)

Contact: Ruth Payne
Sponsor: Clerkships
WB152
Monday, October 1, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Landing a Judicial Internship

Want to work for a judge this summer? Students are invited to learn about to apply and navigate the interview process. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling with the Office of Judicial Clerkships during October and November.

Contact: Ruth Payne
Sponsor: The Office of Judicial Clerkships
Purcell Reading Room
Friday, October 12, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Learn how to construct a legal cover letter. Bring your laptop, as we will walk through the drafting process with you. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling during October and November from Career Services.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
3:40 PM-4:40 PM

Public Service Job Search in 60 Minutes

Learn what’s out there for public service internships, get crucial timetables and take a quick dive into writing public service cover letters and resumes. All students are welcome. Attendance is mandatory for students who want individual counseling from the PSC during October and November. This event is part of the Fall 1L Career Development Curriculum.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Public Service Center
WB126
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Employer Interactions: Phone & Email Communications

This session will cover how to put your best foot forward in professional communications with employers.

Contact: Lynn B. Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Thursday, November 8, 2018
11:30 AM-12:15 PM

Interviewing With Public Service Employers

Learn the basic do’s and don’t’s of public service interviews, how they differ from private-sector interviews and how to prepare. This event is part of the Fall 1L Career Development Curriculum.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Public Service Center
WB154

Career Services

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Landing a Judicial Internship

Want to work for a judge this summer? Students are invited to learn how to apply and navigate the interview process. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling with the Office of Judicial Clerkships during October and November.

Contact: Ruth Payne
Sponsor: The Office of Judicial Clerkships
Purcell Reading Room
Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 AM

What Every Lawyer Should Know About Client Relationships

Goldman Sachs Managing Director and Law School Adjunct Professor Jim Donovan will share his insights on managing and cultivating client relationships. Donovan is responsible for advising many of the largest corporate and individual clients of Goldman Sachs.

Contact: Lynn B. Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152

Career Services

Friday, September 21, 2018
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Markets and Market Strategy 101

Learn about different legal markets to help think strategically about which markets might be the best fit and the timelines for different markets.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Resume Workshop

Learn how to construct a legal resume. Bring your laptop, as this session is designed to give you real-time guidance on creating and formatting your resume. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling during October and November from Career Services.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
3:40 PM-4:40 PM

LL.M. Networking Workshop

LL.M.s are invited to an introduction to the process of networking with U.S. legal employers.

Contact: Lauren Parker
Sponsor: Career Services
WB121
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
3:40 PM-4:40 PM

Resume Workshop

Learn how to construct a legal resume. Bring your laptop, as this session is designed to give you real-time guidance on creating and formatting your resume. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling during October and November from Career Services.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Learn how to construct a legal cover letter. Bring your laptop, as we will walk through the drafting process with you. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling during October and November from Career Services.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB101
Thursday, October 4, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Learn how to construct a legal cover letter. Bring your laptop, as we will walk through the drafting process with you. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling during October and November from Career Services.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Thursday, October 11, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Learn how to construct a legal cover letter. Bring your laptop, as we will walk through the drafting process with you. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling during October and November from Career Services.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Thursday, October 11, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Learn how to construct a legal cover letter. Bring your laptop, as we will walk through the drafting process with you. Attendance is mandatory in order to receive individual counseling during October and November from Career Services.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Thursday, October 18, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Dressing for Success for Women

Join the Career Services Staff for a fun and informative program on proper interview and reception attire.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152
Thursday, October 18, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Dressing for Success for Men

Students are invited to join the Career Services staff for a fun and informative program on proper interview and reception attire.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB154
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
3:40 PM-4:40 PM

Firm Mix & Mingle

Students are invited to meet with law firms from different offices and markets. More details to come.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
Interview Hall of Slaughter, 2nd Floor
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
3:40 PM-4:40 PM

Informational Interviews & Interviewing with Firms

Learn the basic do’s and don’ts of "informational interviews," a key part of networking and the job search process. This event will also cover private sector interviews.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Sponsor: Career Services
WB152

Legal History

Monday, September 24, 2018
11:00 AM-2:30 PM

The Jewish Founding Father: Alexander Hamilton and The Politics of Faith

Constitutional law historian Andrew Porwancher will discuss how Alexander Hamilton's religious upbringing influenced the founding father's stances on religious freedom and church-state relations. A response by Professor Micah Schwartzman, a religion and law expert, will follow. Lunch will be provided.
Contact: Julian Kritz
Sponsor: Jewish Law Students Association, co-sponsored by the Federalist Society, American Constitution Society and the Brody Jewish Center - Hillel.
Purcell Reading Room

Civil Rights/Civil Liberties

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Criminalization of Self-Induced Abortion in Virginia

A panel will discuss recent legal cases related to abortions in Virginia, the reasons why women may seek abortion outside the formal health system, and efforts by lawyers and advocates to help women end their pregnancies outside the health system safely. Food will be provided.
Contact: Dana Raphael
Sponsor: If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice at UVA Law, Blue Ridge Abortion Fund.
Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
11:30 AM-7:30 PM

Ele(Q)t Project for LGBTQ Leadership, Featuring Virginia Delegate Danica Roem

Details TBD

Contact: Timothy Sensenig
Sponsor: Lambda Law Alliance
Caplin Pavilion, Additional Rooms TBD

Constitutional Law

Monday, October 22, 2018
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Epic Systems Panel

Contact: Scott Caravello
Sponsor: Virginia Employment and Labor Law Association
Purcell Reading Room
Thursday, November 1, 2018
9:00 AM-6:00 PM

Will Free Speech Survive?

Contact: Christy Allen
Sponsor: Virginia Law and Graduate Republicans
Purcell Reading Room
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

 "Reforming the Machinery of Criminal Justice," With Judge Stephanos Bibas 

Third Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals Stephanos Bibas will deliver the talk, "Reforming the Machinery of Criminal Justice." Food will be provided.

Contact: Jana Minich
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Caplin Pavilion

Jurisprudence and Courts

Thursday, October 25, 2018
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

 "Recent Supreme Court Cases Every Law Student Should Know," With Judge David Stras

Eighth Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals David Stras will deliver the talk, "Recent Supreme Court Cases Every Law Student Should Know." Food will be provided.

Contact: Jana Minich
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Caplin Pavilion

Criminal Law

Thursday, September 27, 2018
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

One Year After Charlottesville: James Forman Jr.

The author of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize–winning “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America” will kick off the "One Year After Charlottesville" conference as the keynote speaker. Forman is a professor at Yale Law School. Full Schedule

Contact: Kim Forde-Mazui
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Race and Law
The Paramount, Downtown Mall

Environmental Law

Friday, October 12, 2018
5:00 PM-6:30 PM

Kate Orff , Lillian K. Stone Distinguished Lecture in Environmental Policy

Kate Orff is the founder of SCAPE and a MacArthur Fellow. She focuses on retooling the practice of landscape architecture relative to the uncertainty of climate change and the fostering of social life. Orff is known for leading complex, creative, and collaborative work processes that advance broad environmental and social prerogatives. 
Contact: UVA School of Architecture
Sponsor: UVA School of Architecture, UVA School of Law, UVA’s Environmental Resilience Institute
Campbell Hall 153, School of Architecture
Monday, October 15, 2018
11:30 AM-2:00 PM

Environmental Law Course Options Information Session

Students are invited learn about the various Environmental Law Courses offered at UVA, including the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic.

Contact: Mary Elizabeth Buttitta

Purcell Reading Room
Friday, November 2, 2018
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Virginia Environmental Law Journal Annual Symposium, Historic Preservation in the 21st Century: Protecting Built and Natural Environments

The Virginia Environmental Law Journal welcomes all to their annual symposium. The keynote speech will be delivered by Professor Peter Byrne of Georgetown Law.

Contact: Courtney Koelbel
Sponsor: Virginia Environmental Law Journal
Purcell Reading Room

Faculty

Friday, September 21, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Quinn Curtis

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law & Economics Workshop: Keith Hylton, Boston University

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
5:00 PM-8:30 PM

Supreme Court Roundup

The Student Legal Forum will host UVA Law professors to discuss significant decisions from the past U.S. Supreme Court term.

Contact: Clare Myers
Sponsor: Student Legal Forum
Caplin Pavilion
Friday, September 28, 2018
8:00 AM-5:30 PM

One Year After Charlottesville: Replacing the Resurgence of Racism With Reconciliation

Scholars will examine the new wave of racism in the United States at a conference marking the one-year anniversary of the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville. At the event, participants from across the country will explore the nation’s longstanding history of racism, racial violence and white supremacy, as well as its legacy today, through the lens of empirical critical race theory (eCRT) — critical race theory informed by empirical methods. Speakers include Annette Gordon-Reed, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History and professor of history at Harvard University; john a. powell, professor of law and director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California, Berkeley; and Ted Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and director of the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina School of Law. More
 

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Race and Law
Caplin Auditorium
Friday, September 28, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Jody Kraus of Columbia University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal History Workshop: Justin Desautels-Stein, Colorado

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, October 12, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Anne Fleming of Georgetown University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal Theory and Law & Economics Workshop: Lara Buchak, UC Berkeley

Contact: Pennie Newell
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, October 26, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Kimberly Robinson of University of Richmond

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law & Economics Workshop: Daniel Sokol, University of Florida

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
11:30 AM-10:00 AM

Legal Theory and Philosophy Workshop: Niko Kolodny, Berkeley 

Contact: Pennie Newell
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law & Economics Workshop: Jens Frankenreiter, Max Planck Institute, UVA 

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, November 16, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Michele Goodwin of UC-Irvine

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, February 1, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Gregg Strauss

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, February 8, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Keith Whittington of Princeton University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, February 15, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Wendy Wagner of University of Texas

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, February 15, 2019
11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Cynthia Nicoletti Book Panel

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Caplin Pavilion
Friday, February 22, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Kish Parella of Washington and Lee University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, March 1, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Dan Kahan of Yale University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, March 22, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Nora Engstrom of Stanford University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, March 29, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Aditya Bamzai

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 5, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Kristen Eichensehr of UCLA

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 12, 2019
12:00 PM-1:15 PM

Faculty Workshop, Chris Serkin of Vanderbilt University

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 19, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Faculty Workshop, Danielle Citron of University of Maryland

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge

Immigration Law

Thursday, September 20, 2018
5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Rapid Response Hotline Information Session and Training

Students with bilingual skills are invited to learn about the Rapid Response Hotline, a 24-hour hotline to report ICE related activity.
 
LALO, together with Sin Barreras and the Charlottesville Legal Aid Justice Center, will host a short information session on the hotline followed by a brief training for those interested in signing up to be volunteers. No prior experience with immigration law is necessary. Food will be provided.
Contact: Blaire Bloxom
Sponsor: Latin American Law Association, Legal Aid Justice Center
WB126
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Immigration Debate

Hans von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation will debate David Bier of the Cato Institute. Debate topics will focus on DACA, President Trump's proposed border wall, and the economic impact of immigration and security.

Contact: Christian Rice
Sponsor: Federalist Society
WB154

International/National Security Law

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

VJIL Presents: Behavioral International Law

Students are invited to join the fall's first installment of the Virginia Journal of International Law lunch series featuring Professor Tomer Broude, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law and Department of International Relations, who will discuss his ongoing project on behavioral analysis of international law. Food will be provided.

Contact: Clare Myers
Sponsor: Virginia Journal of International Law
WB102
Friday, November 2, 2018
11:00 AM-2:00 PM

J.B. Moore Speaker Event

TBD

Contact: Kimberly Boisseau
Sponsor: John Bassett Moore Society of International Law
WB101
Friday, January 11, 2019
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Sokol Colloquium

The colloquium will focus on the "Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States."

Contact: Judy Ellis
Sponsor: Faculty
Purcell Reading Room
Saturday, January 12, 2019
8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sokol Colloquium

The colloquium will focus on the "Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States."

Contact: Judy Ellis
Sponsor: Faculty
Purcell Reading Room
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
8:00 AM-9:00 PM

Virginia Journal of International Law Annual Symposium

Contact: Clare Myers
Sponsor: Virginia Journal Of International Law
Caplin Pavilion

Jurisprudence and Courts

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

"Why The Anti-Federalist Papers Matter" With Judge Andrew Oldham 

Fifth Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals Andrew Oldham will deliver the talk, "Why The Anti-Federalist Papers Matter." Food will be provided.

Contact: Jana Minich
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Caplin Pavilion

Law and Economics

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Finals

For 90 years, the William Minor Lile Moot Court Competition has pitted UVA Law's best and brightest oral advocates against one another in a spirited intramural competition. In the finals the two remaining pairs of students, Katharine Collins and Christopher Macomber, and Kendall Burchard and Scott Harman, will face off before a panel of three federal appellate judges.

Contact: Amanda Lineberry
Sponsor: Moot Court Board
Caplin Pavilion

Law School

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Externship Program Information Session

Learn about UVA Law's externships program, where students can earn academic credit while working for a government or nonprofit organization. Externships can be part-time, full-time or part of the UVA Law in D.C. program, which is offered in the fall semester for 3Ls. Topics will include possible placements — ranging from Charlottesville and D.C., to around the country and the world — as well as program requirements and application deadlines. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to externships@law.virginia.edu by Friday, September 14.

Contact: Cindy Derrick
Sponsor: Externship Program
SL298
Monday, October 8, 2018

Fall Break

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Fall Break

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Fall Break

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
3:45 PM-4:45 PM
Academic Success: Outlining Strategies and Techniques With Daniel Richardson ’18
Contact: Lisa Napier
Sponsor: Student Affairs
WB154
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
3:45 PM-4:45 PM

Academic Success: Faculty Panel on Exam-Taking Strategies

Contact: Lisa Napier
Sponsor: Student Affairs
WB154
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
9:30 AM-1:30 PM

Thank a Donor Day

Students are invited to write thank you notes for the alumni donors who make a remarkable difference at UVA Law.

Contact: Jasmine Yoon
Sponsor: Law School Foundation
Scott Commons
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Friday, November 23, 2018

Thanksgiving Recess

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
4:00 PM

Classes End

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Reading Period

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Friday, December 7, 2018

Reading Period

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Saturday, December 8, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Sunday, December 9, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Monday, December 10, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law
Sponsor: UVA Law
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Friday, December 14, 2018

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Saturday, December 15, 2018
1:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Sunday, December 16, 2018
1:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Monday, December 17, 2018

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
1:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
12:30 PM

LL.M. Course Enrollment Deadline

Deadline for LL.M.s to submit form requesting to enroll in Constitutional Law and/or Property at 12:30 p.m.   

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, January 21, 2019

Classes Begin

Sponsor: UVA Law
Monday, January 28, 2019
12:00 AM-4:00 PM

Add/Drop Period Ends

Add/Drop Period ends at 4:00 p.m.

Sponsor: UVA Law
Sunday, March 10, 2019

Spring Break 

Sponsor: UVA Law
Monday, March 11, 2019

Spring Break

Sponsor: UVA Law
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Spring Break

Sponsor: UVA Law
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Spring Break

Sponsor: UVA Law
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Spring Break

Sponsor: UVA Law
Friday, March 15, 2019

Spring Break

Sponsor: UVA Law
Friday, April 26, 2019

Classes End

Sponsor: UVA Law
Monday, April 29, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Exam Period

Contact: UVA Law

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Friday, May 3, 2019
12:00 AM-3:30 PM

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Monday, May 6, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Friday, May 10, 2019

Exam Period

Sponsor: UVA Law
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Commencement/Graduation

Sponsor: UVA Law

Legal History

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal History Workshop, Justin Desautels-Stein (University of Colorado Law School)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal History Workshop, Lindsay Robertson (University of Oklahoma)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Legal History Workshop, Jonathan Gienapp (Stanford)

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

JD/MA Student Presentations

Contact: Ginny Clayton
Sponsor: Faculty
Faculty Lounge

Meetings

Thursday, September 20, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Virginia Law Review Student Publication Panel

Students are invited to join the Virginia Law Review editors and Professor Molly Brady to discuss the process of publishing student work.

Contact: Victoria Granda
Sponsor: Virginia Law Review
WB152
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
5:30 PM-7:30 PM

iTrek to Israel Info Session

Students are invited to join JLSA for information regarding the 2019 iTrek trip to Israel. This will be the third iTrek to Israel trip led by UVA students. iTrek is a highly subsidized educational trip that will take place in January 2019.

Contact: Julian Kritz
Sponsor: Jewish Law Students Association
WB102
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

What I Wish I’d Known as a 1L: Lambda Members’ Tips for Academic Success

Contact: Dana Raphael
Sponsor: Lambda Law Alliance
Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Common Law Grounds — Confirmation Bias: Exploring the Standards and Norms Behind Judicial Confirmations

Students and faculty are invited for a roundtable discussion on the standards and norms behind the judicial confirmation process. The discussion will explore what attributes citizens should look for in a judge, the roles the senate and outside groups should play in the confirmation process and more. 

Common Law Grounds is a student-faculty group whose mission is to encourage discussion and debate among students and faculty across the ideological spectrum.

Contact: Kendall Burchard
Sponsor: Common Law Grounds
Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, September 27, 2018
5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Lambda General Body Meeting

Join us for the first Lambda Law Alliance general body meeting of the year. Meet new friends and find out what Lambda has planned for the year. Allies welcome.

Contact: Eleanora Kaloyeropoulou
Sponsor: Lambda Law Alliance
Caplin Pavilion
Monday, October 1, 2018
3:45 PM-5:15 PM

VELLA and Employment & Labor Law Professors Meet and Greet 

Join VELLA and Employment and Labor Law professors for an informal meet-and-greet to learn more about the opportunities at the law school. Light snacks will be served.

Contact: Scott Caravello
Sponsor: Virginia Employment and Labor Law Association
Purcell Reading Room
Friday, October 19, 2018
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Summer Internship Opportunities in International Law

Contact: Kimberly Boisseau
Sponsor: John Bassett Moore Society of International Law
WB101

Public Policy

Monday, November 12, 2018
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Financing Your Public Service Career

Get the facts about UVA Law’s loan assistance program, the federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, and how new grads in public service make it all work. Financial Aid’s Helen Dugger and two recent public service alumni will present information and answer students’ questions. This event is part of the Fall 1L Career Development Curriculum.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Public Service Center
WB128

Public Service

Thursday, September 20, 2018
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

The Real Deal: Government

In this third part of a four-part “Real Deal” series for 1Ls and beyond, the Public Service Center will bring four alumni to talk about their practices, how people get into their field and answer questions in a fast-paced, panel format. Agencies represented will include U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division and Criminal Division, Department of State Office, and the Food and Drug Administration. Lunch will be provided with an RSVP through the Events tab on Symplicity by Sept. 19.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Public Service Center
Purcell Reading Room
Thursday, September 20, 2018
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Program in Law and Public Service Information Session

Contact: Crystal Shin
Sponsor: Program in Law and Public Service
SL298
Monday, September 24, 2018
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

The Real Deal: Legal Aid and Social Justice

The fourth part of our “Real Deal” series, attorneys working for the Southern Poverty Law Center, Democracy Forward, the Child Advocacy Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia and the Civil Rights and Racial Justice Program at the Legal Aid Justice Center will discuss their work, career paths and what it is like to fight for equal justice through individual representation and systemic efforts. Lunch provided with RSVP through the Events tab on Symplicity by Sept. 21.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Public Service Center
WB128
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
5:15 PM-8:00 PM

Leading the State: UVA’s Attorneys General

Alumni Panel and Reception

What does it take to serve as the state’s top attorney? Douglas Gansler (Law ’89), former attorney general of Maryland and president of the National Association of Attorneys General, will moderate a panel of distinguished alumni including: Karl Racine (Law ’89), attorney general for the District of Columbia; Herbert Slatery (Coll. ’74), attorney general of Tennessee; Ken Paxton (Law ’91) (invited), attorney general of Texas; and Toby Heytens (Law ’00), solicitor general of Virginia.  A cocktail reception will follow.

Contact: Annie Kim
Sponsor: Public Service Center
Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, September 27, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Law and Public Service Pizza Social

Students are invited to meet current fellows to informally discuss aspects of the Program in Law and Public Service.

Contact: Manal Cheema
Sponsor: Law and Public Service Program
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, October 15, 2018
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Public Service Job Search in 60 Minutes

Learn what’s out there for public service internships, get crucial timetables and take a quick dive into writing public service cover letters and resumes. All students are welcome. Attendance is mandatory for students who want want individual counseling from the PSC during October and November. This event is part of the Fall 1L Career Development Curriculum.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Public Service Center
WB126
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
11:30 AM-2:00 PM

Careers as a Judge Advocate General (JAG)

Recruiting members of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy JAG Corps, as well as JAG reservist Professor Thomas Nachbar, will talk about their services, what experiences a new judge advocate can expect, and how to apply and be competitive for JAG internships and postgraduate jobs. Lunch will be provided with an RSVP through Symplicity by Oct. 15.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Public Service Center
Purcell Reading Room
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Winter Pro Bono Orientation Session

The Pro Bono Program will hold two identical orientation sessions for those students interested in participating in a winter pro bono project. The sessions will cover how to arrange a project for the winter break, how to register the project with the Pro Bono Program and how to log your hours. Students should plan to attend one of these sessions if they are contemplating a winter break project.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Pro Bono Program
WB152
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Winter Pro Bono Orientation Session

The Pro Bono Program will hold two identical orientation sessions for those students interested in participating in a winter pro bono project. The sessions will cover how to arrange a project for the winter break, how to register the project with the Pro Bono Program and how to log your hours. Students should attend one of these sessions if they are contemplating a winter break project.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Sponsor: Pro Bono Program
WB154
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
4:30 PM-8:30 PM

Women in Public Service

Contact: Rachel Staub
Sponsor: Virginia Law Women
Caplin Pavilion

Social Event

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

SBA Wednesday Social

SBA Wednesday Social

Contact: Frances Fuqua
Sponsor: Student Bar Association (SBA)
Spies Garden
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
5:00 PM-9:00 PM

VIPs Annual Fundraiser

Join guest speakers and exonerees on National Wrongful Conviction Day to support the Virginia Innocence Project.

 

Contact: Kimberly Boisseau
Sponsor: Virginia Innocence Project Student Group
Caplin Pavilion
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

SBA Wednesday Social

SBA Wednesday Social

Contact: Frances Fuqua
Sponsor: Student Bar Association (SBA)
Spies Garden
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

SBA Wednesday Social

SBA Wednesday Social

Contact: Frances Fuqua
Sponsor: Student Bar Association (SBA)
Spies Garden
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

SBA Wednesday Social

SBA Wednesday Social

Contact: Frances Fuqua
Sponsor: Student Bar Association (SBA)
Spies Garden
Thursday, November 15, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Winter Diversity Reception

The Virginia Law Black Law Students Association invites the Law School community to their annual Diversity Reception. The reception gives students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to network with attorneys at top-ranked firms across the country who are committed to both diversity and recruitment efforts. Business formal attire.

Contact: Lise Guerrier
Sponsor: Black Law Students Association
Caplin Pavilion

Student Life

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
10:00 AM-3:00 PM

JLSA Student-Faculty Bagel Brunch

The Law School community is invited to join the Jewish Law Students Association for their annual Student-Faculty Bagel Brunch.

Contact: Blake Steinberg
Sponsor: Jewish Law Students Association
Purcell Reading Room

Student Life

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
3:45 PM-4:45 PM

Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students: Mindfulness in Everyday Life

The third of four sessions from the UVA Mindfulness Center’s "Introduction to Mindfulness" series. The series aims to help students enhance their law school learning by providing tools to help focus, retain information, communicate effectively and handle stress. Drop ins are welcome, no prior experience with mindfulness required. Snacks will be served.

Contact: Kristin Glover
Sponsor: Law Library
WB278
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
11:45 AM-12:45 PM

1L Advanced Training for WestLaw

WestLaw Advanced Training for 1Ls

Contact: Micheal Klepper
Sponsor: Law Library
WB154
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lexis Lunch & Learn

Food will be provided.

Contact: Alicia Penn
Sponsor: Other
WB126
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

1L Advanced Training for Westlaw

Westlaw Advanced Training for 1Ls

Contact: Micheal Klepper
Sponsor: Law Library
WB154
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lexis Lunch & Learn

Food will be provided.

Contact: Alicia Penn
Sponsor: Other
WB126
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

1L Bloomberg Advanced Training

Bloomberg Advanced Training for 1Ls

Contact: Micheal Klepper
Sponsor: Law Library
WB154
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lexis Lunch & Learn

Food will be provided.

Contact: Alicia Penn
Sponsor: Other
WB126
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lexis Lunch & Learn

Food will be provided.

Contact: Alicia Penn
Sponsor: Other
WB126
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

SBA Wednesday Social

SBA Wednesday Social

Contact: Frances Fuqua
Sponsor: Student Bar Association (SBA)
Spies Garden
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lexis Lunch & Learn

Contact: Alicia Penn
Sponsor: Other
WB126
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lexis Lunch & Learn

Food will be provided.

Contact: Alicia Penn
Sponsor: Other
WB126
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
3:45 PM-4:45 PM

Academic Success: Finishing Strong – Keeping It Together During Exams, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Sarah Davies ’91 and Kate Gibson

Contact: Lisa Napier
Sponsor: Student Affairs
WB152
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
3:45 PM-4:45 PM

Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students: Mindful Communication

The final of four sessions from the UVA Mindfulness Center’s "Introduction to Mindfulness" series. The series aims to help students enhance their law school learning by providing tools to help focus, retain information, communicate effectively and handle stress. Drop ins are welcome, no prior experience with mindfulness required. Snacks will be served.

Contact: Kristin Glover
Sponsor: Law Library
WB278
Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Libel Show

Join us for the 111th Libel Show, UVA Law’s (ideally) funniest, (definitely) oldest, and most absurd institution. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Contact: John Dao
Sponsor: Libel Show
Caplin Auditorium
Friday, March 29, 2019
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Libel Show

The 111th Libel Show, UVA Law’s funniest and oldest institution. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Contact: John Dao
Sponsor: Libel Show
Caplin Auditorium
Saturday, March 30, 2019
7:30 PM-10:30 PM

Libel Show

The 111th Libel Show, UVA Law’s funniest, oldest institution. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Contact: John Dao
Sponsor: Libel Show
Caplin Auditorium

Tax Law

Friday, October 19, 2018
8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Virginia Invitational Tax Study Group

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Other
Purcell Reading Room
Friday, April 12, 2019
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Virginia Tax Study Group

Contact: Ginny Clayton

TBD