"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."
Terrica Redfield Ganzy '02
"I could go on and on about the professors who encouraged me, the students who supported me, the environment that allowed me to find my path and take it. In sum, however, I found my passion at UVA Law, and I haven’t turned back since."
Douglas Bouton '10
"I think the people are what make UVA Law so special, enjoyable and distinguishable from other law school experiences."
William M. Bosch '92
"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."
Amy Lincoln '02
"To this day, when I say to other lawyers, ‘I loved law school’ they have one of two reactions: they either look at me like I’m crazy, or they say, ‘Oh, you must have gone to Virginia.’"
Roscoe Jones '03
"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."
Susan L. Fox '91
"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."
Steven R. Okun '91
"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."
Eduardo Ramos-Gomez LL.M. '85
"Be global. Think of yourself and the United States only as a humble contributor to an international symphony."
Karen Owen Gibbs '92
"As I've progressed in my career, the softer skills have been highly important. I credit UVA with preparing me to help my clients navigate opportunities and challenges from a 360-degree perspective."