Graduation 2011 Edition


Warner Shares Insights on Risk Taking, Responsibility, and Remembering to "Call Your Mother"

U.S. Senator Mark Warner drew applause and laughter with advice he gave to the Class of 2011 during the Law School's May 15 graduation ceremony. Click here for story.


Welcoming Remarks at Graduation from the 2010-11 Student Bar Association President

Click here to read the remarks made by Tamar Jones '11, 2010-11 SBA President.


Awards Presented at Graduation

Anne B. Shumadine, J.D. '83, Receives Law School Association's Citizen-Lawyer Award. Click here for story.

Douglas Bunch, B.A. '02, J.D. '06, and Douglas Smith, J.D. '06, Honored with Law School Association's Inaugural Taylor Reveley Award. Click here for story.

Class of 2011 Honors Professor Susan Grover with the Walter L. Williams, Jr., Teaching Award. Click here for story.

Brandon L. Boxler, J.D. '11, and Garrett D. Urban, J.D. '11, Receive Lawrence W. I'Anson Awards. Click here for story.

Tamar Jones, J.D. '11, Receives George Wythe Award. Click here for story.

Laura Jacobson, J.D. '11, Receives Thurgood Marshall Award. Click here for story.

Vice Dean and Professor Eric Kades Honored with John Marshall Award. Click here for story.


Awards Ceremony Celebrates Class of 2011's Achievements

On May 14, the Law School community gathered in Colonial Williamsburg's Kimball Theatre with soon-to-be-graduates, their families and friends to celebrate the Class of 2011's achievements. Click here for story and video.

During the event, the W&M Coif chapter inducted Stephen P. Carney, B.S. '72, J.D. '80, as an honorary member. Click here for story and video.


Give Every Year to Marshall-Wythe. Make a Difference Every Day.

Your 2011 W&M Law School Annual Fund gift will help to support our clinics, our competitive teams, the Public Service Fund, and much more. Click here to make your secured gift by June 15 and ensure that your name will be published in our 2010-11 Annual Report. Every gift counts and your generosity will make a difference in the life of the nation's first law school!


On the Calendar
June 9:  Washington, DC, Law Alumni Reception

June 15: Atlanta Law Alumni Reception

Sept. 23-24: 2011-12 Supreme Court Preview

Oct. 14-15 (Beijing): Eighth Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference.
Register now for the post-conference tour through China and Hong Kong.

Nov. 9-11: W&M Tax Conference

Career Services for Alumni
The Office of Career Services is happy to assist alumni who are seeking employment or pursuing new career opportunities. OCS offers a wide range of resources and can provide counseling via telephone or in person. Learn more about career services for graduates of the Law School.

List a Job Opening, Schedule Employment Interviews
We encourage alumni to use the Employer Services page to schedule employment interviews on-campus, via Skype or videoconference, or at an off-campus interview program; request resume collection; or list positions to which students and/or graduates can apply individually.


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