Marshall-Wythe E-News

May 11, 2012

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Two Faculty Receive Plumeri Awards

Professors Laura Heymann and Nathan Oman were among 20 W&M faculty recently honored with Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence. Click here for story.

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W&M Board of Visitors Renews Contract for President Reveley

The William & Mary Board of Visitors approved a resolution extending the contract of university President Taylor Reveley through June 2015. Reveley has served as William & Mary’s 27th president since 2008. Click here for story.


Alumni Weekend 2012

April 14-15 provided alumni with a chance to rekindle memories and reconnect with the Law School. Click here for photos from Friday night and Saturday morning and afternoon. Click here for a slideshow from Saturday night's reception and Reunion Dinner.

Virginia Fogg

25th Reunion Distinguished Alumna Award

Virginia K. Fogg '87, General Counsel for Norfolk Southern, was honored with the W&M Law School Association's 25th Reunion Distinguished Alumna Award.  Click here for story.

Courtney Malveaux

10th Reunion Distinguished Alumnus Award

The W&M Law School Association honored Courtney M. Malveau '02, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, with the 10th Reunion Distinguished Alumnus Award. Click here for story.


Scholarship Repository Scores Millionth Download

On May 9, the W&M Law School Scholarship Repository reached a milestone - its one millionth download. Click here for story.


May 16 Court Simulation to Test Principles of Election Law

The Election Law Program will present the simulation at the Judicial Conference of Virginia to highlight issues in election law in advance of the 2012 elections.  Click here for story.

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Veterans Clinic Faculty Brief Congressional Committee

Professors Patricia Roberts and Stacey-Rae Simcox traveled to Washington to brief the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation on the work of the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic. Click here for story.

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Dean Kaplan Begins Next Chapter at Law School; Search Begins for New Associate Dean for Career Services

After 26 years at the helm of the Office of Career Services, Rob Kaplan will take on a new role beginning May 10 as Associate Dean for Externships, Judicial Clerkships, and Public Service Initiatives and Legal Writing Instructor.  Rollins Professor Peter A. Alces chairs the search for the new Associate Dean for Career Services. Click here for story.

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Law Capella Adds Musical Note to Students' Studies

Through Law Capella, students have shared their vocal talents with each other and with the Law School community.  Click here to read more.


A Banner Year for Competitive Teams

The Alternative Dispute Resolution, National Trial, and Moot Court teams proved themselves formidable competitors at tournaments around the nation during the past school year. Click here for story.


 Journals Among Most Highly Cited Publications in Their Fields

Rankings by Washington and Lee University Law School confirm that our five student-edited journals are making important contributions to legal scholarship. Click here for story.


Awards by Kaufman & Canoles Recognize 1L Legal Writing

The firm's 2012 Writing Awards were presented at an April 20 luncheon to Nathan Yu '14 for first place, to Lianna M. Bash '14 for second place, and to George B. Flemming '14 for third place. Click here for story.

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Your Gift Counts!

Your financial support of Marshall-Wythe makes a difference in the life of your alma mater and will help support our competitive teams, student organizations, clinics, and much more. Click here to visit our secure website to make your gift today.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 12: Coif & Class of 2012 Awards Ceremony (Kimball Theatre)

Sunday, May 13: Diploma Ceremony (Lake Matoaka Amphitheater)

Saturday, June 2: Alumni Career Day (Arlington, Va.) Workshop leaders include Ramona Sein ('97) of the Law School's Office of Career Services.

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.

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.


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Editor: Jaime Welch-Donahue Contributing Writers: Jim Heller, Brian Kelley, JD '13, Nicholas Langhorne, Christopher Lewis, JD '14, Lauren Seney, Brian Whitson  Contributing Photographer: Gretchen Bedell Calendar Editor: Stephanie Marks, JD '13 Distribution: Ruth Layman