Graduation 2012 Edition

Judge Thomas

Judge Thomas Reminds Graduates That They Are the "Hope of the Law"

Judge John Charles Thomas drew on his experience as a jurist and a lawyer to inspire the Class of 2012 at their May 13 graduation.  Click here for story and video.

For a slideshow of the ceremony, featuring photos and audio clips,  click here.


Awards Presented at Graduation

The Law School Association Honors John A. Scanelli '72 with the Citizen-Lawyer Award. Click here for story.

Alexis McLeod '07 Receives the Law School Association's Taylor Reveley Award. Click here for story.

Class of 2012  Honors Professor Stacey-Rae Simcox with the Walter L. Williams, Jr., Teaching Award. Click here for story.

Jeffrey T. Bozman '12 Receives Lawrence W. I'Anson Award. Click here for story.  Jeff also received the College's Thatcher Prize. Click here for story.

James I. Dougherty '12 and Jay K. Sinha '12 Receive the George Wythe Award. Click here for story.

Jonathan A. Peterson '12 and Julie M. Silverbrook '12 Receive the Thurgood Marshall Award. Click here for story.

Professor Charles H. Koch, Jr., Honored with the John Marshall Award.  Click here for story.


Awards Ceremony Celebrates Class of 2012's Achievements

On May 12, 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 2012's achievements. Click here for story and video.

At the event, the W&M Coif chapter inducted Michael R. Borasky '75 as an honorary member. Click here for story and video.

class gift

Class of 2012 Shows Support for Law School with 3L Gift

Click here to read the graduation remarks of Jessica G. McGough '12 and Lindsey W. Davis '12, Co-Chairs of the gift drive.


Career Opportunity: Associate Dean for Career Services

Rollins Professor Peter A. Alces chairs the search for the Law School's new Associate Dean for Career Services. If you are interested in the position, or know someone who might be, please visit the W&M Human Resources website or contact Professor Alces at [[w|paalce]].

Interested in Earning a Course Credit in D.C. This Summer?
Professor Josh Rosenstein, general counsel to a prominent international lobbying firm, will offer his popular 1 credit mini-course "Advocacy Regulation" this summer on two Saturdays, July 14 and July 28, at William & Mary's DC office in DuPont Circle.  Click here to learn more.


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Last year Marshall-Wythe enjoyed the 14th highest participation in alumni giving among U.S. law schools. As the nation's first law school, we aspire to be first in all things. Help us by making your Annual Fund gift by June 15. Your gift will help to support our clinics, our competitive teams, summer public service fellowships, and much more. Click here to make your secured gift and ensure that your name will be published in our 2011-12 Annual Report. Every gift counts!


On the Calendar

July 22-27: W&M Institute of Special Education Advocacy

Sept. 28 - 29: Supreme Court Preview

Oct. 11 - 12:  Ninth Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

Nov. 7 - 9: 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.

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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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Editor: Jaime Welch-Donahue Contributing Writers: Ann Gaudreaux, Jim Ducibella & Megan Shearin Videographer: Whit Weidner Photography: Colonial Photography, Gretchen Bedell  Slideshow: Gretchen Bedell