Kevin McCandlish J.D. ’18 received the George Wythe Award at the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 13. The award is named in honor of George Wythe—Wiliam & Mary's and the nation's first professor of law—and is given each year to a graduating student in recognition of his or her outstanding and selfless service.
Professor Jay Butler is among five scholars selected for fellowships by Princeton University’s Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) for the 2018-19 academic year.
For her commitment to distinguished public service, Michaela Lieberman J.D. ’18 was presented with the Thurgood Marshall Award during this year's graduation ceremony.
J.W. (“Jack”) Montgomery III, a member of William & Mary Law School’s Class of 1972, was inducted as an honorary member of the Order of the Coif during the school’s Awards Ceremony on May 12 in Williamsburg, Va.
The William & Mary Law School Alumni Association honored Beth Hopkins J.D. 77 with the 2018 Citizen-Lawyer Award during the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 13. The award is the association’s highest recognition and is given annually to a graduate or friend of the Law School who has made "a lifetime commitment to citizenship and leadership."
Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer has been awarded the Kelly Professorship for Excellence in Teaching for a two-year term beginning in fall 2018. The professorship is named in honor of the late Herbert V. Kelly, Sr., B.A. '41, B.C.L. '43, who was the senior partner at Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly in Newport News, Va., until his death in 2007.