Marshall-Wythe E-News
June 12, 2018   

Ms. Booker,  the Managing Director and Head of Morgan Stanley's Urban Markets Group, urged graduates at the Law School's Diploma Ceremony on May 13 to find ways to use the practice of law to help make communities and the nation stronger, better, and more just.

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Commencement Weekend offered opportunities to shine a light on the many achievements and contributions of members of the Class of 2018, alumni, faculty and staff.  

According to Rector Todd A. Stottlemyer '85, President Reveley likes events to run like clockwork: no surprises. But the Board of Visitors had a big one for the president at the university's Commencement ceremony on May 12: an honorary degree for his service to the university, including a decade at its helm.
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Recognizing Citizen Lawyers

The Law School Alumni Association bestows two honors each year at our Diploma Ceremony.
The Citizen-Lawyer Award, the Association's highest recognition, was given to Professor Beth Hopkins J.D. '77.

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M. Cabell Clay J.D. '08 was honored with the Taylor Reveley Award, given for outstanding commitment to public service to an alumnus or alumna who has graduated within the previous 10 years.
Recognizing Exceptional Teachers

The Law School recognized Professor Jeffrey Bellin with the McGlothlin Award for Exceptional Teaching, a prize made possible through the generosity of James W. McGlothlin '62, J.D. '64, LL.D. '00 and Frances Gibson McGlothlin '66, L.H.D.'18.

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Graduates honored Professor Tara Leigh Grove with Walter L. Williams, Jr., Memorial Teaching Award

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Class of 2020 honored Professor Eric Kades with inaugural 1L Professor of the Year Award

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William & Mary honored Professor Paul Marcus with Graves Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching

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Alumni in the News

The legacy of T. Howard Spainhour '54, B.C.L. '56 and Nancy W. Spainhour lives on through $1 million commitment to fund scholarships for law students

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Zachary Terwilliger J.D. '07 and Thomas T. Cullen J.D. '04 lead Virginia's U.S. Attorney's Offices

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  Faculty in the News 
Professor Tillman J. Breckenridge was inducted as an honorary member of The Order of Barristers

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Professor Jay Butler chosen as LAPA Fellow at Princeton University

Professor Rebecca Green is first Law School faculty member to be named a Reveley Interdisciplinary Fellow

Professor Laura Heymann named Chancellor Professor of Law

Professor Stacy Kern-Scheerer awarded Kelly Professorship for Excellence in Teaching, a recognition named in honor of Herbert V. Kelly, Sr., '41, B.C.L. '43

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Summer Classes Taught by CLCT Faculty for High School and College Students

Professors Fred Lederer and Iria Giuffrida of the Center for Legal and Court Technology teach a wide variety of short (one to four half-day) summer law courses ranging from Introduction to Law and the U.S. Legal System to Introduction to International Law and Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and the Law. For further information, see the course site or contact Mary Beth Dalton at or call (757) 221-2494.  
How Career Services Can Help Alumni & How You Can List Openings or Schedule Interviews

Are you hiring? We'd welcome hearing from you if you'd like to schedule interviews on campus, via Skype or videoconference, or at off-campus interview programs; request resume collection; or list positions to which students and/or alumni can apply.

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Are you looking for a job? The Office of Career Services gladly assists alumni who are seeking employment or new career opportunities.

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