Marshall-Wythe E-News
June 4, 2019  

Our May 12 Diploma Ceremony provided a chance to celebrate our Class of 2019 graduates. The Honorable Roger L. Gregory, Chief Judge of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, expressed his confidence in the class during his remarks at the ceremony, and told graduates to never be at peace with injustice. The celebratory weekend included recognition of the contributions and achievements of members of the class, distinguished citizen lawyers and faculty.
Go to our Commencement page to read stories and view photos and videos
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William & Mary Among Most Elite Schools in Federal Judicial Clerkships
According to the most recent employment data released by the ABA, the Law School came in 11th among U.S. law schools in percentage of Class of 2018 graduates that secured full-time, long-term federal judicial clerkships. Joining us in the top 11 are Yale, Stanford, University of Chicago, University of Virginia, Harvard, U.C. Berkeley, University of Michigan, Duke, Vanderbilt and University of Texas.

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Inclusion Task Force Updates

Dean Douglas appointed a Task Force to facilitate our continued work to ensure that every member of our diverse community feels fully welcomed, respected and valued. The Task Force will post updates after each of its monthly meetings. 
Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend in April was amazing! We look forward to seeing everyone next year on April 3 & 4 at Alumni Weekend 2020. 
Law School Alumni Weekend_ April 12-13_ 2019 
Watch it!  Alumni Weekend 2019 Highlights
News from Our Clinical Program

There is so much happening in our nine clinics and in our Virginia Coastal Policy Center. If you haven't seen our spring newsletter yet, please take a peek!
Read our spring newsletter

The Virginia Coastal Policy Center held a day-long Resilience Funding Forum on May 3 that brought experts together to discuss innovative options for coastal localities.

"They basically saved my life." That is what a former military police officer had to say about the Puller Clinic's faculty and staff in a feature story about William & Mary and the military titled "Silent Stories."
Summer Public Service Fellowships 
This year, 109 of our students received summer public service fellowships totaling $288,354. They will assist 100 organizations in 18 states, D.C., and 14 countries.

Read more about summer 2019 fellowships and how the support of so many made these fellowships possible.

Read more about our summer international internships, which are helping students to prepare to practice in a globalized world.
Please Help or Hire a 2019 Graduate

Class of 2019 graduates plan to practice in 18 states - CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, IL, MA, MD, NC, NY, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WV!
If you're hiring for entry-level positions (or know someone who is), please email Ramona Sein ('97) in the Office of Career Services. She can forward the Class of 2019 Resume Book or just the resumes for JDs who want to work in your state.  
Please Support Marshall-Wythe with a Gift by June 30
Marshall-Wythe is 240 years young and still going strong! If you have already made a gift to the Law School this fiscal year, thank you!  If you have not, please help ensure many more years of success by making a gift by June 30.  

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Gifts can be made online until midnight on June 30.  

or via mail at 
William & Mary Law School
P.O. Box 3527
Williamsburg, VA 23187-3527
Checks must be received by June 30.     
or via phone at 
Office of Development & Alumni Affairs at (757) 221-3795
Calls must be received by 5 p.m., Friday, June 28.

July 28 - August 2:  9th Annual Institute of Special Education Advocacy Summer Conference
September 13 - 14: 32nd Annual Supreme Court Preview
October 3 - 4: 16th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
November 6 - 8: 65th Annual William & Mary Tax Conference

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