Charles Widger

School of Law

WHY VILLANOVA LAW?

Law School

At Villanova Law, our broad-based legal education is grounded in academic rigor; practical, hands-on training; and a foundation in business that primes graduates for diverse and rewarding legal careers. Wherever your interests may lie—international law, corporate law, intellectual property law or public interest law—you will find programs that will prepare you for the future.

Guided by our Where Law Meets Business philosophy, our programming infuses vital business principles, professional skills, ethical training and practical experiences into each student’s education. Through innovative coursework, six clinics and 200+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing—and graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.

PROGRAMS

JD ADMISSIONS

Applying, visiting our campus and joining the next generation of Villanova lawyers
 

JOINT DEGREES

JD/MBA, JD/MPA, JD/LLM in Taxation and JD/LLM in International Studies
 

GRADUATE TAX

Interdisciplinary, in-depth examination of tax principles and policies
 

CLINICS & EXTERNSHIPS

Hands-on legal experience through our 6 in-house law firms and 200+ externship opportunities

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Preparing our students for professional success through educational offerings and one-on-one career counseling

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Highlighting our comprehensive and innovative student-focused learning goals and assessment plan

THE VILLANOVA LAW DIFFERENCE

Academics

ACADEMICS

Faculty

FACULTY

Student Experience

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Alumni

ALUMNI

Events

EVENTS

Employers

EMPLOYERS

Library

LIBRARY

NEWS

Omeed Firouzi '18 named Brunswick Fellow.

Omeed Firouzi ’18 named a Brunswick Public Service Fellow

In recognition of his work in public interest, Firouzi was named a 2018-2020 American Bar Association Section of Taxation Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellow. He will be working as an attorney in Philadelphia Legal Assistance’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.

 

 

MAY 20, 2018

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In the Media: Andrew Brandt provides expert commentary on SCOTUS sports betting ruling

In the Media: Andrew Brandt provides expert commentary on the recent SCOTUS sports betting decision

Andrew Brandt, Professor of Practice and Executive Director of the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, spoke with national media outlets on the Supreme Court's ruling to allow betting on sports and what it means for the industry.

 

MAY 14, 2018

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Judge Joseph A. Greenaway Jr.

Judge Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit  to deliver Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law’s 2018 Commencement Address, May 18

Mark C. Alexander, Arthur J. Kania Dean of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, announced that Judge Joseph A. Greenaway of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will address the Class of 2018 as the School’s commencement speaker and will also receive the Villanova Law Medallion Award.

 

APRIL 27, 2018

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New Directors to Lead Federal Tax Clinic and Law Library

New Directors to Lead Federal Tax Clinic and Law Library

Mark C. Alexander, The Arthur J. Kania Dean and Professor of Law, recently announced the appointments of Christine Speidel as Assistant Professor and Director of the Federal Tax Clinic, and Amy Emerson as Assistant Professor and Director of the Law Library. Both were hired after rigorous nationwide searches and will join the Law School in July.

 

APRIL 5, 2018

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AT A GLANCE

12

MILES OUTSIDE
PHILADELPHIA

  

200+

EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT

  

6

in-house
legal clinics

  

175

STUDENTS ENTERING
THE CLASS OF 2020

  

35+

SBA-SUPPORTED
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  

10,000

ALUMNI
WORLDWIDE

  

CENTERS & INSTITUTES