Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

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Centers of Excellence

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Continuing Legal Education


Dean Alexander nominated to join the AALS Executive Committee

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Nominating Committee for 2018 Officers and Members of the Executive Committee recently announced that Mark C. Alexander, Arthur J. Kania Dean of the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, is one of three individuals nominated to join the AALS Executive Committee. Read more

Trial team success at University of Florida Trial Advocacy Tournament

This month, four Villanova Law National Trial Team students competed and finished as quarterfinalists in the University of Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament in Gainesville, Florida. Samuel Cooper ’19, Samantha Fitzpatrick ’19, Jordan Morgan ’19 and LaVelle King ’18 competed against teams from law schools across the country. Read more

Eight Alumni Named to Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” List

Eight alumni from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law were chosen by the Philadelphia Business Journal as part of its “Best of the Bar: Philadelphia's Top Lawyers” list. The list honors attorneys who, within the last 18 months, have distinguished themselves in their respective specialty areas. Read more

Expert commentary on the impact of proposed tax reform  

Professor J. Richard Harvey spoke to numerous national and international media outlets about the effect the GOP’s proposed tax plan will likely have on U.S. multinational corporations. Read more

Law School Event Calendar

Faculty Highlights

Josephine Sandler Nelson: Her paper, "'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Corporate Crime," won both the Holmes-Cardozo Award and Distinguished Proceeding Prize at the 2017 Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Andrew Brandt: His article "The U.S. Supreme Court is Set to Decide on Sports Gambling. Is the NFL Ready for the Result?" appeared in Sports Illustrated on Nov. 28.

Brett Frischmann: Quoted in "As fears cloud net neutrality devbate, is common ground being overlooked?" which appeared in The Christian Science Monitor on Nov. 30.


Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight

Bhaveen R. Jani ’09
Pellettieri Rabstein & Altman

Bhaveen R. Jani '09 is an associate in the Personal Injury department at Pellettieri Rabstein & Altman in Princeton, New Jersey. He concentrates his practice in the areas of motor vehicle personal injury, construction accidents, product defect cases and premises liability claims. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Associate at Blank Rome LLP in the Consumer Finance Litigation group. Jani is also a very active member of the bar and currently serves as the President-Elect of the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey (SABA-NJ) and will serve as the association's President next year. SABA-NJ is a specialty bar organization whose membership includes approximately 150 South Asian New Jersey attorneys, judges and law students throughout New Jersey.