Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Centers of Excellence

Centers of Excellence

CLE Programs

Continuing Legal Education


The 58th Annual The Honorable Theodore L. Reimel Moot Court Competition

This year's final round of the 58th Annual The Honorable Theodore L. Reimel Moot Court Competition is set for November 16, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Martin G. McGuinn '67 Ceremonial Courtroom at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. 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

Professor Michele Pistone awarded the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Medal

Professor Michele Pistone was awarded the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Medal from St. John’s University on September 21. The Medal is given to an outstanding Catholic laywoman who embodies in her life the values and vision of Mother Seton. 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.

Brett Frischmann: Co-authored the article, "Robots have already taken over our work, but they're made of flesh and bones," which appeared in The Guardian on Sept. 25.

Michael Risch: Quoted in the Reuters article "Challenge of Allergan tribal patent deal in uncharted legal territory" on Sept. 14.


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.