SCHOOL OF LAW
WHY VILLANOVA LAW?
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 275+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing—and graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.
JURIS DOCTOR (JD)
CLINICS & EXTERNSHIPS
THE VILLANOVA LAW DIFFERENCE
NEWS & EVENTS
First Annual State and Local Tax Forum, 06/01
The Villanova University Graduate Tax Program hosts its First Annual State and Local Tax (SALT) Forum at Villanova Law on Thursday, June 1. This event will bring together SALT thought leaders from around the country to openly discuss the relevant policy, practice, procedural and technical issues.
Villanova Law is pleased to celebrate the graduates of the Class of 2023. This impressive group of students joins a tight-knit community of more than 12,000 alumni. As they wrapped up their time with us, we asked members of the Class of 2023 to share more about their Villanova Law experience.
Inaugural Building Bridges Event Showcases Civil Discourse
On Tuesday, April 25, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law held its inaugural Building Bridges discussion. The event, part of a new series, featured a fireside chat with former United States Senators Kelly Ayotte ’93 (R-NH) and Russ Feingold (D-WI).
Chief Judge James E. Boasberg of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to Deliver Villanova Law’s 2023 Commencement Address
Mark C. Alexander, The Arthur J. Kania Dean of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, announced that Chief Judge James E. Boasberg of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2023 and will also receive the Villanova Law Medallion Award in recognition of his achievements.
AT A GLANCE
EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT
THE CLASS OF 2025