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
National Trial Team Completes Historic Competition Season
During the 2022-23 academic year, members of the National Trial Team found success in various regional and national competitions, facing some of the best law school advocates in simulated jury trials. This year marked the first time in program history that Villanova Law teams received recognition in every competition.
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.
Villanova Law Moot Court Board Thrives in Spring Competitions
Villanova Law’s Moot Court Board members found success competing in national appellate advocacy competitions in spring 2023. Facing law schools across the United States, teams consisted of two students from the Moot Court Board, the principal oral advocacy organization at Villanova Law, which aims to enhance and showcase students’ courtroom and advocacy skill
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).
AT A GLANCE
EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT
THE CLASS OF 2025