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Mission:  The American Constitution Society (ACS) is the nation’s leading progressive legal organization, with over 200 student and lawyer chapters nationwide. ACS’s mission is centered around one simple principle: that the law should be a force to improve the lives of all people. At Villanova law, our ACS chapter will serve as a forum for progressive students to discuss key legal and public policy issues such as access to courts, voting, equality, immigration, workers’ rights, and many others. It will also serve as an opportunity for students to interact with progressive lawyers, judges, policy experts, legislators, and academics through panel discussions, guest speakers, and networking events. 

2020-2021 Officers:

President: Madison Slupe, 3L

Vice President: Joe Manganiello, 3L

Secretary: Jack O'Connor, 3L

Treasurer: Mary Jacobs, 3L

Advisor:  Caitlin Barry



 Villanova Art Law Society strives to bring the VLS community together through events that celebrate and investigate the interplay of law and the arts.  Each year we, host several speakers, foster community with our Pollock Painting event during Wellness Week each semester, and host an annual end-of-year Art Expo to showcase the talents of VLS students, faculty and staff. 

Advisor: Professor Diane Edelman

2020-2021 Officers: 

President:  Margaret Nolan

Vice President:  Rachel  Insalaco

Secretary:  Gianna Tomeo

Treasurer:  Maximillian Stantiago Jr.

Alumni Outreach:  Meredith Bates





Mission: APALSA provides opportunities for Asian and Pacific American law students to further their academic and professional goals and celebrate their culture. APALSA also engages the VLS community in opportunities to participate, educate, and inform themselves of parts of Asian and Pacific American culture

Advisor:  Professor Tuan Samahon

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Andrew Hahm, 2021, President

Vice President:  Madison Slupe, 2021, Vice President


Secretary: TBD

Professor Tuan Samahon


Mission: The VLS Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is an official chapter of the National Black Law Students Association that seeks to foster the profession of law among individuals of Black ancestry as well as other individuals who have an interest in legal issues relevant to the Black community. BLSA strives to meaningfully influence the legal community though various professional, social, and community activities and services

Advisor:  Professor Teressa Ravenell

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Faith Simms, 

Vice President:   Tamarrin Johnson,

Treasurer:Timonthy Kazinduka, 

Secretary:  Sierra Stockley,

Historian:  Anastasia Bowes,

1L liaison:  Taylor Williams, 

External Affairs Officer:  Verishia Coaxum,

Social Chair: TBA

1L Representative: TBD



For more information about the VLS BLSA Chapter, please feel free to visit our website at:


Mission:  The Villanova Brehon Law Society seeks to connect its members with the larger Brehon Law Society chapter of Philadelphia and the national organization in order to celebrate Irish-American achievement in the law and to advance the Brehon Law Society's mission of pursuing justice and advaancing human rights.  Studentsof all ethnic backgrounds are welcome.

Advisor:  Professor Moreland

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  John Howard, '21

Vice Presidents :  Jack O'Connor, '21

Secretary:  Hannah Schroer, '21



The Christian Legal Society aiims to create fellowship opportunities within the law school community.  We aim to be a place of refuge in an otherwise high-stress environment.  Additionally, we hope to build a bridge between Villanova and Christian pro-bono activities, such as the Christian Legal Services Clinic.

2020-2021 Officers:  

 President:  Sarah Blum (

 Vice President:  Christian Riley (


 Advisor: Fr. Dennis Harten



 Create a space for students who are passionate about criminal law to come togrther, along with spreading awareness about all of the different types of opportunities available within criminal law.


2020-2021 Officers:


 President:  Ally Fifer '22 (

  Vice President:  Rini '22 (

 Secretary:  Patricia Broe '21 (

 Treasurer:  Aubrey Link '22 (

 2L representative:  John Canning '22 (

Advisors:  Professor Dempsey (most likely Prof.  Chanenson co-advising)





The Corporate Law Society’s mission is to support and promote the education, scholarship, and professional development of its members at the intersection of law and business. The Society organizes lectures by prominent business and legal professionals, conducts student workshops, and sponsors networking events.

Advisor:  Professor Andrew Lund

2020-2021 Officers:   

President:                      Chris Ouellette, 3L

Vice President:              Alexandra Santulli, 2L

Secretary/Treasurer:     Olivia Arasim, 2L

Events Coordinator(s):  Patrick Dunbar, 2L

                                         Mellissa Hartlipp, 2L,

2L Representative(s):    Chris Seaman, 2L

                                         Michael Byrne 2L

1L Representative(s):    Josh Harris, 1L

                                        Scott Kingsbury, 1L




To support the education and professional development of its members, through legal informational sessions and workshops, guest lectures, and sponsored networking events, in the growing legal field of data privacy and cybersecurity.

Organizations Email:

2020 - 2021 Officers:

President:          Chris Ouellette -

Vice President:  Andrew Girman -

Treasurer:           Francesco Campese -

Secretary:           Aislinn Sroczynski -

Advisor:              TBD



The purpose of the Education Law Society is to create awareness of a part of law that often gets little to no attention. We strive to provide information to the VLS community regarding Education Law, what it is, and how we can get involved.

President: Annemarie DiBlasio (3L)

Vice President: Charles Burrows (2L)

Maryann Robinson




Mission: The purpose of the Environmental and Energy Law Society is to inform students of the job opportunities available and insight into the Environmental Law field. In addition, EELS provides students with a network of contacts in the field and courses available for interested to take. 

Advisor: Professor Todd Aagaard

2020-2021 Officers:

 President:  Alice Douglas

 Vice President:  Michael Schmidt

Treasurer- Morgan Harrison

Secretary- Alex Phinn




The Entertainment and Media Law Society’s mission is to expose Villanova Law students to the essential and fundamental elements of entertainment and media law. Through various events, both on and off-campus, EMLS will provide a network of support within the entertainment and media industry to provide students with essential resources and contacts in the field.

Advisor:  Bernard Resnick

2020-2021 Officers:

President :  Kirsten Reilly, 3L

Vice President:  Rachel Insalaco, 3L

Secretary:  Sophia Machado, 2L

2L Represntative:  Gianna Tomeo, 2L



Mission: The Villanova Family Law Society seeks to instill a grasp of the family legal  environment into the Villanova Law student body.  The Society plans to educate members of the society through presentations given by faculty members and different Villanova alum, though attending meetings of the Villanova Inn of Court, and through other events throughout the semester.

Advisor: Joni Berner, Esq.

2020-2021 Officers:

Andrew Girman - President;

Aislinn Sroczynski - Vice President;

Chris Ouellette - Treasurer:

Sydney Legagneur - Secretary;



Our mission to bring together people interested in the different facets of fashion law through lunch and learns, speakers, and symposiums. 

Advisor: Professor Ann Juliano

Officers 2020-2021:

Co-President:  Mary Kate Raczka

Co-President:  Paige Hogan

Treasurer: Julie Eisen

Secretary:  Jenna Hough


Mission: The Federal Bar Association is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to serve the interest of  villanova students who are interesFDA seeks to connect these students to federal practitioners and judges through networking events, speaking engagements and panels.

Advisor: Professor Tuan Samahon

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Spencer Woepse, '21

Vice President:  Mark Bell, '21

Secretary:  Mike Schwartz, '21

Treasurer:  Libby Scattergood, '21


Mission: The Federalist Society is a student chapter of the national organization, which believes in promoting challenging, intellectual, and respectful discussions normally unavailable in the classroom. We achieve this goal through events, typically with invited conservative or libertarian speakers and a faculty participant, focused on current legal issues or events. 

Advisor:  Professor Michael Moreland

2020-2021 Officers:

Co-President(s):  Nicolas Burnosky, 2L,  Andrew Klee, 2L & Matthew Marchini, 2L


Mission: Since FGL began in October of the Fall 2018 semester, we have quickly grown to have one of the largest and diverse membership bases and have affected lasting, meaningful change on the VLS community. Not only have we accomplished significant action items like changing Villanova’s application language to be more first-gen friendly and creating an Admitted Students Day panel, we have fostered a sense of pride and community among a substantial percentage of the VLS student body and faculty, which had previously been silent and unnoticed. We have begun long-term plans to help First Gens network, get involved, and take pride in their background, even if their peers seem to have more knowledge of the industry. But most of all, we have done our absolute best to provide an outlet and resource to show First Gen students that they have a voice at Villanova Law and they belong here.

Advisors:  Professors Brogan and Robinson

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Megan Mason

Vice President:  Bianca Basilone 

Treasurer:  Samantha Edgell 

Secretary: Ray Levy

Alumni Outreach/Liaison:  TBD 

Social/External Outreach:  TBD


Mission:  The Villanova Law Health Law Society seeks to provide students interested in Health Law information, connections, and opportunities in health law. We strive to provide interesting conversations, panels, and events with practicing attorneys. Furthermore, we encourage students of all educational backgrounds to discover an interest in health law. 

Advisor: Professor Michael Campbell

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Stephanie Oppenheim, (

Vice-President:  Sarah Augustine, (

Treasurer:  Samantha Ollman, (

SecretaryDelann Fraschetti Finch, (


Mission:  The Latin American Law Student Association's ("LALSA") mission is to spread Latinx culture and Latinx community at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. We support our members by connecting them with the area's network of professionals ranging from other Latinx law students to experienced legal professionals in a variety of legal practices. We have ties to the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania ("HBAPA") and are part of the National Latin American Law Student Association ("NLLSA"), a national network of law students, to bring awareness to the current legal issue affecting Latinx populations in the United States.

Advisor: Professor Moreland

2020-2021 Officers:   

President:  Conrado Asenjo, 3L

Vice Presidents:  TBD

Secretary:  TBD

Treasurer:  TBD

Event Coordinator: TBD

Outreach Coordinator: TBD

2L Representative: TBD

1L Representatives:  TBD





Honor Board Website

Mission:  Uphold the honor code in the administering of examinations, elections, and other aspects of the VLS community. Honor Board is critical to ensuring a well functioning academic experience for the students of Villanova

a.  Administer, in conjunction with the Faculty, the Academic Code of Conduct.

b.  Assist the Administration of Villanova Law School in the administration of examinations.

c.  Administer student elections in cooperation with the Student Bar Association.

d.  Review the Academic Code of Conduct at the direction of the Administration.

e.  Undertake other responsibilities that the Administration delegates to the Honor Board.

i.  Chairperson:  Colleen Bulluck ( 3L

ii.  Viceperson:  Christian Riley ( 2L

iii.  Secretary:  Nick Dowdle ( 2L 

Advisor:  Professor Christine G. Mooney







Our mission is to provide educational and networking opportunities in Immigration Law for the Villanova Law community. We plan to host moderated panels of local immigration lawyers,give presentations on relevant immigration law news, and notify interested students about volunteer opportunities in immigration law.

Catherine Kapples, 3L and Mel Derderian, 3L, President

Analhi Lizarraga Burciaga, 3L, Secretary

1L Representatives:  Lily Haddad and Melissa Durante

Advisors:  Caitlin Barry and Frances Kreimer



It is the mission of the Villanova University School of Law Intellectual Property Society to:

• Educate its members about the IP legal profession and work/externship opportunities available at and outside     of the law school;

• Raise awareness of current issues, both legal and otherwise, in IP;

• Connect current students with alumni working in the IP sector;

• Foster an inclusive environment where interested students of all educational backgrounds can learn more     about  IP; and

• Further the reputation of VLS as an institution at which successful IP attorneys begin their careers.

Advisor:  Vice Dean Michael Risch

2020-2021 Officers:

 President:  Gregory Habiak 3L

 Vice President:  Liliane Cooper 3L

 Treasurer:  David Pejovic 3L

 Secretary:  Matthew DeLeo 3L




Mission:  The International Law Society aims to create a greater global awareness at the Villanova Charles Widger school of law by creating opportunities for networking, and education. The group seeks to inform students of opportunities intentionally and encourages collaboration with other global-minded student organizations.

Advisor:  Professors Ruth Gordon, Diane Edelman

2020-2021 Officers:  

President: Kristi Arty, Class of 2022,

Vice President:  Kyra Bradley, Class of 2022,

Secretary:  Erin Pine, Class of 2022,

Events Coordinator: Mikaela Chianese, Class of 2022,

Treasurer:  Alex Kaczynski, Class of 2022,

1L Reps:  Taylor Malatesta, Class of 2023,

                 Lily Haddad, Class of 2023,

                 Alex Hubschmidt, Class of 2023,





The mission of JLSA is to provide a community and outlet for Jewish students at Villanova Law. Being Jewish at a Catholic university presents a unique set of challenges and experiences, and JLSA provides an outlet to discuss those issues as well as bonding opportunities for people with similar backgrounds.

Advisor: Professor Chaim Saiman

2020-2021 Officers:  

Co- President:  Mark Derner,

Co-President:  Gabriella Lipschitz,

 Treasurer:  Samantha Pulley,

 Secretary:  TBD


Organizations Email Address: email above 

Mission:  An educational organization of law students celebrating Italian ancestry, history, and culture. Activities are directed towards fostering a spirit of good fellowship and mutual cooperation among its members, maintaining the honor and dignity required of the legal profession, maintaining a high standard of ethical conduct among its members and with other members of the bar, and promoting and encouraging the more profound study of the law.

Advisor: Matthew Carluzzo

2020-2021 Officers: 

Co-Presidents:  Gabri Scott ( & Marisa Pescatore (  

 Vice President:  Stephen Dranoff (

 Secretary:  Luciana Brienza (

 Treasurer:  Gaetano DiPersia (



Mission: Our goal is to educate the VLS community on how law effects a forgotten group, especially regarding criminal & family law matters. We seek to bring in guests to explain their jobs as they relate to juvenile law as well as how students can get involved.

Advisor:  Prof. Teri Ravenell

2020-2021 Officers:

 Presidents: Karina Norwood & Annie McDermott 

 Vice President:  Antoinnia Fuller

 Treasurer: Position open to interested 1Ls

 Secretary:  Sarah Martinho

 1L Representative:  positions open to interested 1Ls







Mission:  The Labor and Employment Law Society (LELS) is focused on exploring issues in the areas of employment law, labor law, and intersecting areas of law. We hope to connect with local practitioners who can encourage Villanova Law students interested in pursuing these fields with beneficial career advice, information on changes in the law, and more. We strive to have events on campus dedicated to current issues in these legal areas and collaborate with other groups on related legal issues.  

Advisor:  Professor Ann Juliano

2020-2021 Officers:

President: Shelby Krafka

Vice-President: Samantha Martin

Treasurer:  Tamar Tellado

Secretary:  Yuliya Khromyak



Mission: The Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA) aims to educate and raise awareness of the traditions, culture, history, and current events of the Middle East and North Africa. It is through this platform that MELSA seeks to create an open dialogue that promotes cross-cultural understanding. 

Advisor: Matt Saleh

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Keenan Safadi, 2L

Vice President:  Christopher Mdeway, 2L

Treasurer:  Murzia Siddiqui, 2L

Secretary:  Tarmar Tellado, 2L

3L Advisors:  Mohamed Asker & Meline Derderian

1L Advisor: Alexandra Romano


2020-2021 Officers:

Our purpose is twofold. First, we intend to cultivate a forum on military and veteran issues that is open to all. Second, we endeavor to provide a platform for participants to give back to the community.

Granger Benson, 2021 President

Charles Butrico, 2021, Vice President


Advisor:  Prof. Ann Juliano

Email Address:


National Lawyers Guild is the oldest, largest, and first racially-integrated progressive bar association in the United States. NLG is dedicated to human rights over property interests and fights to eliminate bigotry and safeguard the rights of women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities and workers everywhere.

NLG has been involved in almost every major social movement since its inception, including the union and collective bargaining movement, the Civil Rights movement, Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, antiwar and antinuclear movements, prison abolition, and immigrant and refugee advocacy.

NLG at Villanova works to ensure the presence of a progressive voice at the law school by organizing panels, conversations, and volunteer opportunities in line with the historic activism of the NLG. We also advocate and organize to ensure that minority students feel safe, supported, and celebrated at Villanova Law.

Officers: 2020-2021

President: Delaney Keefe (1L)

Vice President: Kirstin Mohammed (1L)

Treasurer: Ashley Woodruff (2L)

Head of Outreach: Verishia Coaxum


Advisor:  Caitlin Barry





OUTLaw strives to promote LGbTQ+ visibility both on campus and in the broader legal field.  OUTLaw is dedicated to creating safe space for all LGBTQ+ persons, and provide a forumfor issues of importance to the LGBTQ+ community.  OUTLaw seeks to build unity at Villanova Law by offering social, educational and professional development opportunities.

2020-2021 Officers:  

President:  Rachel "Ray" Levy, '21 

Vice President:  Joseph Thomas, '20 

Treasurer:  Elizabeth Mott, '21 

Secretary:  Jillian Brennan, '21 

Advisor:  Caitlin Barry





Mission: Phi Alpha Delta is the legal fraternity for Villanova Law School. This organization strives to provide social and academic opportunities for the student-members. This fraternity has the only mock trial team that allows for 1L participation, and Phi Alpha Delta travels to a mock trial competition to compete against law schools across the country. Through mock trial, this organization helps students learn about the rules of evidence and court room procedure. 

2020-2021 Officers:

Advisor:  TBD

Mission Statement:  TBD

Organizations Email

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  TBD

Vice President: TBD

Secretary:  TBD

Advisor:  TBD

Treasurer:  TBD

Social Media Blog Coordinator:  TBD

2 2L Representatives:  TBD




Mission:  The Villanova Law Pro Bono Society strives to provide students hands-on opportunities to engage in substantive legal work benefitting indigent and deserving clients. This work is accomplished through partnerships with non-profit organizations in the Philadelphia area, and includes the Wills for Heroes Foundation, the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, the Montgomery County Public Defender's Office, the Christian Legal Clinic of Philadelphia, and the Face to Face birth certificate clinic. The Dorothy Day Award for pro bono service is facilitated through the Pro Bono Society. 

Advisors: Professors  MaryAnn Robinson and Caitlin Barry 

Officers 2020 - 2021:   

President: Sarah Blum

Vice President: Caroline Rini 

Treasurer:  Colleen Bullock 

Secretary:  Lisa Maeyer 

Fundraising Coordinator: Eliza Quattlebaum 

Face to Face
Co-Chair: Yuliya Khromyak 
Co-Chair: Catherine Kapples 

Montco Expungement Clinic: 
Co-Chair: Ronald Avila
Co-Chair: Mary Jacob

Pennsylvania Innocence Project
Chair: Lauren Ferguson

Christian Legal Services
Chair: Hannah Schroer 

Wills for Heroes
Co-Chair: Gabi Lipschitz
Co-Chair: Christopher Mdeway

Senior Law Center

Faculty Advisos: Professor Robinson and Professor Barry




PIFP Website

Advisor:  Ann C. Juliano


The Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP) at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law provides financial support to students who commit their summers to public service legal work. Many law students, dedicated to helping the less fortunate, are limited by financial constraints. Similarly, public interest legal organizations often cannot afford to hire much needed summer interns. Through fundraising, PIFP, an entirely student-run organization, provides summer fellowships to Villanova Law students, who in turn aid the larger community by working with various public interest organizations throughout the region, nation and world to deliver volunteer legal services to those in need.

PIFP 2020-2021 Board

 Director of PIFP:  Katherine Carden, 3L

 Vice Director of PIFP:  Catherine Kappels, 3L

 Secretary & Communications Coordinator:  Gianna Tomeo, 2L

 Volunteer & FellowshipbCoordinators:  Meghan Rafter, 3L

 Special Events Coordinators:  Tasha Nankerville, 2L & Gabriella Lipschitz, 2L

 Treasurer:  Ron Avila, 2L

 Solcitation Coordinator:  Elisabeth Freer, 2L

 Auction Coordinator:  Jerome Shaen, 2L

 Development & Alumni Coordinator:  Anne McDermott, 3L

 Auction Committee:  Andrew Simmons, 2L




Mission:  the goal of the Villanova Real Estate Law Society is to provide students who are interested in Real Estate law with opportunities to connect with practicing lawyers in the field, foster connections, and learn about real estate law in practice.  The society plans to create these opportunities through panels with local practitioners and alumni in the field as well as creating a sharable database of new internships and symposiums for thoses interested in learning more about the field.


Officers - 2020-2021

President:          Sophia Machado ( 2L

Vice President:  Catherine Pelham ( 2L

Secretary:           Tony Sebia 2L

Treasurer:           TBD

3L Rep.:              TBD 


2L Rep.:              Gianna Tomeo 2L

1L Rep.:              TBD

Advisor:               Prof. David Caudill







Mission: The Villanova Sports Law Society seeks to further the mission of the Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, hoping to pave the way for future industry leaders in athletics. The Sports Law Society will bring in well-respected professionals with tremendous experience to speak with and mentor students, host fundraisers and competitions to promote school unity, and send students to case competitions around the United States for a chance to not only display their skills, but also network.


Advisor: Andrew Brandt

2020-2021 Officers:

President:Arun Thottahara

Vice President(s):  Joseph Manganiello & Stephen Dranoff   

Treasurer:  Austin Meo 

Secretary:  Kristin Dolan 


Mission: The Saint Thomas More Society dedicates itself to promoting the Catholic faith at Villanova Law School. We endeavor to build a sense of community among our members, fostering personal and group spirituality. Through Masses, lectures, retreats and informal social gatherings, we aim to help students incorporate their Catholic faith into their law school experience. Under the patronage of Saint Thomas More, patron saint of lawyers, we strive to support each other in the effort to live lives based on the Gospel and to work for harmony and goodwill throughout the legal community.

Advisor:  Fr, Dennis Harten

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Nick Dowdle, 2L (

Vice President:  Hannah Schroer, 3L (

Treasurer:  Joseph Thomas, 2L (




email :


To advance justice through classroom education that empower young Philadelphians with legal and civic knowledge, skills and confidence to bring about postive change for themselves and others.


President:  Anne McDermott, 3L- 

Vice President:  Antionna Fuller, 2L

Secretary :  Emili O'Leary, 2L

Treasurer:  Catherine Kapples, 3L

Outreach Coordinator -TBD 

Internal Affairs - TBD

Curriculum Coordinator -  TBD

Special Events Chair -  TBD

Advisor:  Nicole Papp


See Student Bar Association Website














Mission: The mission of the Tax Law Society is to expose interested law students to the various opportunities available in tax. Our events will include inviting to campus tax practitioners from law firms, accounting firms, the government, and in-house groups in order to provide an opportunity for students to learn more about these different career paths and connect with professionals in the field. Further, we will hold events promoting the JD/LLM program available to law students. Lastly, we will provide opportunities for students to volunteer in the local community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in the spring.

Advisor: Joy Mullane 

2020-2021 Officers:  

 President:  Benjamin Kurrass, 3L (

 Vice President:  Erin Kane, 3L (

 VITA Coordinator:  Kyle Gallo, 3L (



The mission: 

The VLS Dems work to connect law and politics in an inclusive, welcoming environment. The VLS Dems strive to bring engaging democratic speakers, including elected officials and attorneys.

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Madison Slupe,

Vice President:  TBD

 Secretary:  TBD

 Treasurer:  TBD  

1L reps:  TBD

Advisor:  Professor Ann Juliano


Mission: The purpose of theVillanova Law Republicans is to promote the traditional principles of the Republican Party: namely patriotism, free markets, and individual liberty., The Villanova Law Republicans are also committed to promoting respectful political dialogue among all members of the Villanova Law community, regardless of party affiliation.  The Executive Board of the Villanova Law Republicans will host events with political speakers that are open to the general student body and will seek to co-host events with the Federalist Society, the Villanova Law Democrats, and other on-campus political groups.

Advisor: Michael P. Moreland

2020-2021 Officers:   

President:  Sean Skedziewski, 1L,

Vice President:  Jessica Kaczinski, 1L,



Mission:  Our organization seeks to promote personal injury practice to prospective students; including organizing panel discussions and professional networking events, so students have an opportunity to learn about personal injury, and actively engage with employers in the field

2020-2021 Officers:

 Co-President:  Haley Laut, (

 Co-President:  Callie Terris, ( 


Advisor:  Michelle Dempsey


Mission: Villanova Law Students Against Sexual Violence strive to advocate for Title IX issues and educate our colleagues about current events relating to these issues. In this, we want to have an open, collaborative dialogue between this organization and fellow law students. We hope to prepare law students for their professional transition through programming focused on how Title IX issues translate into our future legal careers.

2020-2021 Officers:

President: Mary Haggerty, 3L

Vice-President:  Cecilia Carreras, 3L

Treasurer  Kassandra Alberico, 3L:

Secretary:  Sarah Wing, 2L

Social Media Coordinator:  Jerry Shaen, 2L

Advisors:  Nancy Whalen 


Mission:  VLS Parents and Non-Traditional Students Group (VPNG) exists to provide support to VLS students who consider themselves ono-traditional or are parents through advocacy with the VLS administration, social and educational programming and mentorship/networking initiatives.

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Liliane Cooper, 3L (

 Vice PresideAmy Phelps, 2L (

 Treasurer:  Misty Toothman, 3L (

 Secretary:  Leah George, 3L (

Social Outreach Coordinator:  Liana CarvalhoPruna, 3L (

Special Events Coordinator:  Brionna Wakefield, 2L (

 2L Rep:  Timothy Kazinduka, 2L (


Advisor:  Professor Edelman



The Women's Law Caucus (WLC) organizes and participates in programs and events to raise awareness about legal and non-legal issues that affect women. The WLC strives to create spaces for its members and the law school community to openly discuss these issues. The WLC has strong relationships with other students groups at the law school and with Villanova alumni. The WLC welcomes any member of the Villanova community to join the organization.

Advisor:  Professor Ann Juliano

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Hannah Rogers, 3L 

Vice President:  Idna Castellon, 3L 

Treasurer: Madeline Holler, 2L

Secretary:  Kyra Bradley, 2L 

Social Outreach Coordinators:  Hadassah Francis, 2L, Stephanie Oppenheim, 2L 

Special Events Coordinator: Erin Blechschmidt, 2L 

Men's Outreach Coordinator:Jerry Shaen, 2L