Charles Widger

School of Law

WHY VILLANOVA LAW?

Law School

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 200+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing—and graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.

PROGRAMS

JD ADMISSIONS

Applying, visiting our campus and joining the next generation of Villanova lawyers
 

JOINT DEGREES

JD/MBA, JD/MPA, JD/LLM in Taxation and JD/LLM in International Studies
 

GRADUATE TAX

Interdisciplinary, in-depth examination of tax principles and policies
 

CLINICS & EXTERNSHIPS

Hands-on legal experience through our 6 in-house law firms and 200+ externship opportunities

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Preparing our students for professional success through educational offerings and one-on-one career counseling

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Highlighting our comprehensive and innovative student-focused learning goals and assessment plan

THE VILLANOVA LAW DIFFERENCE

Academics

ACADEMICS

Faculty

FACULTY

Student Experience

STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Alumni

ALUMNI

Events

EVENTS

Employers

EMPLOYERS

Library

LIBRARY

NEWS

Law and the Augustinian Tradition Inaugural Lecture Series, Aug. 28

Law and the Augustinian Tradition Inaugural Lecture Series, Aug. 28

Beginning in August 2018, The Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy will be hosting a lecture series on "Law and the Augustinian Tradition." John Witte, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, McDonald Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University School of Law, will be presenting "From Gospel to Law: Martin Luther's Reformation of Law, Politics, and Society." This lecture is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1 Ethics CLE credit.

AUGUST 20, 2018

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Villanova University Appoints E. Michael Zubey, Jr., as Vice President and General Counsel

Villanova University Appoints E. Michael Zubey, Jr., as Vice President and General Counsel

Villanova University President, the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, today announced the appointment of Villanova Law alum E. Michael Zubey, Jr. '93 BA, '96 CWSL, as Vice President and General Counsel, effective Aug. 17. In this role, Zubey will oversee all University legal affairs and is responsible for the vision and leadership of Villanova’s overall legal strategy. As Vice President and General Counsel, he will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and advise the President, Board of Trustees and administrative officers on a broad range of legal matters.

 

AUGUST 6, 2018

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Three Recent Alumni Receive Pro Bono Distinction Award

Three Recent Alumni Receive Pro Bono Distinction Award

The Philadelphia Bar Association presented alums Nikkita Gottling ’18, Pamela Putnam ’18 and Christian Wynne ’18 with the Eve Biskind Klothen Law Student Pro Bono Distinction Award. The award is given to area law students for their commitment to pro bono and public interest work. They were recognized for their pro bono legal work through our in-house clinics, student organizations and externship placements.

 

JULY 3, 2018

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Professors Joy Mullane and Les Book Receive Inaugural Diane E. Ambler ’78 Faculty Curricular Innovation Award

Professors Joy Mullane and Les Book Receive Inaugural Diane E. Ambler ’78 Faculty Curricular Innovation Award

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law recently announced the inaugural Diane E. Ambler '78 Faculty Curricular Innovation Award to recognize faculty members who have distinguished themselves through their innovation in creating pedagogical and curricular changes with a positive impact on the Law School. Professor Les Book and Professor Joy Mullane were named co-recipients of the award for their collaborative development of an innovative model for teaching.

JULY 2, 2018

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AT A GLANCE

12

MILES OUTSIDE
PHILADELPHIA

  

200+

EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT

  

6

in-house
legal clinics

  

175

STUDENTS ENTERING
THE CLASS OF 2020

  

35+

SBA-SUPPORTED
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  

10,000

ALUMNI
WORLDWIDE

  

Advocates. Scholars. Leaders.

CENTERS & INSTITUTES