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 200+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing—and graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.
THE VILLANOVA LAW DIFFERENCE
For the seventh consecutive year, a Villanova Law student has placed in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Annual Writing Competition. Joshua Schmid ’19, earned first place in this year’s competition with his article, “One Final Word in Favor of Broadest Reasonable Interpretation Standard for Claim Construction in AIA Proceedings.”
Villanova Law invites you to commemorate your time as a student at the 2019 Milestone Reunion, May 31 - June 1, 2019. Members of classes ending in 4 and 9 will celebrate milestone reunions, with all Law alumni welcome to attend. An exciting weekend is planned with opportunities to reconnect with classmates, colleagues, professors and friends and revisit memories of years past in the place you once called home.
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law will host the Second Annual ComplianceNet Conference on June 3-4, 2019. With a theme of “Business Ethics,” this year’s Conference seeks to engage participants on how to run ethical companies and how to encourage ethical behavior within organizations.
Continuing Villanova Law’s commitment to bringing renowned leaders in the legal profession to campus, The Honorable Joel Slomsky, Senior United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, joins the Law School’s Dean’s Distinguished Fellows program.
AT A GLANCE
EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT
THE CLASS OF 2020