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

Lisa Riley '20 Awarded 2019 Judge William M. Marutani Fellowship

Lisa Riley ’20 Awarded 2019 Judge William M. Marutani Fellowship

Lisa Riley ’20 has been named a recipient of the 2019 Judge William M. Marutani Fellowship, which is awarded to students who show a commitment to public service. The Fellowship provides a stipend for a summer internship with a nonprofit public interest organization or with a federal, state or municipal government in Pennsylvania. This summer, Riley will be serving as a legal intern for the Consumer Bankruptcy Assistance Project.

 

JUNE 14, 2019

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Sarah Baranik de Alarcón ’19 Awarded Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grant

Sarah Baranik de Alarcón ’19 Awarded Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Grant

Sarah Baranik de Alarcón ’19 was recently selected by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program, offering students grants to conduct research, study and teach abroad.

JUNE 5, 2019

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Ask the Grad: Class of 2019

Ask the Grad: Class of 2019

The Villanova University Charles Widger School is pleased to celebrate the graduates of the Class of 2019. This impressive group of students—poised for success—joins a tight-knit community of more than 10,000 Villanova Lawyers. Before they embark on their next big adventure, we asked members of the Class of 2019 to share more about their Villanova Law experience.

MAY 23, 2019

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Joshua Schmid '19

Joshua Schmid ’19 Wins PA Bar Association Intellectual Property Writing Competition

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.”

MAY 20, 2019

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AT A GLANCE

12

MILES OUTSIDE
PHILADELPHIA

  

250+

EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT

  

6

in-house
legal clinics

  

175

STUDENTS ENTERING
THE CLASS OF 2020

  

40+

SBA-SUPPORTED
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

  

10,000

ALUMNI
WORLDWIDE

  

Advocates. Scholars. Leaders.

CENTERS & INSTITUTES