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

The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integritys, and Compliane

Ethics in Action: Giving Voice to Values in the Law, 3/29

This symposium will bring together leaders in law and ethics and will feature University of Virginia Professor Mary C. Gentile, PhD, the developer of “Giving Voice to Values” (GVV) approach. The approach can help lawyers act effectively and with professionalism. CLE credits available.

MARCH 5, 2019

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Del Raso Family

Del Raso Family Matches the Class of 2019’s 3L Legacy Gifts

Every year, third-year law students are encouraged to make a donation to Villanova Law before they graduate. This year, the Class of 2019 has the opportunity to make an even greater impact through the 3L Legacy Gift thanks to the generosity of the Del Raso Family.

FEBRUARY 22, 2019

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Tulane Professional Football Negotiation Competition

Villanova Students Win Fifth Annual Tulane Professional Football Negotiation Competition

A team of students from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law recently competed in and won the Fifth Annual Tulane Professional Football Negotiation Competition, sponsored by the Tulane Sports Law Society.

FEBRUARY 21, 2019

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Prof. Joy Mullane Appointed Faculty Director of the Grad. Tax Program

Professor Joy Mullane Appointed Faculty Director of the Villanova University Graduate Tax Program

Villanova University announced the appointment of Joy Mullane, Professor of Law, as Faculty Director of its Graduate Tax Program. In her new role, Mullane will oversee the University’s nationally recognized graduate tax program, which is offered both on-campus and online.

FEBRUARY 19, 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