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

Villanova Law students spend time as Capitol Hill externs

Villanova Law students spend time as Capitol Hill externs

Colin Milon ’18 and Alyssa Pooler ’19 took advantage of the law school’s close proximity to Washington, D.C. and robust externship opportunities, landing coveted externships on Capitol Hill. Through the convergence of their in-class work and their wide ranging externship assignments, Milon and Pooler were given tangible preparation for their future careers.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

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2018 Jeffrey S. Moorad Center Annual Speaker Series

2018 Jeffrey S. Moorad Center Annual Speaker Series

The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law continues its annual speaker series with four events featuring revealing conversations on the business of sports in fall 2018. The lectures will occur on September 27, October 3, October 17 and November 7.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2018

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Villanova Law students place second in internship Mock Trial Competition

Villanova Law students place second in internship Mock Trial Competition

Villanova Law students Marissa Booth ’19 and Samuel Cooper ’19 took second place in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office 18th Annual Summer Intern Mock Trial Competition.

 

SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

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Welcome Class of 2021!

Welcome Class of 2021

Hailing from 22 states and Puerto Rico, as well as the United Arab Emirates and Canada, the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law’s Class of 2021 was welcomed this week into the Villanova community. The Class is an impressive group of students from diverse backgrounds but with one common trait – outstanding academic credentials.

 

AUGUST 27, 2018

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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