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
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.
The Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP) of Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law will host its 2019 PIFP Auction on Saturday, February 23 at 6 p.m. Comprised of both silent and live auctions, the event features items donated by individuals and businesses throughout Greater Philadelphia and across the country.
The Honorable Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in November 2017. Before joining the bench, she served on the faculty of the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she continues to teach. The lecture is free and open to the public and approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1 substantive CLE credits.
The Philadelphia Bar Association (PBA) recently honored three Villanova Law alumni with awards for judicial service, dedication toward serving the public interest and legal writing.
AT A GLANCE
EXTERNSHIPS IN NONPROFIT,
CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT
THE CLASS OF 2020