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ACADEMICS

Training the next generation of Villanova lawyers, leaders and advocates.

 

At the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, our broad-based legal education is grounded in academic rigorpractical hands-on training and a foundation in business that primes graduates for diverse and rewarding legal careers.

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 critical coursework, six clinics and 250+ externship placements, Villanova students learn by doing so they graduate with the knowledge and skills needed for success in today’s competitive job market.

 

WHY VILLANOVA LAW

Christyan Telech

"Villanova's focus on business & law gave me the skills to communicate concepts instantly legitimizing me to my externship supervisors."

-Christyan Telech '18

Gabrielle Weiss

"The invaluable one-on-one client interaction in the clinics taught me how to balance several clients & to prioritize their individual needs."

-Gabrielle Weiss '18

Steve Bertil

"After seeing my work product, the judges trusted me enough to draft orders & opinions on their behalf."

-Steve Bertil '16

Christopher Rodrigues

"My career advisers gave me perspective & oriented me to my future."

-Christopher Rodrigues '19

 

 

 

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DEGREE & CONCENTRATION OPTIONS

 

Whether you are looking for a traditional law degree or to broaden your expertise, we have the degree, concentration or area of study for you.