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Email:  mslupe@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  The American Constitution Society (ACS) is the nation’s leading progressive legal organization, with over 200 student and lawyer chapters nationwide. ACS’s mission is centered around one simple principle: that the law should be a force to improve the lives of all people. At Villanova law, our ACS chapter will serve as a forum for progressive students to discuss key legal and public policy issues such as access to courts, voting, equality, immigration, workers’ rights, and many others. It will also serve as an opportunity for students to interact with progressive lawyers, judges, policy experts, legislators, and academics through panel discussions, guest speakers, and networking events. 

2020-2021 Officers:

President: Madison Slupe, 3L

Vice President: Joe Manganiello, 3L

Secretary: Jack O'Connor, 3L

Treasurer: Mary Jacobs, 3L

Advisor:  Caitlin Barry

Email: artlaw@law.villanova.edu

Mission: 

 Villanova Art Law Society strives to bring the VLS community together through events that celebrate and investigate the interplay of law and the arts.  Each year we, host several speakers, foster community with our Pollock Painting event during Wellness Week each semester, and host an annual end-of-year Art Expo to showcase the talents of VLS students, faculty and staff. 

Advisor: Professor Diane Edelman

2020-2021 Officers: 

President:  Margaret Nolan

Vice President:  Rachel  Insalaco

Secretary:  Gianna Tomeo

Treasurer:  Maximillian Stantiago Jr.

Alumni Outreach:  Meredith Bates

 

 

 

Email: apalsa@law.villanova.edu

Mission: APALSA provides opportunities for Asian and Pacific American law students to further their academic and professional goals and celebrate their culture. APALSA also engages the VLS community in opportunities to participate, educate, and inform themselves of parts of Asian and Pacific American culture

Advisor:  Professor Tuan Samahon

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Andrew Hahm, 2021, President

Vice President:  Madison Slupe, 2021, Vice President

Treasurer:TBD

Secretary: TBD

Professor Tuan Samahon

Email: BLSA@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The VLS Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is an official chapter of the National Black Law Students Association that seeks to foster the profession of law among individuals of Black ancestry as well as other individuals who have an interest in legal issues relevant to the Black community. BLSA strives to meaningfully influence the legal community though various professional, social, and community activities and services

Advisor:  Professor Teressa Ravenell

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Faith Simms, fsimms@law.villanova.edu 

Vice President:   Tamarrin Johnson, tjohns38@law.villanova.edu

Treasurer:Timonthy Kazinduka, tkazindu@law.villanova.edu 

Secretary:  Sierra Stockley, sstockle@law.villanova.edu

Historian:  Anastasia Bowes, abowes@law.villanova.edu

1L liaison:  Taylor Williams, twilli37@law.villanova.edu 

External Affairs Officer:  Verishia Coaxum, vcoaxum@law.villanova.edu

Social Chair: TBA

1L Representative: TBD

 

 

For more information about the VLS BLSA Chapter, please feel free to visit our website at: https://villanovablsa.wixsite.com/vlsblsa

Email:  Brehon@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  The Villanova Brehon Law Society seeks to connect its members with the larger Brehon Law Society chapter of Philadelphia and the national organization in order to celebrate Irish-American achievement in the law and to advance the Brehon Law Society's mission of pursuing justice and advaancing human rights.  Studentsof all ethnic backgrounds are welcome.

Advisor:  Professor Moreland

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  John Howard, '21

Vice Presidents :  Jack O'Connor, '21

Secretary:  Hannah Schroer, '21

 

Email: sblum2@villanova.edu

The Christian Legal Society aiims to create fellowship opportunities within the law school community.  We aim to be a place of refuge in an otherwise high-stress environment.  Additionally, we hope to build a bridge between Villanova and Christian pro-bono activities, such as the Christian Legal Services Clinic.

2020-2021 Officers:  

 President:  Sarah Blum (sblum2@law.villanova.edu)

 Vice President:  Christian Riley (criley17@law.villanova.edu)

 

 Advisor: Fr. Dennis Harten

Email: crimlaw@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

 Create a space for students who are passionate about criminal law to come togrther, along with spreading awareness about all of the different types of opportunities available within criminal law.

 

2020-2021 Officers:

 

 President:  Ally Fifer '22 (afifer@law.villanova.edu)

  Vice President:  Rini '22 (crini@law.villanova.edu)

 Secretary:  Patricia Broe '21 (pbroe@law.villanova.edu)

 Treasurer:  Aubrey Link '22 (alink3@law.villanova.edu)

 2L representative:  John Canning '22 (jcannin1@law.villanova.edu)

Advisors:  Professor Dempsey (most likely Prof.  Chanenson co-advising)

 

 

Email: couelle3@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

The mission of the Corporate Law Society isto provide its members with the knowledge and the connections of the corporate law field.  Our society strives to build upon the corporate law aspect of Villanova Law with events and speakers to get students acquainted with what to expect in the field.

Advisor:  Professor Andrew Lund

2020-2021 Officers:   

President:  Chris Ouellette, 3L

Vice President:  Alexandra Santulli, 2L (asantull@law.villanova.edu)

Secretary/Treasurer:  Olivia Arasim, 2L (oarasim@law.villanova.edu)

Events Coordinator(s):  Patrick Dunbar, 2L (pdunar@law.villanova.edu)

Mellissa Hartlipp, 2L (mhartlip@villanova.edu)

2L Representative(s):  Chris Seaman, 2L (cseaman@law.villanova.edu)

Michael Byrne 2L (mbyrne8@law.villanova.edu)


Email: 

adiblasi@law.villanova.edu

Mission: 

The purpose of the Education Law Society is to create awareness of a part of law that often gets little to no attention. We strive to provide information to the VLS community regarding Education Law, what it is, and how we can get involved.

President: Annemarie DiBlasio (3L)

Vice President: Charles Burrows (2L)

Maryann Robinson

 

 

Email: EELS@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The purpose of the Environmental and Energy Law Society is to inform students of the job opportunities available and insight into the Environmental Law field. In addition, EELS provides students with a network of contacts in the field and courses available for interested to take. 

Advisor: Professor Todd Aagaard

2020-2021 Officers:

 President:  Alice Douglas

 Vice President:  Michael Schmidt

Treasurer- Morgan Harrison

Secretary- Alex Phinn

 

Email:  EMLS@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

The Entertainment and Media Law Society’s mission is to expose Villanova Law students to the essential and fundamental elements of entertainment and media law. Through various events, both on and off-campus, EMLS will provide a network of support within the entertainment and media industry to provide students with essential resources and contacts in the field.

Advisor:  Bernard Resnick

2020-2021 Officers:

President :  Kirsten Reilly, 3L

Vice President:  Rachel Insalaco, 3L

Secretary:  Sophia Machado, 2L

2L Represntative:  Gianna Tomeo, 2L

 

Email:  agirman@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The Villanova Family Law Society seeks to instill a grasp of the family legal  environment into the Villanova Law student body.  The Society plans to educate members of the society through presentations given by faculty members and different Villanova alum, though attending meetings of the Villanova Inn of Court, and through other events throughout the semester.

Advisor: Joni Berner, Esq.

2020-2021 Officers:

Andrew Girman - President; agirman@law.villanova.edu

Aislinn Sroczynski - Vice President; asroczyn@law.villanova.edu

Chris Ouellette - Treasurer: couelle3@law.villanova.edu

Sydney Legagneur - Secretary; slegag01@law.villanova.edu


 

Email: fashion@law.villanova.edu

Our mission to bring together people interested in the different facets of fashion law through lunch and learns, speakers, and symposiums. 

Advisor: Professor Ann Juliano

Officers 2020-2021:

Co-President:  Mary Kate Raczka

Co-President:  Paige Hogan

Treasurer: Julie Eisen

Secretary:  Jenna Hough

Email: swoepse@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The Federal Bar Association is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to serve the interest of  villanova students who are interesFDA seeks to connect these students to federal practitioners and judges through networking events, speaking engagements and panels.

Advisor: Professor Tuan Samahon

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Spencer Woepse, '21

Vice President:  Mark Bell, '21

Secretary:  Mike Schwartz, '21

Treasurer:  Libby Scattergood, '21

Email:  info@fedsoc.org

Mission: The Federalist Society is a student chapter of the national organization, which believes in promoting challenging, intellectual, and respectful discussions normally unavailable in the classroom. We achieve this goal through events, typically with invited conservative or libertarian speakers and a faculty participant, focused on current legal issues or events. 

Advisor:  Professor Tuan Samahon

2020-2021 Officers:

Co-President(s):  Nicolas Burnosky, 2L,  Andrew Klee, 2L & Matthew Marchini, 2L




Email: mmason11@law.villanova.edu

Mission: Since FGL began in October of the Fall 2018 semester, we have quickly grown to have one of the largest and diverse membership bases and have affected lasting, meaningful change on the VLS community. Not only have we accomplished significant action items like changing Villanova’s application language to be more first-gen friendly and creating an Admitted Students Day panel, we have fostered a sense of pride and community among a substantial percentage of the VLS student body and faculty, which had previously been silent and unnoticed. We have begun long-term plans to help First Gens network, get involved, and take pride in their background, even if their peers seem to have more knowledge of the industry. But most of all, we have done our absolute best to provide an outlet and resource to show First Gen students that they have a voice at Villanova Law and they belong here.

Advisors:  Professors Brogan and Robinson

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Megan Mason

Vice President:  Bianca Basilone 

Treasurer:  Samantha Edgell 

Secretary: Ray Levy

Alumni Outreach/Liaison:  TBD 

Social/External Outreach:  TBD

Email: soppenhe@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  The Villanova Law Health Law Society seeks to provide students interested in Health Law information, connections, and opportunities in health law. We strive to provide interesting conversations, panels, and events with practicing attorneys. Furthermore, we encourage students of all educational backgrounds to discover an interest in health law. 

Advisor: Professor Michael Campbell

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Stephanie Oppenheim, (soppenhe@law.villanova.edu)

Vice-President:  Sarah Augustine, (saugust1@law.villanova.edu)

Treasurer:  Samantha Ollman, (sollmann@law.villanova.edu)

SecretaryDelann Fraschetti Finch, (dfrasche@law.villanova.edu)

Email: lalsa@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  The Latin American Law Student Association's ("LALSA") mission is to spread Latinx culture and Latinx community at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. We support our members by connecting them with the area's network of professionals ranging from other Latinx law students to experienced legal professionals in a variety of legal practices. We have ties to the Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania ("HBAPA") and are part of the National Latin American Law Student Association ("NLLSA"), a national network of law students, to bring awareness to the current legal issue affecting Latinx populations in the United States.

Advisor: Professor Moreland

2020-2021 Officers:   

President:  Conrado Asenjo, 3L

Vice Presidents:  TBD

Secretary:  TBD

Treasurer:  TBD

Event Coordinator: TBD

Outreach Coordinator: TBD

2L Representative: TBD

1L Representatives:  TBD

 

 

 

Email: honorboard@law.villanova.edu

Honor Board Website

Mission:  Uphold the honor code in the administering of examinations, elections, and other aspects of the VLS community. Honor Board is critical to ensuring a well functioning academic experience for the students of Villanova

a.  Administer, in conjunction with the Faculty, the Academic Code of Conduct.

b.  Assist the Administration of Villanova Law School in the administration of examinations.

c.  Administer student elections in cooperation with the Student Bar Association.

d.  Review the Academic Code of Conduct at the direction of the Administration.

e.  Undertake other responsibilities that the Administration delegates to the Honor Board.

i.  Chairperson:  Colleen Bulluck (cbulloc1law.villanova.edu) 3L

ii.  Viceperson:  Christian Riley (criley17@law.villanova.edu) 2L

iii.  Secretary:  Nick Dowdle (ndowdle@law.villanova.edu) 2L 

Advisor:  Professor Christine G. Mooney

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our mission is to provide educational and networking opportunities in Immigration Law for the Villanova Law community. We plan to host moderated panels of local immigration lawyers,give presentations on relevant immigration law news, and notify interested students about volunteer opportunities in immigration law.

Mary O'Rourke, President

Ricky Schneider, Vice President

Anja Gleicher, Secretary

Austin Skelton, Treasurer


Advisor:  Rebecca Feldmann

Email: ip@law.villanova.edu

Mission: 

It is the mission of the Villanova University School of Law Intellectual Property Society to:

• Educate its members about the IP legal profession and work/externship opportunities available at and outside     of the law school;

• Raise awareness of current issues, both legal and otherwise, in IP;

• Connect current students with alumni working in the IP sector;

• Foster an inclusive environment where interested students of all educational backgrounds can learn more     about  IP; and

• Further the reputation of VLS as an institution at which successful IP attorneys begin their careers.

Advisor:  Vice Dean Michael Risch

2020-2021 Officers:

 President:  Gregory Habiak 3L

 Vice President:  Liliane Cooper 3L

 Treasurer:  David Pejovic 3L

 Secretary:  Matthew DeLeo 3L

 

 

Email: cjorgens@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  The International Law Society aims to create a greater global awareness at the Villanova Charles Widger school of law by creating opportunities for networking, and education. The group seeks to inform students of opportunities intentionally and encourages collaboration with other global-minded student organizations.

Advisor:  Professors Ruth Gordon, Diane Edelman

2020-2021 Officers:  


President: TBD

Vice President:  Christian Jorgensen

Communications and Recruitment/Retention Director: TBD

Events Coordinator: TBD


 

 

Email: jls@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

The mission of JLSA is to provide a community and outlet for Jewish students at Villanova Law. Being Jewish at a Catholic university presents a unique set of challenges and experiences, and JLSA provides an outlet to discuss those issues as well as bonding opportunities for people with similar backgrounds.

Advisor: Professor Chaim Saiman

2020-2021 Officers:  

Co- President:  Mark Derner, mderner@law.villanova.edu

Co-President:  Gabriella Lipschitz, glipschi@law.villanova.edu

 Treasurer:  Samantha Pulley, spulley@law.villanova.edu

 Secretary:  TBD

Email:  sdranoff@law.villanova.edu

Organizations Email Address: email above 

Mission:  An educational organization of law students celebrating Italian ancestry, history, and culture. Activities are directed towards fostering a spirit of good fellowship and mutual cooperation among its members, maintaining the honor and dignity required of the legal profession, maintaining a high standard of ethical conduct among its members and with other members of the bar, and promoting and encouraging the more profound study of the law.


Advisor: Matthew Carluzzo

2020-2021 Officers: 

Co-Presidents:  Gabri Scott (gscott6@law.villanova.edu) & Marisa Pescatore (mpescato@law.villanova.edu)  

 Vice President:  Stephen Dranoff (sdranoff@law.villanova.edu)

 Secretary:  Luciana Brienza (lbrienza@law.villanova.edu)

 Treasurer:  Gaetano DiPersia (gdipers1@law.villanova.edu)

 

Email: juvenilelawsociety@villanova.edu

Mission: Our goal is to educate the VLS community on how law effects a forgotten group, especially regarding criminal & family law matters. We seek to bring in guests to explain their jobs as they relate to juvenile law as well as how students can get involved.

Advisor:  Prof. Teri Ravenell

2020-2021 Officers:

 Presidents: Karina Norwood & Annie McDermott 

 Vice President:  Antoinnia Fuller

 Treasurer: Position open to interested 1Ls

 Secretary:  Sarah Martinho

 1L Representative:  positions open to interested 1Ls

 

 

 

 

 

Email:  laborlaw@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  The Labor and Employment Law Society (LELS) is focused on exploring issues in the areas of employment law, labor law, and intersecting areas of law. We hope to connect with local practitioners who can encourage Villanova Law students interested in pursuing these fields with beneficial career advice, information on changes in the law, and more. We strive to have events on campus dedicated to current issues in these legal areas and collaborate with other groups on related legal issues.  

Advisor:  Professor Ann Juliano

2020-2021 Officers:

President: Shelby Krafka

Vice-President: Samantha Martin

Treasurer:  Tamar Tellado

Secretary:  Yuliya Khromyak

 

Email:  melsa@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA) aims to educate and raise awareness of the traditions, culture, history, and current events of the Middle East and North Africa. It is through this platform that MELSA seeks to create an open dialogue that promotes cross-cultural understanding. 

Advisor: Matt Saleh

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Keenan Safadi, 2L

Vice President:  Christopher Mdeway, 2L

Treasurer:  Murzia Siddiqui, 2L

 Secretary:  Tarmar Tellado, 2L

3L Advisors:  Mohamed Asker & Meline Derderian

email: 

2020-2021 Officers:

Our purpose is twofold. First, we intend to cultivate a forum on military and veteran issues that is open to all. Second, we endeavor to provide a platform for participants to give back to the community.

Granger Benson, 2021 President

Charles Butrico, 2021, Vice President

TBD,Treasurer

Advisor:  Prof. Ann Juliano

Email Address: dkeefe3@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

National Lawyers Guild is the oldest, largest, and first racially-integrated progressive bar association in the United States. NLG is dedicated to human rights over property interests and fights to eliminate bigotry and safeguard the rights of women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities and workers everywhere.

NLG has been involved in almost every major social movement since its inception, including the union and collective bargaining movement, the Civil Rights movement, Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, antiwar and antinuclear movements, prison abolition, and immigrant and refugee advocacy.

NLG at Villanova works to ensure the presence of a progressive voice at the law school by organizing panels, conversations, and volunteer opportunities in line with the historic activism of the NLG. We also advocate and organize to ensure that minority students feel safe, supported, and celebrated at Villanova Law.

Officers: 2020-2021

President: Delaney Keefe (1L) dkeefe3@law.villanova.edu

Vice President: Kirstin Mohammed (1L)

kmohamm1@law.villanova.edu

Treasurer: Ashley Woodruff (2L)

awoodru2@law.villanova.edu

Head of Outreach: Verishia Coaxum

vcoaxum@law.villanova.edu

 

Advisor:  Caitlin Barry

 


 

Email: outlaw@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

OUTLaw strives to promote LGbTQ+ visibility both on campus and in the broader legal field.  OUTLaw is dedicated to creating safe space for all LGBTQ+ persons, and provide a forumfor issues of importance to the LGBTQ+ community.  OUTLaw seeks to build unity at Villanova Law by offering social, educational and professional development opportunities.

2020-2021 Officers:  

President:  Rachel "Ray" Levy, '21 

Vice President:  Joseph Thomas, '20 

Treasurer:  Elizabeth Mott, '21 

Secretary:  Jillian Brennan, '21 

Advisor:  Caitlin Barry

 

 

 

Email: rvelez2@villanova.edu

Mission: Phi Alpha Delta is the legal fraternity for Villanova Law School. This organization strives to provide social and academic opportunities for the student-members. This fraternity has the only mock trial team that allows for 1L participation, and Phi Alpha Delta travels to a mock trial competition to compete against law schools across the country. Through mock trial, this organization helps students learn about the rules of evidence and court room procedure. 

2020-2021 Officers:

TBD
Advisor:  TBD

Email: probono@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  The Villanova Law Pro Bono Society strives to provide students hands-on opportunities to engage in substantive legal work benefitting indigent and deserving clients. This work is accomplished through partnerships with non-profit organizations in the Philadelphia area, and includes the Wills for Heroes Foundation, the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, the Montgomery County Public Defender's Office, the Christian Legal Clinic of Philadelphia, and the Face to Face birth certificate clinic. The Dorothy Day Award for pro bono service is facilitated through the Pro Bono Society. 

Advisors: Professors  MaryAnn Robinson and Caitlin Barry 

Officers 2020 - 2021:   

President: Sarah Blum

Vice President: Caroline Rini 

Treasurer:  Colleen Bullock 

Secretary:  Lisa Maeyer 

Fundraising Coordinator: Eliza Quattlebaum 


Face to Face
Co-Chair: Yuliya Khromyak 
Co-Chair: Catherine Kapples 


Montco Expungement Clinic: 
Co-Chair: Ronald Avila
Co-Chair: Mary Jacob


Pennsylvania Innocence Project
Chair: Lauren Ferguson

Christian Legal Services
Chair: Hannah Schroer 

Wills for Heroes
Co-Chair: Gabi Lipschitz
Co-Chair: Christopher Mdeway


Senior Law Center

Faculty Advisos: Professor Robinson and Professor Barry


 

 

Email: pifp@law.villanova.edu

PIFP Website

Advisor:  Ann C. Juliano

Mission:  

The Walter Lucas Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP) at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law provides financial support to students who commit their summers to public service legal work. Many law students, dedicated to helping the less fortunate, are limited by financial constraints. Similarly, public interest legal organizations often cannot afford to hire much needed summer interns. Through fundraising, PIFP, an entirely student-run organization, provides summer fellowships to Villanova Law students, who in turn aid the larger community by working with various public interest organizations throughout the region, nation and world to deliver volunteer legal services to those in need.

PIFP 2020-2021 Board

 Director of PIFP:  Katherine Carden, 3L

 Vice Director of PIFP:  Catherine Kappels, 3L

 Secretary & Communications Coordinator:  Gianna Tomeo, 2L

 Volunteer & FellowshipbCoordinators:  Meghan Rafter, 3L

 Special Events Coordinators:  Tasha Nankerville, 2L & Gabriella Lipschitz, 2L

 Treasurer:  Ron Avila, 2L

 Solcitation Coordinator:  Elisabeth Freer, 2L

 Auction Coordinator:  Jerome Shaen, 2L

 Development & Alumni Coordinator:  Anne McDermott, 3L

 Auction Committee:  Andrew Simmons, 2L

 

Email:  athotak@law.villanova.edu

 

Mission: The Villanova Sports Law Society seeks to further the mission of the Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law, hoping to pave the way for future industry leaders in athletics. The Sports Law Society will bring in well-respected professionals with tremendous experience to speak with and mentor students, host fundraisers and competitions to promote school unity, and send students to case competitions around the United States for a chance to not only display their skills, but also network.

 


Advisor: Andrew Brandt

2020-2021 Officers:

President:Arun Thottahara

Vice President(s):  Joseph Manganiello & Stephen Dranoff   

Treasurer:  Austin Meo 

Secretary:  Kristin Dolan 

Email: ndowdle@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The Saint Thomas More Society dedicates itself to promoting the Catholic faith at Villanova Law School. We endeavor to build a sense of community among our members, fostering personal and group spirituality. Through Masses, lectures, retreats and informal social gatherings, we aim to help students incorporate their Catholic faith into their law school experience. Under the patronage of Saint Thomas More, patron saint of lawyers, we strive to support each other in the effort to live lives based on the Gospel and to work for harmony and goodwill throughout the legal community.

Advisor:  Fr, Dennis Harten

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Nick Dowdle, 2L (ndowdle@law.villanova.edu

Vice President:  Hannah Schroer, 3L (hschroe1@law.villanova.edu

Treasurer:  Joseph Thomas, 2L (jthoma55@law.villanova.edu

 

 



 

email : streetlaw@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

To advance justice through classroom education that empower young Philadelphians with legal and civic knowledge, skills and confidence to bring about postive change for themselves and others.

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President:  Anne McDermott, 3L- 

Vice President:  Antionna Fuller, 2L

Secretary :  Emili O'Leary, 2L

Treasurer:  Catherine Kapples, 3L


Outreach Coordinator -TBD 

Internal Affairs - TBD

Curriculum Coordinator -  TBD

Special Events Chair -  TBD

Advisor:  Nicole Papp

Email: sba@law.villanova.edu

See Student Bar Association Website

 

 

 

          

 

 

       

 

 

          

 

 

Email:  bkurrass@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The mission of the Tax Law Society is to expose interested law students to the various opportunities available in tax. Our events will include inviting to campus tax practitioners from law firms, accounting firms, the government, and in-house groups in order to provide an opportunity for students to learn more about these different career paths and connect with professionals in the field. Further, we will hold events promoting the JD/LLM program available to law students. Lastly, we will provide opportunities for students to volunteer in the local community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in the spring.

Advisor: Joy Mullane 

2020-2021 Officers:  

 President:  Benjamin Kurrass, 3L (bkurrass@law.villanova.edu)

 Vice President:  Erin Kane, 3L (ekane10@law.villanova.edu)

 VITA Coordinator:  Kyle Gallo, 3L (kgallo5@law.villanova.edu)

 

Email: democrats@law.villanova.edu

The mission: 

The VLS Dems work to connect law and politics in an inclusive, welcoming environment. The VLS Dems strive to bring engaging democratic speakers, including elected officials and attorneys.

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Madison Slupe, mslupe@law.villanova.edu

Vice President:  TBD

 Secretary:  TBD

 Treasurer:  TBD  

1L reps:  TBD

Advisor:  Professor Ann Juliano

Email: Cleite@law.villanova.edu

Mission: The purpose of theVillanova Law Republicans is to promote the traditional principles of the Republican Party: namely patriotism, free markets, and individual liberty., The Villanova Law Republicans are also committed to promoting respectful political dialogue among all members of the Villanova Law community, regardless of party affiliation.  The Executive Board of the Villanova Law Republicans will host events with political speakers that are open to the general student body and will seek to co-host events with the Federalist Society, the Villanova Law Democrats, and other on-campus political groups.

Advisor: Michael P. Moreland

2020-2021 Officers:   

President:  Celso Leite

 

Email:  rmarvin2@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  Our organization seeks to promote personal injury practice to prospective students; including organizing panel discussions and professional networking events, so students have an opportunity to learn about personal injury, and actively engage with employers in the field

2020-2021 Officers:


 Co-President:  Haley Laut, (hlaut@law.villanova.edu)

 Co-President:  Callie Terris, (cterris@law.villanova.edu) 

 

Advisor:  Michelle Dempsey

Email:  VLSASV@law.villanova.edu 

Mission: Villanova Law Students Against Sexual Violence strive to advocate for Title IX issues and educate our colleagues about current events relating to these issues. In this, we want to have an open, collaborative dialogue between this organization and fellow law students. We hope to prepare law students for their professional transition through programming focused on how Title IX issues translate into our future legal careers.

2020-2021 Officers:

President: Mary Haggerty, 3L

Vice-President:  Cecilia Carreras, 3L

Treasurer  Kassandra Alberico, 3L:

Secretary:  Sarah Wing, 2L

Social Media Coordinator:  Jerry Shaen, 2L

Advisors:  Nancy Whalen 

Email:  VPNG@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  VLS Parents and Non-Traditional Students Group (VPNG) exists to provide support to VLS students who consider themselves ono-traditional or are parents through advocacy with the VLS administration, social and educational programming and mentorship/networking initiatives.

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Liliane Cooper, 3L (LCooper4@law.villanova.edu)

 Vice PresideAmy Phelps, 2L (aphelps@law.villanova.edu)

 Treasurer:  Misty Toothman, 3L (mtoothma@law.villanova.edu)

 Secretary:  Leah George, 3L (Lgeorge@law.villanova.edu)

Social Outreach Coordinator:  Liana CarvalhoPruna, 3L (Lcarval1@law.villanova.edu

Special Events Coordinator:  Brionna Wakefield, 2L (Bwakefie@law.villanova.edu

 2L Rep:  Timothy Kazinduka, 2L (Tkazindu@law.villanova.edu

 

Advisor:  Professor Edelman

Email: wlc@law.villanova.edu

Mission:  

The Women's Law Caucus (WLC) organizes and participates in programs and events to raise awareness about legal and non-legal issues that affect women. The WLC strives to create spaces for its members and the law school community to openly discuss these issues. The WLC has strong relationships with other students groups at the law school and with Villanova alumni. The WLC welcomes any member of the Villanova community to join the organization.

Advisor:  Professor Ann Juliano

2020-2021 Officers:

President:  Hannah Rogers, 3L 

Vice President:  Idna Castellon, 3L 

Treasurer: Madeline Holler, 2L

Secretary:  Kyra Bradley, 2L 

Social Outreach Coordinators:  Hadassah Francis, 2L, Stephanie Oppenheim, 2L 

Special Events Coordinator: Erin Blechschmidt, 2L 

Men's Outreach Coordinator:Jerry Shaen, 2L 

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