Upcoming Events

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Advocates for Life at Virginia Law (AFL)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Panel: Pro-Life Careers and Advocacy Efforts in Virginia

Josh Hetzler of The Family Foundation, Matt Britton of 40 Days for Life and Jeff Caruso of the Virginia Catholic Conference will describe their career paths in public service and talk about current legal efforts in which their organizations are engaged. A Q&A period will follow. Lunch will be provided and the event is open to the public.

Contact: Elizabeth Hedges
Purcell Reading Room

Alumni Association

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Environmental Law Alumni Workshop

Contact: Ellen Walker
Friday, October 13, 2017

Environmental Law Alumni Workshop

Contact: Ellen Walker

Alumni Relations

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Fall Board and Council Meetings

Contact: Sally M. Black
The Law School
Friday, November 3, 2017

Fall Board and Council Meetings

Contact: Sally M. Black
The Law School
Friday, December 1, 2017

Virginia Admissions to the Bar Ceremony

The date and time for this event are to be determined.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Greater Richmond Convention Center

American Consitution Society for Law and Policy

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
11:45 AM-1:30 PM

Neil Eggleston Lunch Talk

Neil Eggleston, now a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis, will be speaking about the presidency and his experiences in the Obama administration as White House counsel.

Contact: Joseph Calder
Caplin Pavilion

Career Services

Friday, September 22, 2017
11:15 AM-12:30 PM

Career Services LL.M. Resume Workshop

Career Services LL.M. Resume Workshop

Contact: Lauren Parker
WB121
Friday, September 22, 2017
11:45 AM-12:30 PM

Career Services 1L Event: Law Firm Resources Program

Wondering how you will figure out which practice areas you may be interested in, or how to distinguish between law firms? In this session we will cover the different resources available to you to help sort this all out.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
WB152
Friday, September 29, 2017
11:15 AM-12:30 PM

Career Services LL.M. Cover Letter Workshop

Contact: Lauren Parker
WB121
Friday, October 6, 2017
11:15 AM-12:45 PM

Career Services LL.M. Cover Letter Workshop

Contact: Lauren Parker
WB121
Monday, October 16, 2017
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

1L Job Search Kickoff

The Office of Judicial Clerkships, Public Service Center and Office of Career Services invite the 1L class to a job search kickoff. Learn types of 1L summer jobs and the timeline for securing them, as well as the services these offices provide.

Contact: Lynn Stiteler
Caplin Auditorium
Thursday, February 8, 2018

On Ground Interviews (OGI)

February On Ground Interviews (OGI)

Contact: Career Services
Friday, April 13, 2018

1L Mock Interview Day

Program for 1L students to participate in mock interviews with law firm attorneys.

 

Contact: Career Services
Monday, August 6, 2018

On Grounds Interview Week (OGI)

On Grounds Interview Weel (OGI)

Contact: Career Services

Common Law Grounds

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Common Law Grounds Lunch: Should Speech Be Free in Universities?

CLG's first lunch discussion will explore free speech on university campuses. A light lunch will be served. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

Contact: Megan Keenan
Caplin Pavilion

Dean's Office

Thursday, September 28, 2017
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Court of Appeals of Virginia Oral Argument

Sudents may come and go between the three cases, which are each about 30 minutes long.

Contact: Teri Johnson
Caplin Auditorium
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law & Economics Colloquium

With Professor Jon Elster (Columbia University)

Contact: Madison Fisher
Faculty Lounge

Faculty

Thursday, September 21, 2017
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Dual Degree (M.A./J.D.) Information Session

Interested in getting a master's degree while you pursue your J.D.? Come to an information session and Q&A about the Dual-Degree (J.D./M.A.) Program in Legal History.

Contact: Charles Barzun
WB119
Monday, October 2, 2017
11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Cameron Jeffries Lecture and Lunch

Cameron Jeffries, author of "Marine Mammal Conservation and the Law of the Sea," will speak. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Judy Ellis
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
11:00 AM-1:15 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Friday, November 10, 2017
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Sokol Colloquium: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act at 40

Contact: Judy Ellis
Purcell Reading Room
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Legal Theory Workshop

Contact: Pennie Newell
Faculty Lounge

Federalist Society

Thursday, September 21, 2017
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Textualism and the Fourteenth Amendment

Professor Jonathan Mitchell, the former Solicitor General of Texas, asks whether a textualist approach to constitutional interpretation is compatible with the Court's modern equality jurisprudence. Chick-fil-A will be served.

Contact: Robert Smith
WB128

Financial Aid Office

Monday, October 2, 2017
11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Budgeting for Life

Budgeting for Life will teach basic budgeting and personal financial management skills. Led by Financial Aid staff, come and learn how to take control of your finances and develop the skills you will need to manage your resources, now and in the future. Lunch will be served.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
WB152

Human Rights Program

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Prosecuting Terrorists at Military Commissions: Experiences of the First Chief Prosecutor

Contact: Thomas Nachbar
WB104

Lambda Law Alliance

Thursday, September 21, 2017
6:00 PM-10:00 PM

Lambda Movie Night

Contact: Wade Foster
WB278

Law & Economics

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Law & Economics Colloquium

Law & Economics Colloquium: Professor Gary Libecap (University of California Santa Barbara)

Contact: Madison Longmire Fisher
Faculty Lounge

Law and Public Service Program

Thursday, September 28, 2017
5:00 PM-6:30 PM

LPS Meet and Greet

Law and Public Service Meet and Greet

Contact: Margaret Birkel
Purcell Reading Room

Law Library

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Westlaw 1L Training

Contact: Micheal Klepper
WB152

Law School

Monday, October 9, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Fall Break


Tuesday, October 10, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Fall Break


Wednesday, October 11, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Fall Break


Wednesday, November 22, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Thanksgiving Recess


Thursday, November 23, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Thanksgiving Recess


Friday, November 24, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Thanksgiving Recess


Wednesday, December 6, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Classes End


Thursday, December 7, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period


Friday, December 8, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period


Saturday, December 9, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Sunday, December 10, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Monday, December 11, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Tuesday, December 12, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Wednesday, December 13, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Thursday, December 14, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Friday, December 15, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Saturday, December 16, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Sunday, December 17, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Monday, December 18, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Tuesday, December 19, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Wednesday, December 20, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Thursday, December 21, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Saturday, September 15, 2018
4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Test Event

Contact: Mary Wood
Caplin Pavilion

Law School Foundation

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Denver Alumni Reception

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver
Thursday, October 12, 2017
7:00 PM-9:00 PM

NYC Alumni Reception

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Yale Club, New York
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
11:45 AM-1:30 PM

San Francisco Alumni Luncheon

There will be a reception at 11:45 a.m., lunch will begin at 12:15 p.m. Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
University Club, San Francisco
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Palo Alto Alumni Reception

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
The Village Pub, Woodside, CA
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
11:45 AM-1:30 PM

Los Angeles Alumni Luncheon

There will be a reception at 11:45 a.m., lunch will begin at 12:15 p.m. Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Jonathan Club, Los Angeles
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Los Angeles Alumni Reception

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Craft, Los Angeles
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
11:45 AM-1:30 PM

Roanoke Alumni Luncheon

There will be a reception at 11:45 a.m., lunch will begin at 12:15 p.m. Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Hotel Roanoke
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Charlotte Alumni Reception

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Offices of McGuireWoods, Charlotte NC
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:30 PM-8:30 PM

DC Holiday Alumni Reception

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Metropolitan Club, Washington DC
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Charlottesville Holiday Alumni Reception

Please register here.

Contact: Sally M. Black
Keswick Hall

Legal History

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Legal History Workshop

Legal History Workshop with Speaker Gregory Mark from DePaul College of Law

Contact: Cynthia Nicoletti
Purcell Reading Room
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Legal History Workshop

Legal History Workshop with speaker Claire Priest from Yale Law School.

Contact: Cynthia Nicoletti
Purcell Reading Room

Lexis Nexis

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
12:00 PM-12:45 PM

Lexis Nexis Training

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
WB126

Moot Court Board

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Quarterfinals

Contact: Jeremy Bennie
Caplin Auditorium
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
3:00 PM-10:00 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Quarterfinals

Contact: Jeremy Bennie
Caplin Pavilion
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
3:00 PM-10:00 PM

Lile Moot Court Competition Quarterfinals

Contact: Jeremy Bennie
Caplin Pavilion

Public Interest Law Association (PILA)

Thursday, September 28, 2017
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

PILA General Body Meeting

The Public Interest Law Association is holding a general body meeting to discuss the opportunities PILA will be creating for students over the course of the year to come! All are welcome—we hope to see you there.

Contact: Megan Keenan
Caplin Pavilion

Public Service Center

Friday, September 29, 2017
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Careers as a Judge Advocate General (JAG)

Recruiting members of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy JAG Corps, as well as JAG reservist Professor Thomas Nachbar, will talk about their services, what experiences a new judge advocate can expect, and how to apply and be competitive for JAG internships and postgraduate jobs. Lunch will be provided with an RSVP through Symplicity by Sept. 27.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, October 2, 2017
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

The Real Deal: Public Defense

In this final part of a four-part Real Deal series for 1Ls and beyond, the Public Service Center will invite four attorneys to talk about their practices, how people get into their field, and answer questions in a fast-paced, panel format. Agencies represented: Mecklenburg County Public Defender, Charlottesville-Albemarle Public Defender’s Office and the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Virginia. Lunch will be provided with an RSVP through Symplicity by Sept 29.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB126
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Advocating for Workplace Justice

Three labor law attorneys at workers’ rights nonprofits and a federal agency will discuss their practices and how students can get involved in workers’ rights law. Lunch will be provided by RSVP on the “Events” tab on Symplicity by Sept. 29.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
Purcell Reading Room

Rex. E. Lee Law Society

Thursday, September 21, 2017
6:00 PM-8:00 PM

2017 Joseph Smith Lecture Panel Discussion

The 2017 Joseph Smith Lecture is co-sponsored by the Rex E. Lee Law Society and the UVA Mormon Studies program. This panel will feature several individuals who work with refugees in the U.S.

Contact: Austin Westerberg
Caplin Pavilion

Student Bar Association (SBA)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
11:00 AM-1:30 PM

Say "Hey SBA": FYC Spotlight

Say "Hey" to the newest members of the Law School — 1L senators and the First Year Council Committee. Stop by and buy a Foxfield or 3L bonfire ticket and chat with SBA members. Snacks will be on our table as well.

Contact: Toccara Nelson
Table 2
Thursday, September 28, 2017
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Student Bar Association Thursday Social

Students and faculty are welcome.

Contact: Steven Glendon
Spies Garden
Thursday, October 5, 2017
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Student Bar Association Thursday Social

Students and faculty are welcome.

Contact: Steven Glendon
Spies Garden
Thursday, October 26, 2017
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Student Bar Association Thursday Social

Students and faculty are welcome.

Contact: Steven Glendon
Spies Garden
Thursday, November 16, 2017
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Student Bar Association Thursday Social

Students and faculty are welcome.

Contact: Steven Glendon
Spies Garden
Thursday, November 30, 2017
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Student Bar Association Thursday Social

Students and faculty are welcome.

Contact: Steven Glendon
Spies Garden

UVA Engineering’s Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Excellence Through Diversity Distinguished Learning Series: Ronald Sullivan

Professor Ronald Sullivan is a leading theorist in the areas of criminal law, criminal procedure, trial practice and techniques, legal ethics and race theory.  He is the faculty director of the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute and the Harvard Trial Advocacy Workshop.  

Sullivan also serves as Faculty Dean of Winthrop House at Harvard College. He is the first African American ever appointed Faculty Dean in Harvard's history and is a founding member and Senior Fellow of the Jamestown Project. Sullivan is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Morehouse College and the Harvard Law School, where he served as president of the Harvard Black Law Students Association and as general editor of the Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal.


Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Animal Law Society

Thursday, September 21, 2017
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Virginia Animal Law Society General Body Meeting

Hear about events VALS has planned for this year. Chipotle will be served.

Contact: Samantha Hasey
WB154

Virginia Employmen and Labor Law Association

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
12:00 PM-12:30 PM

VELLA General Body Meeting and LSAP Kick-Off

VELLA General Body Meeting and LSAP Kick-Off

Contact: Siarra Rogers
WB102

Virginia Employment and Labor Law Association

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
11:30 AM-12:00 PM

VELLA General Body Meeting and LSAP Kickoff

The Virginia Employment and Labor Law Association kicks off the Law Student Advocacy Project and welcomes new members.

Contact: Siarra Rogers
WB102

Virginia Environmental Law Journal

Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Virginia Environmental Law Forum Fall Symposium

Contact: Tyler Jerrell
Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Law Democrats

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Virginia Law Democrats General Body Meeting

Contact: Alex Downie
WB101

Virginia Law Women

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
3:00 PM-8:00 PM

Virginia Law Women Student-Faculty Wine and Cheese

Join VLW in getting to know classmates, faculty and staff.

Contact: Dascher Pasco
Caplin Pavilion
Saturday, October 21, 2017
12:00 PM-6:00 PM

Elect Her Training

A program of Running Start, Elect Her is an annual, one-day workshop on a college or graduate school campus designed to encourage women to run for political office. Elect Her provides students with research and information about women and politics, inspiring local speakers, and interactive campaign exercises to inspire and equip the next generation of leaders.

Contact: Kendall Burchard
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal

Monday, October 2, 2017
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Virginia Sports and Entertainment Journal Symposium

Contact: Nel-Sylvia Guzman
Purcell Reading Room

West Coast Wahoos

Friday, September 22, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

West Coast Wahoos General Body Meeting

Join West Coast Wahoos for lunch and to learn about the organization.

Contact: Wade Foster
WB128