Upcoming Events

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Alumni Association

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Alumni Reception in Charlotte

Join fellow Charlotte-area UVA Law Alumni for a reception at the offices of McGuire Woods from 6-7:30 p.m.

Contact: Sally Black
Offices of McGuire Woods, Charlotte
Friday, May 12, 2017

Law Alumni Weekend

Join your classmates and fellow UVA Law Alumni for the weekend.  Registration opens in February.

Contact: Sally Black
Law School
Thursday, June 1, 2017
6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Alumni Reception in Richmond

Join fellow Richmond-area UVA Law Alumni for a reception at the Jefferson Hotel from 6-7:30 p.m.  Cost to attend is $10/person.

 

Contact: Sally Black
Jefferson Hotel, Richmond
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Washington, D.C., Alumni Luncheon

Join fellow D.C.-area UVA Law alumni for a luncheon at the Mayflower Hotel.  11:45 a.m. Reception; 12:15 p.m. Luncheon.  Cost to attend is $20/person.

Contact: Sally Black
Mayflower Hotel, D.C.

APALSA

Monday, March 27, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

APALSA Career Day: Pathways to Public Service

Join the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association in welcoming speakers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission. They will be sharing insights on entering public service after law school or transitioning from private-sector careers. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Annie Li
WB 152
Monday, March 27, 2017
5:00 PM-6:30 PM

APALSA Career Day: Succeeding in Big Law

This panel will feature attorneys from Big Law firms, answering questions about OGIs, networking, and navigating your legal career within and beyond the law firm.

Contact: Annie Li
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, March 27, 2017
6:30 PM-8:00 PM

APALSA Career Day Networking Reception

Connect with attorneys and UVA alums from various practices and offices. Food and beverages provided.

Contact: Annie Li
Caplin Pavilion

Career Services

Saturday, March 25, 2017
2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Dean Donovan's 2L Program--Are You a Keeper?

This event, part of Dean Donovan's 2L Program, asks: Are you a keeper? (RSVP on Symplicity)

Contact: Sherry Morris
WB154
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Bank of America Summer Program Presentation

Attorneys from Bank of America's Legal Department will discuss what it's like to work in-house, the role of a junior attorney and Bank of America's 2L summer program.

Contact: Lauren Ventre
Purcell Reading Room
Monday, April 3, 2017
5:00 PM-7:00 PM

1L Mock Interview Day Pre-Reception

Law firm attorneys will be on Grounds to conduct mock interviews for 1L students. This reception will welcome employers to the Law Grounds and is open to all firm and student Mock Interview Day participants.

Contact: Patrice Hayden
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

1L Mock Interview Day

Law firm attorneys will be on Grounds to conduct mock interviews for 1L students. This is a great way to get practice with representatives from actual employers before heading off to a summer employer. A reception for all Mock Interview Day participants will be held on April 3 in Caplin Pavilion.

Contact: Patrice M. Hayden
Interview Rooms
Thursday, April 6, 2017
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Cravath Presents: Why You Should Consider an Elite New York Practice

Len Teti '05 from Cravath, Swaine & Moore will talk about what it's like to work at a New York law firm, the types of practices available and the role of a junior attorney. All students interested in working at an elite New York law firm are encouraged to attend. Food and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP via the Events tab in Symplicity.

Contact: Lauren Ventre
SL294
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Quinn Emanuel: Life of a Trial

Come hear attorneys from Quinn Emanuel talk about the trial process.

Contact: Patrice Hayden
WB126

Clerkships

Thursday, March 23, 2017
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

1L Clerkship Kick-off

This event will provide information for 1Ls interested in post-graduate clerkships.

Contact: Ruth Payne
WB101
Friday, April 7, 2017
11:45 AM-1:15 PM

Clerking for a State Supreme Court

Justice James P. Bassett of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn of the Virginia Supreme Court will discuss what it is like to clerk on a state's highest court and answer student questions

Contact: Ruth Payne
SL294

Dean's Office

Friday, April 7, 2017
9:30 AM-8:00 PM

Virginia Tax Study Group

Tax law experts will come to the law school for a daylong conference. Topics discussed will include potential tax law developments in 2017, administrative practices of the IRS, taxation of international transactions and corporate tax reform. Events will take place in the Purcell Reading Room, the Faculty Lounge and WB128.

Contact: Teri Johnson
Purcell Reading Room
Friday, April 21, 2017
3:00 PM-5:30 PM

Chair Lecture with Professor Rich Hynes

Contact: Teri Johnson
Caplin Pavilion

Domestic Violence Project

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Breyond Gender: Combating the Effects of the Traditional Gender Narrative on Domestic Violence

As part of this year's National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW), from April 2-8th, the Domestic Violence Project is hosting a panel discussion about how gender stereotypes and heteronormative perceptions of domestic violence have impacted efforts to both prevent and respond to instances of interpersonal violence. The guest speakers will also attend the NCVRW Intersectionality Lunch taking place after the panel.

Contact: Julia Schast
Purcell Reading Room
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
12:00 PM-2:30 PM

National Crime Victims' Rights Week Intersectionality Lunch

In honor of this year's National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 2-8, 2017), the Domestic Violence Project is co-sponsoring a lunch for all students and faculty at the law school to discuss the legal and social struggles facing victims of different crimes. The lunch will begin with a keynote address, followed by small breakout discussions with several professors and visiting practitioners.

Contact: Julia Schast
Caplin Pavilion

Faculty

Friday, March 24, 2017
3:30 PM-4:45 PM

Faculty Workshop — "Equity and the Right to Do Wrong"

Andrew Gold, DePaul College of Law, will speak as part of the faculty workshop series.

Contact: Rose Jowdy
Faculty Lounge
Monday, April 10, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

A Conversation With Federal Judges

Dean Risa Goluboff will host an informal talk with three judges: Vince Chhabria of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Michelle Friedland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Alison Nathan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The judges will discuss their views on clerks, their judging experiences and their career paths. Lunch will be provided.


Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, June 8, 2017
9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Racial Justice After Obama: Reconsidering the Goals and Methods for Law Reform

This workshop will bring together a group of interdisciplinary scholars to reexamine the determinants of persistent racial inequality. In particular, we will explore the role of segregation — of neighborhoods, schools, social networks, families — in reproducing, or reflecting, racial inequality. The workshop aims to build stronger ties between legal academics and social scientists.

Contact: Teri Johnson
SL 294
Friday, June 9, 2017
9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Racial Justice After Obama: Reconsidering the Goals and Methods for Law Reform

This workshop will bring together a group of interdisciplinary scholars to reexamine the determinants of persistent racial inequality. In particular, we will explore the role of segregation—of neighborhoods, schools, social networks, families—in reproducing, or reflecting, racial inequality. The workshop aims to build stronger ties between legal academics and social scientists.

Contact: Teri Johnson
SL 294

Feminist Legal Forum

Thursday, March 30, 2017
12:45 PM-2:15 PM

Feminist Legal Forum Spring General Body Meeting

At the Feminist Legal Forum's spring general body meeting we will discuss upcoming events and talk about how you can become a co-chair for next year. Pizza will be provided.

Contact: Lauren Cassady
WB154

Financial Aid Office

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Student Loan Reports Distributed

The U.S. Department of Education requires that all student loan borrowers complete exit counseling. Additionally, the School of Law requires that all borrowers attend an in-person group counseling session. Prior to the session, we will provide you with a listing of your federal student loans, and arrange for you to pick that listing up from the financial aid staff at Table 6 in Hunton Williams Hall. Students will need to present their ID in person to pick up their information. No student may pick up information for another student.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
Table 6
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Real World Finances: Tax Preparation

This event will provide information about tax preparation.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
WB152
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Student Loan Reports Distributed

The U.S. Department of Education requires that all student loan borrowers complete exit counseling. Additionally, the School of Law requires that all borrowers attend an in-person group counseling session. Prior to the session, we will provide you with a listing of your federal student loans, and arrange for you to pick that listing up from the financial aid staff at Table 6 in Hunton Williams Hall. Students will need to present their ID in person to pick up their information. No student may pick up information for another student.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
Table 6
Thursday, March 30, 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Student Loan Reports Distributed

The U.S. Department of Education requires that all student loan borrowers complete exit counseling. Additionally, the School of Law requires that all borrowers attend an in-person group counseling session. Prior to the session, we will provide you with a listing of your federal student loans, and arrange for you to pick that listing up from the financial aid staff at Table 6 in Hunton Williams Hall. Students will need to present their ID in person to pick up their information. No student may pick up information for another student.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
Table 6
Monday, April 3, 2017
11:45 AM-1:00 PM

Student Loan Exit Counseling

Information covered in student loan exit counseling will include: contacting your lenders; loan repayment options; loan deferment, forbearance and consolidation; debt management strategies and tax benefits; Income-Based Repayment (IBR) and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and the Virginia Loan Forgiveness Program. It will be an information-packed hour, and we will be available for questions following the presentation. If you have borrowed student loans during your time here at UVA Law, schedule to attend the session offered in Caplin Auditorium.

Contact: Jennifer Hulvey
Caplin Auditorium

HRSP

Thursday, March 23, 2017
3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Human Rights Study Project: HRSP Info Session

The students working on Virginia Law's Human Rights Study Project will host a presentation on human rights in Zambia, reflecting on our research and experience in Lusaka and Livingstone this January. We are especially excited to welcome our special guest, Southern Africa Litigation Centre's Brigadier Siachitema, who has years of experience litigating human rights disputes. We welcome questions about our studies, the trip, and how to get involved with HRSP in future years.


Purcell Reading Room

Human Rights Program

Friday, March 31, 2017
1:00 PM-12:00 AM

What's Next for Human Rights Scholarship? An International Conference

This interdisciplinary conference will host scholars in several disciplines, including law, history, Jewish studies and political science to reflect on future directions for scholarship in the field.

Contact: Kevin Cope
Caplin Pavilion
Saturday, April 1, 2017
12:00 AM-6:00 PM

What's Next for Human Rights Scholarship? An International Conference

This interdisciplinary conference will host scholars in several disciplines, including law, history, Jewish studies and political science to reflect on future directions for scholarship in the field.

Contact: Kevin Cope
Caplin Pavilion

John Bassett Moore Society of International Law

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

A Conversation on President Trump's Trade Policies

Join UVA Law alum Paul DeLaney '02 for a conversation on President Trump's trade policies. DeLaney will offer his perspective on President Trump's trade agenda and compare it to those of past administrations. DeLaney is a partner at the Kyle House Group, a consulting firm in D.C. He previously served as International Trade Counsel for Senator Orrin Hatch, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Finance; as Senior Attorney for Trade and International Affairs at FedEx Express; and at the Office of the United States Trade Representative as deputy chief of staff for U.S. Trade Representatives Rob Portman and Susan Schwab. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Jonathan Babcock
WB128

Law School

Friday, April 21, 2017
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Faculty Workshop with Professor Rich Hynes, UVA

Friday Faculty Workshop

Contact: Rose Jowdy
FacLounge
Friday, April 28, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Classes End


Saturday, April 29, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period


Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period


Monday, May 1, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Tuesday, May 2, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Wednesday, May 3, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Thursday, May 4, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Friday, May 5, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Saturday, May 6, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Sunday, May 7, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Monday, May 8, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Tuesday, May 9, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Wednesday, May 10, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Thursday, May 11, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period


Sunday, May 21, 2017
1:15 AM-4:00 AM

Commencement/Graduation

Click on the link above for details on graduation (schedule, parking, directions, maps).


Holcombe T. Green Lawn
Monday, August 14, 2017
12:00 AM

Orientation for LL.M. students

Begins week of August 14.


Monday, August 21, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Orientation for First-year,Transfer, and Exchange Students


Tuesday, August 22, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Orientation for First-year,Transfer, and Exchange Students


Wednesday, August 23, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

First Year Classes Begin


Wednesday, August 30, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Upper-Level Class Begin


Wednesday, September 6, 2017
4:00 PM

Add/Drop Period Ends


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 Periods


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

Exam Periods


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

Exam Period


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

Exam Periods


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

Exam Periods


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

Exam Periods


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

Exam Periods


Libel Show

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:00 PM-11:00 PM

The Libel Show

Dress Rehearsal for the Libel Show

Contact: Joshua Freda
Caplin Auditorium
Thursday, March 30, 2017
12:00 AM-6:00 PM

The Libel Show

Show Night 1 for the Libel Show

Contact: Joshua Freda
Caplin Auditorium
Friday, March 31, 2017
12:00 AM-11:00 PM

The Libel Show

Show Night 2 for the Libel Show

Contact: Joshua Freda
Caplin Auditorium

Moot Court Board

Saturday, March 25, 2017
11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Lile Moot Court Final Competition

Contact: Paul Atkinson
Caplin Pavilion

Public Service Center

Friday, March 24, 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM

PILA Grant Acceptance Form Drop Off

Students who have received a PILA Grant for the summer can submit their acceptance forms during one of three sessions:  Mar. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Mar. 24 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; Mar. 24 2:00-4:00 p.m. Students must sign up for an individual time slot through the Events tab in Symplicity in order to submit forms.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB127
Friday, March 24, 2017
2:00 PM-4:00 PM

PILA Grant Acceptance Form Drop Off

Students who have received a PILA Grant for the summer can submit their acceptance forms during one of three sessions:  Mar. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Mar. 24 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; Mar. 24 2:00-4:00 p.m. Students must sign up for an individual time slot through the Events tab in Symplicity in order to submit forms.

Contact: Andrew Broaddus
WB127
Monday, March 27, 2017
3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Service to American Consumers: Careers at the FTC

Henry Su '90 will talk about different avenues for antitrust practice at the FTC as counsel to the Commissioners and in the Bureau of Competition.

Contact: Annie Kim
WB129
Monday, April 3, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

On the Fence? OGI or NoGI

Are you a 1L interested in a career in public service and trying to decide whether you want to participate in firm OGI? Come discuss the various pros and cons of OGI and decide whether it is the right path for your personal and career goals. Lunch provided with RSVP on Symplicity (RSVPs required due to limited space).

Contact: Lawton Tufts
WB129

Student Bar Association (SBA)

Thursday, April 20, 2017
5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Charge to the Class of 2017

Professor Anne Coughlin will deliver the Charge to the Class of 2017.

Contact: Sami Al-Marzoog
Caplin Pavilion

Student Legal Forum

Thursday, March 23, 2017
5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Student Legal Forum Annual Elections

The Student Legal Forum will elect next year's board. Please come if you are interested in running for the board or interested in joining the Student Legal Forum.

Contact: Devon McCurdy
WB104a
Thursday, March 30, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Defending "Vices": A Legal Career

Donna More, partner at Fox Rothschild, provides nationwide services to clients operating in the highly regulated medical cannabis, liquor and gambling industries. She will speak about her career defending "vices" and will also field questions from students. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Nathan D. Tyre
Purcell Reading Room

The Federalist Society

Friday, March 24, 2017
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Judge David Stras

Associate Justice David Stras of the Minnesota Supreme Court will speak at the Law School.

Contact: Abby Hollenstein
WB154

UVA Law Human Rights Program

Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Continued Violation and Denial of Women's Land and Property Rights in Southern Africa

Brigadier Siachitema, project lawyer of the Women's Land and Property Rights Programme, will discuss the status of women's land and property rights in Southern Africa. Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Rachel Davidson Raycraft
Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Animal Law Society

Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Paw Review

In VALS’s annual fundraiser, the pets of student and faculty compete to receive the title of the law school’s most loved pet. Virginia Animal Law Society will have pet photos set up at a Hunton & Williams table from March 13-24. Votes are taken by donation to the favorite pet photo, and prizes (plus bragging rights) will be given to the winning pet owners. This year we are raising funds for the Fluvanna SPCA, a local no-kill shelter in need of funds to support its medical programs and construction of pet exercise pens.

Contact: Alicia Roll
Tables 1 and 2
Friday, March 24, 2017
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Paw Review

In VALS’s annual fundraiser, the pets of student and faculty compete to receive the title of the law school’s most loved pet. Virginia Animal Law Society will have pet photos set up at a Hunton & Williams table from March 13-24. Votes are taken by donation to the favorite pet photo, and prizes (plus bragging rights) will be given to the winning pet owners. This year we are raising funds for the Fluvanna SPCA, a local no-kill shelter in need of funds to support its medical programs and construction of pet exercise pens.

Contact: Alicia Roll
Tables 1 and 2

Virginia Environmental Law Forum

Monday, March 27, 2017
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Judge Pam Reeves Kingston Coal Ash Talk

Judge Pam Reeves (Eastern Distric, Tenn.) will discuss her work as a mediator in the multi-party case that arose from the massive coal ash spill in Kingston, Tenn. in 2008. Judge Reeves will discuss the history of the fuel plant, the spill itself, the litigation as it developed over the course of 4 years and the mediation process, including some of the non-traditional techniques she and her co-mediator used to finally bring closure.

Contact: James Dennison
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Journal of Criminal Law

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Criminal Justice and Mental Illness

From police shootings to competency hearings to the death penalty, issues of mental health surface widely in some of the most controversial parts of our system of criminal justice. This year's Virginia Journal of Criminal Law Symposium will analyze how well equipped we are in dealing with mental illness as it surfaces in defendants and members of the community. Experts in will discuss the ways in which Virginia is on the forefront when it comes to these issues, as well as ideas for reform and further improvement. Virginia 23rd District Judge Jacqueline Ward-Talevi will deliver the keynote address at 11:45 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. More

Contact: Liesel Schapira
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Journal of International Law

Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:15 PM-7:00 PM

The Obama Doctrine: International Law and Foreign Policy Under the 44th President

The 66th Annual International Law Symposium will bring foreign policy and international law experts from academia, private practice and non-governmental organizations to the Law School to analyze major foreign policy initiatives of the Obama Administration. The symposium will also explore how these Obama-era initiatives may be altered or reshaped under President Trump. Lunch will be served, and a reception will follow. | More

Contact: Lauren Sandground
Caplin Pavilion

Virginia Law Women

Thursday, April 6, 2017
4:00 PM-7:30 PM

Women in Public Service

This event is a unique opportunity for law students to meet with women attorneys succeeding in public service and to hear their insights and perspectives. The evening's format will include panel and roundtable discussions followed by a networking reception. Please email VLWPublicService@gmail.com with any questions.

Contact: Cassandra Jonas
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Running Start Talk

A representative from Running Start — a nonpartisan organization that trains and empowers girls and women to run for political office — will give a talk encouraging women from UVA's Law and Public Policy Schools to run for office. This is an intro talk, with the intention to organize a full training next fall. See more about Running Start at http://runningstartonline.org/.

Contact: Cassandra Jonas
Purcell Reading Room

Virginia Sports Law Society

Thursday, April 13, 2017
6:00 PM-9:30 PM

VSLS Movie Night

The Virginia Sports Law Society will host a movie night.

Contact: Steven Morris
WB278