Upcoming Events

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Administrative Event

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

LexisAdvance Training

Sabrina Chester will lead LexisAdvance training.

Contact: Jessica Douglas

WB101
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

LexisAdvance Training

Sabrina Chester will lead LexisAdvance training.

Contact: Jessica Douglas

WB101
Monday, April 10, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

LexisAdvance Training

Sabrina Chester will lead LexisAdvance training.

Contact: Jessica Douglas

WB101
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

LexisAdvance Training

Sabrina Chester will lead LexisAdvance training.

Contact: Jessica Douglas

WB101

Alumni

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
Sponsor: Alumni Association
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
Sponsor: Alumni Association
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
Sponsor: Alumni Association
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
Sponsor: Alumni Association
Mayflower Hotel, D.C.

Career

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
Sponsor: Career Services
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
Sponsor: Career Services
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
Sponsor: Career Services
Caplin Pavilion
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
Sponsor: Career Services
SL294
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
Sponsor: Clerkships
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
Sponsor: Career Services
WB126

Constitutional Law

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
4:30 PM-8:00 PM

Federalist Society Annual Banquet

Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Justice James P. Bassett of the New Hampshire Supreme Court will speak at the annual Federalist Society Banquet.

Contact: Robert Smith
Sponsor: Federalist Society
Caplin Pavilion

Criminal Law

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
Sponsor: Domestic Violence Project
Purcell Reading Room

Faculty

Friday, March 31, 2017
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Faculty Workshop Professor Gillian Metzger Columbia Law School

Contact: Rose Jowdy

FacLounge
Monday, April 3, 2017
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Legal Theory Workshop with Matt Adler, Duke Law


Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 7, 2017
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Faculty Workshop: Professor Emily Zackin, Johns Hopkins University

Contact: Rose Jowdy

Faculty Lounge
Friday, April 14, 2017
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Faculty Workshop: Professor Tom Merrill, Columbia Law School

Contact: Rose Jowdy

FacLounge
Friday, April 28, 2017
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Faculty Workshop: Professor Camille Gear Rich, USC Gould School of Law

Contact: Rose Jowdy

FacLounge

Human Rights

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. Please register here.

Contact: Kevin Cope
Sponsor: Human Rights Program
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. Please register here.

Contact: Kevin Cope
Sponsor: Human Rights Program
Caplin Pavilion

International/National Security 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
Sponsor: John Bassett Moore Society of International Law
WB128

Jurisprudence/ Comparative Law

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
Sponsor: The Federalist Society
WB154

Law and Economics

Thursday, March 30, 2017
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law & Economics Colloquium

Professor Emily Owens, University of Pennsylvania, will address the law and economics colloquium.

Contact: Rose Jowdy

FacLounge
Thursday, April 13, 2017
11:30 AM-12:50 PM

Law & Economics Colloquium

Professor Jim Naughton, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, will address the law and economics colloquium.

Contact: Rose Jowdy

FacLounge
Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:30 AM-12:45 PM

Law & Economics Colloquium

Professor Day Manoli, University of Texas at Austin, will address the law and economics colloquium.

Contact: Rose Jowdy

Faculty Lounge

Law School

Saturday, March 25, 2017
12:00 AM-10:00 PM

The Libel Show

Tech Rehearsal for the Libel Show

Contact: Joshua Freda

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

Lile Moot Court Final Competition

Contact: Paul Atkinson
Sponsor: Moot Court Board
Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:00 PM-11:00 PM

The Libel Show

Dress Rehearsal for the Libel Show

Contact: Joshua Freda
Sponsor: Libel Show
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
Sponsor: Libel Show
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
Sponsor: Libel Show
Caplin Auditorium
Sunday, April 2, 2017
12:00 PM-6:00 PM

The Libel Show

Clean up for the Libel Show

Contact: Joshua Freda

Caplin Auditorium
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
Sponsor: Domestic Violence Project
Caplin Pavilion
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
Sponsor: Virginia Law Women
Caplin Pavilion
Friday, April 7, 2017
8:30 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. Please register for this event here.

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Dean's Office
Purcell Reading Room
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
Sponsor: Student Bar Association (SBA)
Caplin Pavilion
Friday, April 21, 2017
3:00 PM-5:30 PM

Chair Lecture with Professor Rich Hynes

Contact: Teri Johnson
Sponsor: Dean's Office
Caplin Pavilion
Friday, April 21, 2017
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Faculty Workshop with Professor Rich Hynes, UVA

Friday Faculty Workshop

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

Classes End

Sponsor: Law School
Saturday, April 29, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School
Sunday, April 30, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, May 1, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, May 4, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, May 5, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Saturday, May 6, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Sunday, May 7, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, May 8, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, May 11, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
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).

Sponsor: Law School
Holcombe T. Green Lawn
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
Sponsor: Faculty
SL 294
Monday, August 14, 2017
12:00 AM

Orientation for LL.M. students

Begins week of August 14.

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, August 21, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Orientation for First-year,Transfer, and Exchange Students

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Orientation for First-year,Transfer, and Exchange Students

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

First Year Classes Begin

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Upper-Level Class Begin

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
4:00 PM

Add/Drop Period Ends

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, October 9, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Fall Break

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Fall Break

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Fall Break

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Thanksgiving Recess

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, November 23, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Thanksgiving Recess

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, November 24, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Thanksgiving Recess

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Classes End

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, December 7, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, December 8, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Reading Period

Sponsor: Law School
Saturday, December 9, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Sunday, December 10, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, December 11, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, December 14, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Friday, December 15, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Periods

Sponsor: Law School
Saturday, December 16, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Periods

Sponsor: Law School
Sunday, December 17, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Period

Sponsor: Law School
Monday, December 18, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Periods

Sponsor: Law School
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Periods

Sponsor: Law School
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Periods

Sponsor: Law School
Thursday, December 21, 2017
12:00 AM-12:00 AM

Exam Periods

Sponsor: Law School

Meetings

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
Sponsor: Feminist Legal Forum
WB154

Politics

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
Sponsor: Virginia Law Women
Purcell Reading Room

Public Service

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
Sponsor: Virginia Animal Law Society
Tables 1 and 2
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
Sponsor: Public Service Center
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
Sponsor: Public Service Center
WB127
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
Sponsor: Virginia Environmental Law Forum
Caplin Pavilion
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
Sponsor: Public Service Center
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
Sponsor: Public Service Center
WB129

Student Life

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
Sponsor: Financial Aid Office
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
Sponsor: Financial Aid Office
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
Sponsor: Financial Aid Office
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
Sponsor: Financial Aid Office
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
Sponsor: Financial Aid Office
Caplin Auditorium
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
Sponsor: Virginia Sports Law Society
WB278