Category Archives: School of Law

Q&A with WLSO Presidents Thayer Case and Madeline Morcelle

Madelin Morcelle '15 and Thayer Case '15

Part of our ongoing series of Q&As with student leaders, Thayer Case and Madeline Morcelle, co-presidents of the Women Law Students Organization, discuss the importance of participating in activities outside the classroom and what WLSO has planned for the coming year.

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Why W&L Law: 1L Lizzy Williams Likes to Learn…A Lot

Lizzy Williams '17L

We asked several of our 1L students to discuss their decision to attend W&L Law. Next up is Lizzy Williams, a graduate of Smith College from Austin, Texas.

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Hon. Robert Payne '63, '67L and W&L Law Dean Named Leaders in the Law

Dean Nora Demleitner

The Hon. Robert E Payne '63, '67L, Senior Judge from the Eastern District of Virginia, and Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Nora Demleitner were honored as "Leaders in the Law" on Oct. 23 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

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James W. Jennings Jr. '65, '72L Receives 2014 Excellence in Civil Litigation Award

James Jennings

During this year's annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, James W. Jennings Jr., a principal at Woods Rogers in Roanoke, Virginia, received the 2014 Excellence in Civil Litigation Award.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, plus Davis Moot Court Report

3L Paul Wiley takes his turn arguing before Justice Alito and colleagues.

3L Hannah Shtein reports on the Davis competition and provides a rundown of upcoming events in the area.

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W&L Law Student Newspaper Wins Top ABA Award for Second Straight Year

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For the second year in a row The Law News, student newspaper at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has won the award for the finest law school newspaper in the country.

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Why W&L Law: 1L Dowin Coffy Gives His Top 6 Reasons

Dowin Coffy '17L

We asked several of our 1L students to discuss their decision to attend W&L Law. Dowin Coffy, a graduate of Andrews University from Miami, gives his top six reasons for coming to W&L.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge: Fall Means Apples and Football

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Our weekly roundup of events in the area (and elsewhere) includes not one, but two apple festivals. This is Virginia after all.

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Why W&L Law: For 1L Clint Williams, It Was All About the Visit

Clint Williams '17L

We asked several of our 1L students to discuss their decision to attend W&L Law. For Clint Williams, a graduate of the University of Utah from Salt Lake, it was all about the visit.

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What's Up in Lexington/Rockbridge, Fall Break Edition

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With undergrad Parent's Weekend in full swing, Law students are scattering for a short fall break. But if you are staying around LexVegas, here are few diversions.

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