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Marshall-Wythe E-News
September 26, 2014
Wolfs Support Law School Scholarships With Major Gift
A gift from alumnus and former university Rector Henry C. Wolf '64, J.D. '66 and his wife, Dixie Davis Wolf, has established the 1779 Scholars Fund for law student scholarships. 
The first students who will receive scholarships made possible by the fund will be designated as Wolf Scholars. Read more.

Lawyers as Leaders 

Recently, 20 distinguished alumnae from across the nation returned to campus to speak to students and other alums about the role of lawyers as leaders. Read more.

WHRO Video: "The Puller Clinic: Battling for Benefits"   

 Click here to watch a new video (04:37) by WHRO (PBS, Hampton Roads) about the clinic's work with veterans.
Click here (opens .pdf) to read a new brochure highlighting the work of all nine of our clinics.
Warner Urges Designation of Puller Clinic as Center for Excellence
In an August 27 letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Senator Mark R. Warner of Virginia urged him to designate the Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic as a Veterans Center for Excellence. Read more.

Professor Thomas McSweeney Explores Magna Carta    

Professor McSweeney explores the historic text in anniversary publications sponsored by the ABA and the Library of Congress. He also will help host an IBRL conference on Magna Carta in spring 2016, the 800th anniversary of the text's first reissue. Read more.
Helena Mock Honored as Tucker Adjunct Professor
Alumna Helena Mock J.D. '00 has been awarded the 2014-15 St. George Tucker Adjunct Professor of Law Award, which recognizes outstanding service. Read more.

Law School Hosts Annual Supreme Court Preview  

Just weeks before SCOTUS convenes its new term, legal scholars, judges, lawyers and legal journalists came together to examine cases on the Court's docket during the annual Supreme Court Preview. Read more.

Lawyers Helping Lawyers Group Honors Professor Grover 

Professor Susan Grover has been awarded the James R. Treese Award by the Lawyers Helping Lawyers organization for her exemplary dedication to members of the legal community struggling with impairment issues. Read more.
Poole J.D. '16 Honored as 2014 Anderson Scholar
Kristin Poole J.D. '16  was recently honored as one of TowneBank's 2014 Anderson Scholars. The scholarships were first awarded in 2010 to honor Alvin P. Anderson '70, J.D. '72.
Read more.

New Staff Attorney Joins Puller Clinic 

Aniela K. Szymanski, a former Marine Corps judge advocate, joined us as a visiting professor of practice and staff attorney of the Puller Veterans Benefits Clinic. This new position was made possible through the generosity of the Virginia Law Foundation and the Law School Class of 1984. Read more.

New Students Tour Colonial Williamsburg 

As their second week of classes came to a close, our new students toured Colonial Williamsburg and walked in the footsteps of many of America's founders. Read more





Study in London: Drapers' Scholarship (Deadline, Oct. 15)  

Third-year W&M law students and W&M law alumni who graduated within the last two years are eligible for a scholarship that supports a year of study at Queen Mary College. Application deadline: October 15.  Learn more.

Is Someone You Know Thinking about Law School? Come Learn More About the Application Process on Saturday, November 8  

Deciding to pursue legal education is an important career decision. W&M alumni families are invited to an admission program that explores questions students may have as they prepare to apply to law school.  For more about the program and to register, visit

Save the Date     

How Career Services Can Help Alumni & How You Can List Job Openings or Schedule Interviews

 Are you looking for a job?  The Office of Career Services gladly assists alumni who are seeking employment or new career opportunities. Learn more.


Are you hiring?  We'd welcome hearing from you if you'd like to schedule interviews on campus, via Skype or videoconference, or at off-campus interview programs; request resume collection; or list positions to which students and/or alumni can apply. Learn more.

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