Law Briefs
Grand Prize

Congratulations to 3L Natalie Warrington, grand prize winner of the 2014 Global Markets Law Writing Competition. Her article "Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers: Was TBTF a Factor?" will be published in the summer volume of the Global Markets Law Journal.

Summer Fellowships

Congratulations to 2Ls Kristina Ferris and Sarah Padway, both recipients of Peggy Browning Fellowships for this summer out of a pool of candidates from more than 140 law schools. Peggy Browning Fellowships provide law students with unique, diverse, and challenging work experiences fighting for social and economic justice.

Summer Fellowships

Congratulations to 2L Christina Sorensen, recipient of the Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Summer Fellowship. Through the fellowship, students gain experience and insight into the field and provide much needed services to various child welfare offices specializing in representing children, parents, and social service agencies.

National Jurist includes Richmond Law in Best Value Issue

The University of Richmond School of Law rated among the Best Value private law schools according to The National Jurist magazine. See the list.

2014 Influential Women of Virginia

Congratulations to Dean Wendy Perdue and alumnae Lori Jones Bentley, W'90, L'96; Sharon K. Eimer, L'89; Megan Conway Rahman, L'98; and Robin Robertson Starr, L'79, who have been named to the Class of 2014 of "Influential Women of Virginia." See the full list.


John L. Walker III, L'89 was sworn in on January 25, 2014, as the 126th president of The Virginia Bar Association.


Alumnus Mark Herring, L'90, is the 48th Attorney General-elect of Virginia.

Adjunct professor and U.S. Magistrate Judge M. Hannah Lauck is a nominee for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.