Employers

Richmond Law students and graduates combine an understanding of legal theory and the practical knowledge to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world problems with collegiality and professionalism.

Key Facts:

  • The median LSAT score for the Class of 2015 places those students in the top 14% of test takers.
  • As measured by median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA for the Class of 2015 published in 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Reports, Richmond Law ranks 40th among law schools.
  • Since 2011, Richmond Law has climbed 33 spots in the U.S. News & World Reports Law School Rankings.
  • Students in the Class of 2015 represent 26 states and the District of Columbia.
  • Students in the Class of 2015 matriculated from 75 U.S. undergraduate schools (including, among others, Emory, Naval Academy, Northwestern, Swarthmore, Vanderbilt and Virginia), and 2 Canadian ones.
At Your Service

Whether you are seeking permanent, summer or school year assistance, we are at your service. Tell us about your hiring needs, and we can help you identify candidates using the following methods:

  • On- and Off-Campus Recruitment Programs;
  • Resume Collections; or
  • Job Listings.

We also can connect you with student organizations through their leadership. Contact Kym Osterbind, our recruiting coordinator, to learn more.

Recruitment Programs

We host on-campus interviews in the fall and the spring and participate in several regional interview programs throughout the year. If you are unable to interview on campus, we will post your job opportunities on Symplicity, collecting and forwarding student resumes to you. We enjoy working with employers and encourage you to contact us if we may assist you in any way.

On-Campus Interviews

The Career Development Office coordinates the collection of resumes and the scheduling of interviews at the law school free of charge. Most on-campus interviews are scheduled during the months of August through October, February, and March, although interviews may be arranged at other times.

Fall 2014 On-Campus Interview Program

The University of Richmond School of Law invites you to participate in the 2014 Fall Recruitment Program. With a highly competitive student body, distinguished faculty members and premier academic & clinical programs, Richmond Law is committed to the highest standards in legal education, offering organizations outstanding law students and graduates for summer and permanent employment.

Reservations for an on-campus interview can be arranged in one of the following ways:

  1. Through Symplicity
  2. Registering Online
  3. Completing the form and returning it to the Career Development Office, or
  4. Scheduling through the Career Development Office by calling (804) 289-8680

If you are not able to interview on-campus, we will be happy to assist you with the collection of a resume booklet, schedule a Skype interview, or arrange for students to send applications to you directly.

Resume Collection

We will collect all materials (including resumes, transcripts, and writing samples) for employers who are unable to interview on campus, but would like to consider law school students for summer, part-time, or permanent positions. The Career Development Office will provide employers with a resume booklet from interested applicants for consideration.

Resume Direct

Employers may post positions for both students and alumni free of charge. All job listings are posted in the recruiting database Symplicity. Applicants then apply directly to the employer.

Non-Discrimination Policy

All employers should complete an informational form that includes an acknowledgement of our Policy Against Discriminatory Practices prior to posting or interviewing on campus. Our policy states:

The University of Richmond School of Law prohibits discrimination with regards to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, status as a veteran, or any classification protected by local, state or federal law. Use of School of Law resources, facilities or services in the recruitment and employment process affirms an employer's agreement to abide by this policy.

Map and Directions

The School of Law is located on the main campus at the University of Richmond. Visitors to campus may park in the parking lot immediately adjacent to the law school. All spaces are open for faculty, staff, or visitors unless otherwise indicated. The Career Development Office is located in Room 115 of the School of Law. Enter through the doors facing the parking lot and Moody Plaza, walk down the hallway to your right past the Stamp Courtyard and Atrium, and turn right just before the Law Library. The Career Development Office is on your right past the restrooms.