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Registration for 2021 Reunion is now open!
Law classes ending in ’0, ’1, ’5, and ’6, make plans to join your Richmond Law classmates June 3-5 for three days of virtual celebrations! View the schedule of events here and don’t forget to register here.

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News & Stories

A New Approach to Business Law
A new Law School program launched by Professor Jessica Erickson focuses on networking and connections in business law.
April 5, 2021
Public Service & Legal Research Combine

Students in Professor Joyce Manna Janto’s Advanced Legal Research Course put their skills to use in the pro bono sector, in partnership with the Virginia State Bar.

March 15, 2021
A Bridge to Service
Nicole Gibson, L’20, and Jonathan Walter, L’20, reflect on how the Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program helped jumpstart their legal careers post-graduation.
March 9, 2021
Ingenuity is Key for COVID-Era Library Services

When it comes to operating a law school during a pandemic, librarians face a particularly unique set of obstacles – from connecting remote students with resources to navigating the complexities of socially distanced seating. Here’s how the Muse Law Library took on the challenge.

March 8, 2021
Community Engagement & the Family Law Clinic
Through the Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic, Ellie Pittman, Tori Pivirotto, and Carly Wright use the holistic defense model to engage with the community.

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