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W. Clark Williams Jr.

Professor of Law

  • Profile

    Professor Clark Williams teaches and writes in the areas of civil procedure, conflict of laws, and structure of the Virginia judicial system. He has also served as a consultant to various court systems and bar organizations on their rules of practice and procedure. From 1995 to 2014, Professor Williams served as the School of Law’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

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    • Memberships

      Reporter, Appellate Rules Advisory Committee, DeNovo Revision Advisory Comm., Supreme Court of Virginia


      Executive Director, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

    • Professional Experience

      Professor of Law (1985 - present)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (1995 - 2014)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Director, Clinical Placement Program (1994 - 1998)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Associate Professor of Law (1982 - 1985)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Assistant Professor of Law (1979 - 1982)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Attorney (1974 - 1979)
      Strasburger & Price, Dallas, TX

  • Publications
    Journal Articles
    Book Chapters

    The Virginia Judicial System: Organization and Structure, in Appellate Practice - Virginia and Federal Courts (Terrence Nye, ed.) (2008).

    The Organization and Structure of the Virginia Judicial System, in Handbook on Appellate Practice (Virginia Law Foundation) (2003).