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Laura Webb

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Professor of Law, Legal Practice

Curriculum Vitae

  • Profile

    Professor Laura Webb teaches in the areas of legal writing, analysis, and research. Prior to joining the full-time faculty as an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing, Webb served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at the University of Richmond School of Law and an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Richmond's Robins School of Business. Before entering academia, Webb practiced law at Reed Smith, LLP, in Richmond, where she specialized in immigration law. She also practiced at McCandlish Holton, PC, specializing in immigration law, labor and employment law, and health care law. She has served on the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and John Tyler Community College's Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services in Midlothian, Va.

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    • Presentations

      Discussant, "Discipline Building: Professional Identity Formation," Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Annual Conference, (July 2021)


      Presenter, "Speaking the Truth: How Law Schools can Support Authentic Advocacy," Classical Rhetoric & Contemporary Legal Praxis Symposium, University of Nevada at Las Vegas (September 2019)


      Presentations Prior to 2019

    • Memberships

      Member, Legal Writing Institute

    • Bar Admissions

      Virginia

    • Professional Experience

      Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives (2021 - present)
      University of Richmond School of Law


      Professor of Law, Legal Practice (2019 - present)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Associate Professor of Legal Writing (2016 - 2019)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Assistant Professor of Legal Writing (2013 - 2016)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Adjunct Associate Professor (2011 - 2013)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Adjunct Lecturer (2009 - 2013)
      University of Richmond Robins School of Business, Richmond, VA


      Adjunct Faculty (2011 - 2012)
      John Tyler Community College Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services, Midlothian, VA


      Adjunct Assistant Professor (2006 - 2011)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Adjunct Faculty (2009 - 2009)
      University of Richmond School of Continuing Studies, Richmond, VA


      Associate Attorney (2003 - 2004)
      Reed Smith, LLP, Richmond, VA


      Associate Attorney (1999 - 2003)
      McCandlish Holton, PC, Richmond, VA


      Adjunct Faculty (2002 - 2002)
      Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

  • Publications