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Dean Nora Demleitner
Hon. Robert Payne '63, '67L and W&L Law Dean Named Leaders in the Law
The Hon. Robert E Payne '63, '67L, Senior Judge from the Eastern District of Virginia, and Washington and Lee School of Law Dean Nora Demleitner were honored as "Leaders in the Law" on Oct. 23 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.
James Jennings
James W. Jennings Jr. '65, '72L Receives 2014 Excellence in Civil Litigation Award
During this year's annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, James W. Jennings Jr., a principal at Woods Rogers in Roanoke, Virginia, received the 2014 Excellence in Civil Litigation Award.
W&L Law Student Newspaper Wins Top ABA Award for Second Straight Year
For the second year in a row The Law News, student newspaper at Washington and Lee University School of Law, has won the award for the finest law school newspaper in the country.
Justice Samuel Alito
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito presiding over W&L Moot Court Finals
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, along with federal appeals court judges Diarmuid O'Scannlain and Albert Diaz, will judge this year's John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy competition.
W&L Law Review Named Top 10 Journal by Article Submission Service ExpressO
The Law Review placed 6th on the list of top 100 most popular law reviews chosen by authors using ExpressO and has capitalized on this ranking with the launch of a new website that greatly expands the journal's digital offerings.
Honorees Jack Vardaman and Darlene Moore
Trustee Jack Vardaman '62, Law Council Secretary Darlene Moore Honored by W&L Law
Jack Vardaman '62, an emeritus member of the Washington and Lee Board of Trustees, was inducted recently as an honorary member of the Washington and Lee Chapter of Order of the Coif.

Upcoming Events

10/28/2014 - 10/31/2014: Mock Trial Quarterfinals
All Day | Millhiser Moot Court Room
10/31/2014: Application for Degree - 3L's
All Day
11/3/2014: Movie Night: Gideon's Army
5:30:00 PM-8:00:00 PM | Stackhouse Theater
11/11/2014: McGuireWoods 1L Etiquette Dinner
6:30:00 PM-9:30:00 PM | Sheridan Livery
11/17/2014: Skadden Fellowships - Sam Petsonk '13L
12:00:00 PM-1:00:00 PM | Classroom G

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