W&L Law's curriculum provides ample opportunity for students to engage with real-world problems in actual practice settings, here in Lexington and abroad. Below you can read about our students' personal experiences in legal clinics, externships and other settings.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
IRS Renews W&L Tax Clinic Federal Grant Award for Three Years
The Tax Clinic at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has been awarded a matching grant by the Internal Revenue Service's Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Program Office. This is the twelfth straight year that the Tax Clinic has received federal dollars to support its efforts.
Monday, January 21, 2019
Semester in DC: Gabriella Passidomo at the U.S. Department of Energy
W&L's DC Externship Program enables students like myself not to have to make that fretful decision-- urban or rural, academic or experiential. I got the best of both words, and will be a more effective lawyer because of it.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Semester in DC: Daniele San Roman at Federal Appeals Court
Even if I had taken a full course load of patent classes, I would not have gained as much practical knowledge of patent law as I did in Judge Reyna's chambers.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Criminal Tribunal Students Provide Input on Anti-Terrorism Proclamation
This past Fall semester, a team of W&L Law students in the Criminal Tribunal Practicum class were given the unique opportunity to review and suggest legislative amendments to Ethiopia's Anti-terrorism Proclamation.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Semester in DC: Michael DiBiagio ’19L at the SEC
Working full time and living in DC granted me the opportunity to immerse myself in the work I was assigned and form a network of securities law professionals.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Al Otro Lado
W&L law students provide legal assistance at the border.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Black Lung Clinic Wins Case in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
The U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a client represented by the Black Lung Clinic at W&L Law.
Monday, June 04, 2018
IRS Matching Grant Helps W&L Tax Clinic Serve Low-income Taxpayers
The Tax Clinic at the Washington and Lee University School of Law has been awarded a matching grant from the Internal Revenue Service's Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic program (LITC).
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Charu Kulkarni '18L Wins Oliver White Hill Pro Bono Award
The Virginia State Bar has named Washington and Lee University law student Charu Kulkarni, a member of the Law Class of 2018, as the recipient of the Oliver White Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
International Human Rights Practicum: 2018 Trip to Tanzania
This year's class focused on investigating the divorce process in Tanzania that often leaves women in poverty.