Stories about WVU Law.
A week in the life of a 3L
In fall 2021, we asked Shawn Hogbin to chronicle a week in his life as a law student.
Classmates: A Success Story
Brian Headley and Jason Ballard are WVU Law classmates and founders of a successful multi-state law practice.
Meredith Center: Creating Opportunities One Student at a Time
One student's experience with Headley Ballard LLC embodies the role of Career Services and Professional Development at WVU Law.
Working in conservation law
In summer 2021, students Darcy Delligatti and Darwin Harris worked as legal interns for environmental and wildlife conservation organizations.
These 2021 graduates are headed to federal clerkships
WVU Law’s recent placement rate for federal clerkships is among the top 25 in the country, including No. 8 in the South.*
A Living Legacy: Louis A. Johnson Scholars
The Louis Johnson Scholarship at WVU Law was established with a $1.3 million gift from a trust created by former U.S. Secretary of Defense Louis Arthur Johnson.
For Karli Celestin, the 3+3 Program is a Great Opportunity
"I had never considered attending law school before that, but once I saw the program it seemed like too great of an opportunity to pass up."
Justin Tyree: helping make the world a better place
“I believe I have a responsibility to try to improve the lives of others as much as possible.”
Fighting the opioid epidemic in the courtroom
Professors McGinley and Weise waged an "epic legal battle" to force the release of vital information on the national distribution of opioid pills.
One judge, four students and a great experience
Four WVU Law students gained practical legal experience while working in one judge’s chambers.
Alex Aide: Building a Kinder, Braver World
WVU Law graduate Alex Aide works for Born This Way Foundation, overseeing global initiatives that empower youth to thrive and drive positive change in their communities and beyond.
Francesca Rollo: Inspired by Family, Mentored by Faculty
Francesca graduated in May 2020 and started clerking for the Honorable Frank W. Volk in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.
Brice Phillips: Being the Best Attorney He Can Be
A Du Bois Fellow, Brice wanted to study the law outside of his home state of Texas.
Opportunities and Connections: Working IP Law in China
Emily Cramer helped protect the intellectual property of global businesses this summer working in Beijing, China.
Moot court puts Mitch Moore on a career path
When Mitch Moore first came to WVU Law, it didn’t take long for him to realize his passion for litigation.
Angie Meza Gets Her Dream Job
Angie Meza '19 is a southern Californian who has always wanted to live and work on the West Coast.