Recent Articles by

Eric Williamson

May 20, 2020
Going from a small town to a big city prosecutor’s office wasn’t an easy journey for Brooke Swann, a recent graduate of UVA’s School of Law.
April 24, 2020
Matt Simpson, who has been blind since childhood, was poised to head to the Paralympics to compete in goalball after earning his law degree in May. Simpson will join Sidley Austin in Washington, D.C., as a litigation associate.
March 10, 2020
Merchant was a trailblazer at the U.S. Golf Association and also represented Tiger Woods early in his career.
January 23, 2020
Kassia Miller’s love of comedy led her to leave securities law to join the Upright Citizens Brigade. Then, an NBC pilot-writing competition led to her big break into the industry.
November 15, 2019
In the 1940s, a mother and daughter attended UVA’s School of Law together. Here’s how their lives unfolded.
August 09, 2019
Tiffany Mickel was inspired to start a company celebrating black role models and entrepreneurship. She co-founded The Heiritage game company, whose first product is a deck of playing cards featuring black female trailblazers.
July 16, 2019
Caplin had a deep commitment to public service and was a lifelong supporter of education, including at UVA, his alma mater. The “double ’Hoo” earned his Bachelor of Science in 1937 and his LL.B. from the Law School in 1940.
June 17, 2019
Retirement didn’t suit former law firm partner and UVA law graduate Paul Hurdle. Now, he’s loving his new role as one of the oldest law clerks in the country.
June 06, 2019
Professor Ashley Deeks of the University of Virginia School of Law says the law is running behind technology advances that can have national security implications.
May 15, 2019
When she was in elementary school, Kendall Burchard saw Sandra Day O’Connor on TV and told her mother she wanted to be a Supreme Court justice. Now, thanks to O’Connor and subsequent role models, Burchard will receive a UVA law degree Sunday.