Student Posts

A New Sense of Community

The sense of community at UVA Law played a huge role in my decision to come here. I wanted to learn from and make meaningful connections with my classmates. For me, the relationships I was going to build outside the classroom were as important as the professors teaching the classes. As I began 1L last… Continue reading A New Sense of Community

Conversations with Practitioners

Adam Heyman

Conversations with Practitioners is our ongoing series in which we ask current practitioners about their careers. 1. What do you currently do? I am a public defender at the Legal Aid Society in the¬†Criminal Defense Practice¬†in Brooklyn, New York. 2. What does your job entail? I represent low-income individuals accused of crimes, ranging from low… Continue reading Adam Heyman