W. Clark Williams Jr.

Professor of Law

Profile

Professor Clark Williams teaches and writes in the areas of civil procedure, conflict of laws, and structure of the Virginia judicial system. He has also served as a consultant to various court systems and bar organizations on their rules of practice and procedure. From 1995 to 2014, Professor Williams served as the School of Law’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Memberships

Reporter, Appellate Rules Advisory Committee, DeNovo Revision Advisory Comm., Supreme Court of Virginia

Executive Director, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

Professional Experience

Professor of Law (1985-present)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (1995-2014)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Associate Professor of Law (1982-85)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Assistant Professor of Law (1979-82)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Director, Clinical Placement Program (1994-98)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, Va.

Attorney (1974-79)
Strasburger & Price, Dallas, TX

Publications

Chapters

The Virginia Judicial System: Organization and Structure, in Appellate Practice – Virginia and Federal Courts (Virginia CLE Publications 4th ed., 2008).

The Organization and Structure of the Virginia Judicial System, in Handbook on Appellate Practice (Virginia Law Foundation 4th ed., 2003).

Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University 1974

B.A., Brown University 1971

Contact Information

(804) 289-8207
(Mobile)
(804) 289-8992 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Civil Procedure
Conflict of Laws