The University of Richmond School of Law is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. It teaches lawyers how to think critically and act ethically. They also learn how to advocate zealously, be compassionate, and promote the greater good of their communities. It contributes to the improvement and expansion of the knowledge of the law. It fosters and models a genuine collegial community that is inclusive, civil, engaged, and concerned about thetheyll-being of others. The University of Richmond School of Law was established in 1870 and has been a premier training ground for some of Virginia's most renowned lawyers. Take a look back at all the steps taken along the way.