U.S. Army first lieutenant, Intelligence Division, 1917-1918
Private practice, Maysville and Ashland, Kentucky, 1910-1929
State representative, Kentucky, 1912-1916
General counsel, Federal Farm Board, 1929-1932
General counsel, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1932-1935
Solicitor general of the United States, 1935-1938
Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.
Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.
Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Ninth Circuit, February 7, 1938-February 11, 1940
Eighth Circuit, February 12, 1940-October 13, 1941
Tenth Circuit, February 12, 1940-October 13, 1941
Sixth Circuit, October 14, 1941-February 25, 1957
Second Circuit, November 13, 1945-October 13, 1946, April 26, 1954-November 21, 1954