Virginia Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Richmond and Roanoke
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Blacksburg, Lynchburg and Harrisonburg
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Lawyers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Winchester, Richmond and Virginia Beach

Schools for Lawyers in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Virginia

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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management, Master of Arts in Law - National Security, Master of Arts in Law - Business and Commercial Law, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services, Undergraduate in Legal Studies, MS in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Legal Studies - Law & Public Policy (Master of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Homeland Security (Master of Science) - Online, Legal Studies - Criminal Justice (Master of Science) - Online, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
South University
Glen Allen, Virginia Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Legal Studies (BS), Paralegal Studies (AS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate
Centura College

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida.

  • Programs: Associate of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Law
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Virginia Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Appalachian School of Law Grundy Doctorate 340
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Doctorate & First Professional 7,795
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
James Madison University Harrisonburg Doctorate 17,918
Regent University Virginia Beach Doctorate & First Professional 4,115
University of Richmond Richmond Doctorate 4,324
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville Doctorate & First Professional 24,257
Washington and Lee University Lexington Doctorate 2,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lawyers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Blacksburg 80 $91370 0.26
Christiansburg 80 $91370 0.26
Radford 80 $91370 0.26
Harrisonburg 80 $80260 0.3
Charlottesville 360 $96140 0.78
Richmond 3650 $120700 1.34
Roanoke 410 $96580 0.6
Lynchburg 210 $73330 0.47
Staunton 70 $68610 0.31
Waynesboro 70 $68610 0.31
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