Director of Admissions; Student Services Coordinator
B.A., Northeastern Illinois University
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
Recently Taught Courses
852 Trial Advocacy (Mock Trial: Phi Alpha Delta)
Sir M.V. Williams joined the University of Wisconsin Law School administration in 2012 as Director of Admissions. Previously, Williams practiced as a Special Prosecutor with the Dane County District Attorney's Office in Madison, focusing primarily on traffic and misdemeanor cases.
Williams graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2011 with concentrations in Criminal Law and Family Law. While a law student, he interned for the Hon. Gary E. Sherman of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District IV. Additionally, he served as Midwest Regional Chair for the National Black Law Students Association, Submissions Editor for the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender and Society, and as an American Bar Association CLEO/Thurgood Marshall Fellow. Williams also served in the Frank J. Remington Center's Family Law and Prosecution Projects. He was also a 2011 recipient of the Bruce F. Beilfuss Award, conferred in recognition of outstanding service to the Law School community.
Born in Chicago and raised in its Greater Englewood neighborhood, Williams earned his bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern Illinois University. There, in addition to being an active student leader, he served as an 11-10-02 Foundation scholar and was named as the 2004 Student Lincoln Laureate for overall excellence in curricular and extracurricular activity. Prior to attending law school, Williams worked for the University of Chicago Medical Center in Community Affairs as both an AmeriCorps Public Ally, and later as an Emergency Room Patient Advocate.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading, listening to audiobooks & podcasts, spending time with family, and winning at Taboo.