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alumni-student connektions week 2017

February 27 through March 3 is Alumni-Student ConneKtions Week. ASCK Week is a week-long extravaganza of opportunities for students to network and connect with Chicago-Kent alumni and gain valuable career-related skills. Activities include informational interviews, mock interviews, job shadowing, and Coffee ConneKtions. Just a little of your time can make a lasting impact on a student's career.  Click here to volunteer 30 minutes or more.

 
FEATURED EVENTS
 

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Building A Compliance Culture in Today's Financial Institutions

Join us for the first annual Clearing Corporation Charitable Foundation Conference, "Building a Compliance Culture in Today’s Financial Institutions," a discussion by leading authorities in the field of financial institution regulation and compliance.  Register now

 

3/5

 
Washington, D.C. Alumni Dinner

Join Dean Hal Krent and alumni for a gathering in Washington, D.C. the evening before the large group swearing-in ceremony. Register now

 

3/8

 
ILW 20th Anniversary Celebration

Join fellow alumni, faculty, and other members of the labor and employment law community to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Chicago-Kent's Institute for Law and the Workplace. Register now.

IN THE NEWS
 
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Trial advocacy regional champs
The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Jon Emmanuel '18 and Tyler Mikan '17 won the 2017 National Trial Competition's Midwest Regional Tournament. This is the 25th time in the last 35 years that a team from Chicago-Kent has won the regional championship. Read more...
 
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 Moot court team takes 2nd place
The Chicago-Kent appellate advocacy team of Maxwell Eichenberger '17, Kathleen Karnig '17 and Jenna Kim '17 finished in second place at the 2017 Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship. The team also received the second-place best brief award. Read more...
 
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 c-K perspectives videos 
Check out recently released videos promoting programs that highlight Chicago-Kent's strength in education - trial advocacy, the legal clinic, and legal research and writing. Find out more about these programs and the value they add to the law school experience from the perspectives of participating faculty and students. 
 
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Public Interest award nominations
Each year, the Alumni Association celebrates alumni who devote their careers to the public good and demonstrate outstanding public service leadership. Do you know someone deserving of a Public Interest Award? Nominate them here! All nominations are due by Wednesday, March 1.
 
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submit a class note
Share your current professional and community achievements with the Alumni Association by submitting a class note. Class notes will be featured in the 2017 Chicago-Kent magazine which will be published this summer. The deadline for submissions is April 1. Submit your class note here.
 
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Auction Items needed
The Kent Justice Foundation is seeking donations for the 26th annual Spring Auction on April 6. Auction proceeds provide support to students pursuing summer legal public interest internships. If you are interested in donating an item to the auction, please contact Alanna Elinoff at aelinof1@kentlaw.iit.edu.
 
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volunteer opportunity
Chicago-Kent Alumni Ambassadors work with the Office of Admissions to contact admitted students who have not yet decided to attend Chicago-Kent. Ambassadors introduce the school through the eyes of alumni and answer any questions the student might have. Contact takes place February through April, and alumni residing anywhere in the world can participate.  Read More...
 
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new to the bench?
Have you been elected or appointed to the bench since January 2012? If so, we want to include your name in the next installation on Iustitiam Servaverunt or the "Judges Wall." If you would like to have your name placed among the more than 250 alumni who have become judges contact the Alumni Association at alums@kentlaw.iit.edu.  
 
 
 
 

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