Alumni E-brief
 

The June edition of your Alumni E-Brief

 
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Alumni Awards nominations due june 26
 

Know a Chicago-Kent alum who has made our community a better place? Help us recognize them by nominating them for an Alumni Award! Nominations for the 2019 Alumni Awards will be accepted through June 26 for these awards:

  • Professional Achievement Award
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award
  • Institutional Partner Award

Check out Past Alumni Awards Honorees for inspiration.

Recipients will be recognized at the 41st annual Alumni Awards Celebration on November 20, 2019.

Submit a nomination

 
FEATURED EVENTS
 

6/13

 
 
Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations

Join us for the 38th annual Conference on Not-For-Profit Organizations. Nationally recognized experts in the not-for-profit field will provide a comprehensive update on the cutting-edge legal, legislative, and policy developments that impact non-profit organizational planning. This program is eligible for 7.0 hours of CLE credit. Register now. 

 

6/18

 
 
New York Alumni Reception

Join Dean Hal Krent and fellow alumni for a reception in New York. Register now. 

 

6/20

 
 
Alumni CLE Series - June 2019

Join Jesse Footlik '11 for a presentation on representing clients with diminished capacity. This program is eligible for 2 hours of MCLE credit. Register now.

 

6/25

 
 
Reception Honoring Kent Streseman

Please join us to celebrate Professor Kent Streseman before he departs Chicago-Kent to join the Santa Clara University School of Law. Catch up with Professor Streseman, friends, teammates and coaches.  Register now.

 

7/13

 
 
Illinois Tech Block City Community Building Day

Join Illinois Tech for its annual family event on campus where participants build a city of LEGO blocks. The event is free and open to the public but you must register by July 12. Register now.

 

7/25

 
 
Save the Date - Senior Partner Council Reception

Chicago-Kent donors who have contributed $1,000 or more over the past year are invited to the annual SPC Reception. Gather with other loyal supporters of Chicago-Kent to allow faculty, students, and staff to fete your impact. Invitation Only.

 

9/12

 
 
Race Judicata 2019

Join us for Race Judicata 2019, benefiting the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation. Register to run with the Chicago-Kent team or come cheer us on to show your support. Be sure to stop by our tent while at the event.  Register now.

 

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TRIAL AD Earns an a
 

Chicago-Kent’s Trial Advocacy Program  has been awarded an A by preLaw Magazine in its rankings of trial advocacy and litigation programs in its spring 2019 issue. The magazine graded law schools based on the breadth of their curricular offerings. Read more...

 
 
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IP Program Earns an a+
 

Chicago-Kent’s Program in Intellectual Property Law, is one of 17 law schools to be awarded a grade of A+ by preLaw Magazine in its spring 2019 issue. The magazine based its grading on curricular concentrations, clinics, centers, externships, journals, student groups, and certificates, among other factors. Read more...

 
 
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four grads receive Equal justice works fellowships
 
Equal Justice Works selected a record number of Chicago-Kent College of Law alumni this year for its prestigious public interest fellowships. Four 2019 graduates—Elisabeth Hieber, Tobias Rodriguez, Susana Sandoval Vargas, and Carl Sessions—will begin their two-year fellowships later this year. Read more...
 
 
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recent grad is sole afl-cio fellowship recipient
 
Johnny Derogene, a May 2019 graduate, has been selected for a one-year fellowship with the AFL-CIO. Each year the AFL-CIO’s legal department awards only one fellowship to a graduating law student or a recent judicial law clerk. Derogene is the first student from Chicago-Kent to be awarded this fellowship. Read more...
 
 
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Congratulations class of 2019
 
On May 19, Chicago-Kent held its 2019 commencement ceremony at the Chicago Theatre. Nearly 300 students participated in the ceremony and   Michael P. Galvin '78, president of the Illinois Tech Board of Trustees, gave this year's commencement address. Click here to view photos of the event.
 
 
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