Alumni E-brief

The August edition of your Alumni E-Brief

Alumni EBrief
Introducing dean anita k. krug

Welcome to Dean Anita K. Krug, who took the reins as the new dean of Chicago-Kent College of Law on August 1. Dean Krug is the first woman to permanently hold the office in the school’s history.

Read a message from Dean Krug here.

If you would like to host a gathering to welcome Dean Krug to Chicago and the Chicago-Kent community, please contact the Alumni Association at



#MakeLawBetter Conference

Join us for an exciting conference that focuses on what the goal of legal innovation should be — to #MakeLawBetter. Hear from speakers about how they are integrating client perspectives into their services, removing unnecessary frictions from friction-laden processes and educating the next wave of lawyers and allied professionals.  Register now.



Trial Advocacy Reunion Dinner

Join us to celebrate more than 30 years of excellence in Trial Advocacy at Chicago-Kent! Catch up with Judge Erickson, friends, teammates and coaches. Meet Dean Krug and current team members. Hear about this year's successes and the Trial Ad program's national #5 ranking! Register now.



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.



Darsh T. Wasan Lecture

Join Illinois Tech for the 2019 Darsh T. Wasan Lecture. Ellen Ochoa, former director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and the first Hispanic woman astronaut, will deliver this year's lecture. Register now.



Federal Sector Labor Relations Law Conference

Join top government officials & policymakers, world-class management-side attorneys & union representatives, and leading academics for a focused day of learning about the future of the federal workplace and workforce. This conference is eligible for 8.25 hours of general MCLE credit. Register now. 



Supreme Court IP Review (SCIPR)

Join us for the 10th annual Supreme Court IP Review. This year's keynote speaker will be the Honorable Donald B. Verrilli Jr., 46th solicitor general of the United States and a partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson. This conference is eligible for 7.25 hours of general MCLE credit. Register now.



Golden Reunion - Class of 1969 and Prior

Join us to recognize alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago. Reminisce with fellow alumni during a special luncheon with Dean Krug, followed by a tour of the law school. Guests are welcome. Register now.



Student-Alumni Softball Tournament

Join us at Margate Park for the 6th annual Chicago-Kent Student-Alumni 16" Softball Tournament! We provide umpires and equipment. Each team is guaranteed at least three games. Sign up as a team or as an individual to compete for the championship! Register now.



Save the Date - Alumni Awards Celebration

Save the date, Wednesday, November 20, for the 41st annual Alumni Awards Celebration recognizing Chicago-Kent graduates who have made a significant contribution to the legal community or the law school and to recognize alumni volunteers for the law school during the 2018-19 school year.



in the news
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Professor Harley receives gertz award

On July 11th, Professor Keith Harley received the Gertz award from the Illinois State Bar Association. The Gertz Award recognizes an Illinois attorney for achievements in human rights advocacy. Prof. Harley credits the work done by the Environment and Energy Law Clinic for the award and accepted on behalf of all of its contributors. 

connektions at dinner
Help build a stronger Chicago-Kent community by hosting a group of students and/or 2019 graduates for dinner during ConneKtions @ Dinner Week, October 28 through November 1, 2019. Please register no later than Monday, October 14. Click here to sign-up. Read more...
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alumni advisor network
Volunteer to serve as an informal resource to students to discuss practice trends, legal markets across the nation, and other career-related topics, while helping them build their legal network. Sign up to serve as a member of the Alumni Advisor Network when you complete your MyKent Profile.
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