Alumni E-brief

The November edition of your Alumni E-Brief

Alumni EBrief
celebrate alumni pride - 41st annual alumni awards

Join us on 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.

2019 Alumni Awards Honorees

Professional Achievement Award
Hon. Eileen M. O'Neill Burke '90
Mark T. Cumba '98

Distinguished Service Award
Ann M. Cresce '94
Michael K. Demetrio '79

Outstanding Young Alumnus/a Award
C. Matt Alva '11
Sulema Medrano Novak '09

Institutional Partner Award
Katten Muchin Rosenman




Law Review Symposium

Join us for the Chicago-Kent Law Review's symposium "Alt-Labor Law: The State of the Law of the New Labor Movement." The sympoisum is free to attend. This conference is eligible for 6.0 hours of IL MCLE credit. Register now.



Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference

Join us for the 35th Annual Illinois Public Sector Labor Relations Law Conference. This conference is presented in cooperation with the ILRB & IELRB. This conference is eligible for 5.75 hours of IL MCLE credit. Register now.



ILW Employment Law Conference

Join the Institute for Law and the Workplace for its inaugural Employment Law Conference featuring Kate O'Scannlain, Solicitor of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor. This conference is eligible for 5.5 hours of IL MCLE credit.  Register now.



in the news
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The Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) is now accepting applications for its 2020 awards. Alumni who are pursuing careers in the public interest may be eligible for financial assistance in repaying their education debt. Read more...  
Women in Law Mentors
The Society for Women in Law is seeking alumnae to pair with student members as mentors. Mentors are expected to meet with their mentees at least three times during the academic year and are encouraged to attend a kick-off reception at the law school in December. Learn more... 
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TODAY For c-k recap
On October 30, more than 420 alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of Chicago-Kent donated more than $125,000 to the law school in just 24 hours including significant matching gifts for first-time donors and student donations. Donations to Chicago-Kent impact the day-to-day lives of students and allow us to innovate while maintaining and attracting new students to the signature programs that alumni remember.
trial ad team places second
The Chicago-Kent trial advocacy team of Breana Brill ’21, Myles Carroll ’20, and Emin Drnovsek ’21 placed second in the 2019 National Medical-Legal Trial Competition. The team was coached by alumni and former trial advocacy team members Natalie Adeeyo ’16, Amanda Bielinski ’13, Matthew McCarter ’15, and Daniel Orescanin ’19. Read more... 
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MORE T4CK- students met the challenge
Jason Sposeep '03 and Kristen Carey '10 pledged a donation of $10,000 if 150 students made a gift on the Day of Giving. The challenge was met as 153 students made donations during Today for C-K, which is 50 more than made donations at last year's event!
alumni advisor network
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 as a member of the Alumni Advisor Network when you complete your MyKent Profile.