Alumni E-brief

The December edition of your Alumni E-Brief

Alumni EBrief
Chicago-Kent receives diversity outreach award

Chicago-Kent was honored with an Outstanding Law School Diversity Outreach Award at the 15th annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair for its support over the past 15 years of the National Black Pre-Law Conference. The conference is designed to provide information, resources, and contacts for African-American law school applicants.

Assistant Dean for Student Professional Development & Diversity Marsha Ross-Jackson was also individually honored with a Legal Education Access & Diversity Champion Award for her work with the conference. Read more...



ILW Employment Law Conference

Join the Institute for Law and the Workplace for its inaugural Employment Law Conference. This conference is eligible for 5.5 hours of IL MCLE credit. Special rate for C-K alumni!  Register now.



Solo & Small Practice Incubator Info Session

Interested in finding out more about the Solo & Small Practice Incubator (SSPI)? Join us at the law school, from 4-5pm, for an info session to see if SSPI is righ for you! RSVP to Dawn Young at if you would like to attend.



DuPage Area STEM Expo Alumni Program

Join Illinois Tech for the DuPage Area STEM Expo event hosted by the School of Applied Technology. Alumni and their families are invited to enjoy complimentary breakfast and access to the Expo before it opens to the public. Register now.



Alumni-Student ConneKtions ASCK 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, Coffee ConneKtions, and job shadowing. Sign-up to volunteer 30 minutes or more to help a student.



in the news
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alumni sponsor trial ad team
The law firm Caputo and Popovic, PC sponsored this year's NBTA Tournament of Champions Trial Advocacy team, made up of Clare Lilek '20, Tim Cho '20, Jane Morrison '20, and Kimberly Napoleon '21. Managing partners Nick Caputo '01 and Ljubica Popovic '98 made a generous gift of $5000 to support the team.  Read more...  
alumni awards recap
On November 20, 2019, we recognized six outstanding alumni and one institutional partner at the 41st annual Alumni Awards Celebration. The proceeds will benefit the Alumni Board of Directors Scholarship Fund.  To view photos from the event, visit the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association on Facebook. 
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Lawyer-to-Lawyer mentors/mentees needed
Earn six-hours of Illinois professional responsibility MCLE credit by participating as a mentor or mentee in the year-long Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring program. All participants are required to attend one orientation session. Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 - 20 program. More info...
Solo & Small Practice Incubator Program
Recent graduates, have you ever thought about starting your own practice? Chicago-Kent's Solo & Small Practice Incubator (SSPI) is a program that can help get your firm off the ground. It provides trainings, mentoring, and resources in an "incubator" environment. Applications are being accepted through December 15, 2019. Learn more...