UPCOMING EVENTS


 
Greetings,
 
In this edition you will get a sense of the busy end-of-school-year pace at Arizona Law.

But we are already looking forward to next fall's Homecoming Weekend celebrations at the UA and the College of Law, and our 2019 reunions. 

Homecoming starts exactly 6 months from today, October 31 through November 2. Mark your calendars now and get ready to book those flights and hotel rooms! Help us reach our best attendance yet at our 2019 Arizona Law Homecoming events.

Our alumni office is also looking for volunteers from each of our reunion years to begin planning memorable class gatherings. Find out more in this edition, or plan to roll some reunion ideas our way in person at Gutter Bowl on June 4.
 
Until the footnotes,
 
Marc

Save the Date: Spend 2019 Homecoming Weekend with Arizona Law



This year's University of Arizona and College of Law Homecoming Weekend will be October 31 through November 2. 


We'll continue to add exciting Homecoming and reunion details as October approaches. Here is what we have planned at the college so far. Don't miss out!

Thursday, Oct. 31
Alumni of the Year ceremony
UA Student Union, 2-5 p.m.


Friday, Nov. 1
Class of 1969, 50-year reunion
Arizona Inn, noon

Symposium in honor of Prof. David Gantz
On international trade law, College of Law, 3 p.m.

Lifetime Achievement Awards AND 
All Alumni Reception
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Lobby/Snell & Wilmer Courtyard, 5:30-8 p.m.

Class-specific reunions
Details TBA. Help plan your reunion! (See below.)


Saturday, Nov. 2
Arizona Law's annual Red & Blue BBQ
Snell & Wilmer Courtyard, 12-2 p.m.

Wildcat Football
University of Arizona v. Oregon State, time TBA






Call for Class Reunion Volunteers

We look forward to welcoming our alumni from the reunion class years 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014 back to Arizona Law for class-specific gatherings. (All years will be celebrated at our other Homecoming Weekend events.)

As alumni from these years, you are invited to help shape your reunion celebration by joining your planning committee. Contact Corrina Eklund in the College of Law alumni office, 520-621-8430.


More Homecoming and Reunion Information

The Arizona Law Homecoming webpage: law.arizona.edu/homecoming

UA main campus Homecoming details: arizonaalumni.com/homecoming

Around the College
AWLA Annual Reception Held in Tucson 
 
The Southern Arizona Chapter of the Arizona Women Lawyer's Association held its annual Wine & Cheese Reception on Friday, April 26, in Tucson. Association members celebrated with this year's honorees and scholarship winners.

Attendees included (from left to right, below) Judge Violet Lui-Frank (Tohono O'odham Tribal Court--honoree), Judge Kellie Johnson ('96, AWLA steering committee), Judge Mashone Antone (Tohono O'odham Tribal Court--honoree), Judge Margaret Flores (Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court--honoree), and Esther Brilliant ('11, AWLA Southern Arizona Chapter President), as well as Judge Cornelia Cruz (Pascua Yaqui Tribal Court--honoree, not pictured):

 
The Hon. Margaret M. Houghton ('76) Scholarship was awarded to two Arizona Law students, Martie Simmons (2L) and Laura Stump Kennedy (2L). Martie is pictured here with her mother, Lee Stacy (left) and former Judge Margaret Houghton (center):


The honorees and scholarship winners were also congratulated by Arizona State Bar Association president Jeff Willis (below, second from right):


The Mary Ann Richey ('51) Scholarship was awarded to Arizona Law student Lauren L'Ecuyer (1L), pictured here holding the biography of Judge Richey by ... Professor Barbara Atwood ('76)!


Congratulations to all of the honorees and scholarship winners.

AJELP Awards Banquet 
 
Members of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy (AJELP) recently held their 2019 awards banquet, celebrating another successful year.
 


Awardees, pictured from left to right, included:
 
Harrison Rice (3L), Best Copywork

John Nachazel (2L), Distinguished 2L Editor (with Baby Oscar)

Katrina Duran (2L), Best Note

Hunter Davila (BA/MLS), Best Written Blog

Summer Aubrey (2L), Editor of the Year

Laura Stump Kennedy (2L), Professionalism Award and Best 2L Comment

Innovation for Justice in the Running for Arizona Bar Foundation Award
 
The Arizona Law Innovation for Justice (I4J) program is one of six nominees for the Arizona Bar Foundation's Innovation Awards. The deadline for donations to I4J via the award webpage (at the preceding link) is June 7.
 

 
Connect with Arizona Law's Clerkship Community

On average, over 20 percent of our graduates go on to judicial clerkships annually -- that's more than twice the national average.

We want to keep these numbers strong. The college's Career Development Office would like to hear from all of our graduates who have clerked for federal, tribal, and state court judges. Our intent is to connect alumni with students interested in clerking for the same judge or court.

If you have clerked and are willing to help with this project, please fill out our clerkship survey here. We will not provide your information to students without your permission.

 
Please contact Heather Zapata in the Career Development Office with any questions.
 

Make Plans to Attend the Steve Hirsch Gutter Bowl


For 12 years, the University of Arizona College of Law has gathered our alumni, students, and friends for our ever-popular Gutter Bowl. All proceeds will go to the Steven A. Hirsch Scholarship Fund.
 
When: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Bowlmor Lanes Scottsdale, 7300 E Thomas Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251


Contact Corrina Eklund, 520-621-8430, with questions or to become a sponsor. 
 

Introducing the Bear Down Network!



The Arizona Law online alumni network will be phasing out after June 30. But you can stay connected with Arizona Law students and alumni on the University of Arizona's new Bear Down Network! Join today and access networking and career development opportunities exclusive to Wildcats. https://beardownnetwork.com/

In the News

Arizona Public Media, featuring professor Jane Bambauer
 
OZY, quoting professor Andrew Coan
 
Arizona Daily Star, featuring professor Lynn Marcus and the Immigration Law Clinic



Please send your positive thoughts to our current students as they glide through this term's exams.

And to all of our students -- Bear Down!

Warmly,

Marc

 

 

 
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