Duke Law Club of Charlotte

Upcoming Events

Conversation about "Growing Up in the Queen City" with Profs. Jim Coleman & Walter Dellinger - Thursday, January 22, 2015
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. |  The Levine Museum of the New South | 200 E. Seventh Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Join us for a discussion of the changing face of Charlotte from the mid-20th century to today, as seen through the eyes of Duke Law School’s own Charlotte natives, Jim Coleman and Walter Dellinger. Before and after the discussion, enjoy private access to the museum’s exhibits, along with refreshments and time to visit with fellow Duke alumni. Presented by the Duke Law Club of Charlotte and Duke Charlotte. Learn more and RSVP here. Questions? Contact Anna Walker at walker@law.duke.edu.

Past Events

Duke Forward in Charlotte - November 1, 2014
Duke alums gathered on November 1, 2014, for a memorable afternoon and evening of community, conversation, and celebration at Duke Forward in Charlotte! This was a unique opportunity to connect with generations of Duke alumni, parents, and friends in the area—and to participate in incredible programming led by some of our remarkable faculty and students. Thie event was held at the Charlotte Convention Center at 1:30 p.m.

An Evening with the Charlotte Knights - July 31, 2014
Local alumni, students working in the Charlotte area, and friends gathered for an evening at the Charlotte Knights ballpark. This was a great opportunity to network and cheer on the Charlotte Knights.

Ethics, Neuroscience and the Law with Prof. Sennett-Armstrong - May 7, 2014
The local Duke community attended a discussion entitled How to Argue in Front of 185,000 People -  An Evening with Duke Alumni Association Faculty Fellow Walter Sinnott-Armstrong. The event took place at Myers Park Country Club from 6:00 pm - 8:30pm.

Duke Alums Engage - April 26, 2014
Alumni, friends, and family volunteered with the Alexander Youth Network which provides quality professional treatment to children with serious emotional and behavioral problems. It delivers an effective and efficient array of services, enabling children and their families to exercise self-determination, achieve their potential, and find long-lasting positive ways to connect with their community. Alexander Youth Network serves approximately 7,000 children a year in more than a dozen programs. The project included working with a group of children in an activity and performing maintenance and upkeep on trails on the property. The project took place from 9:00am - noon.

An Evening at the Bechtler with Prof. DeMott - October 22, 2013
All alums, friends, and family in the Charlotte community attended an evening of art with Professor DeMott, David F. Cavers Professor of Law. The event took place from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

Duke Law Charlotte Alumni-Student Brewery Social - July 17, 2013
Alumni and students attended an Alumni-Student Brewery Social. The event took place from 6:00pm-7:30pm at Triple C Brewing.

Duke Alums Engage - April 27, 2013
Alumni, friends, and family volunteered with the Crisis Assistance Ministry to provide donated clothing, household items, furniture, and appliances all at no charge to families in need.

Duke Law Belk Bowl Alumni Party - December 27, 2012
Alumni, friends, and family attended the Belk Bowl Alumni Party on Stadium Grounds within earshot of Fan Fest. Featured guests included Law Professors Tom Metzloff & Rich Schmalbeck.

Duke Charlotte/Duke Law Club Present “March Madness and Big-Time College Sports: What Is the Way Forward for Players, Schools and Society?” - Thursday, September 13, 2012
Duke friends gathered to hear panelists Jay Bilas, Janet Hill, and Paul Haagen. They discussed the sustainability of the amateurism model used by the NCAA for generations, whether college athletes should be paid a stipend or permitted to earn money, and the regulation and realities of playing college sports at the highest level, among other topics.

Duke Law Charlotte Alumi-Student Happy Hour- June 20, 2012

Alumni and students working in Charlotte this summer attended a Duke Law Charlotte happy hour with a special toast honoring Robert E. Harrington L'87, President of the Mecklenburg County Bar and winner of Duke Law's 2012 Charles S. Murphy Award.

Duke Alums Engage Day of Service - Apr. 21, 2012
Law alums in Charlotte participated in a day of service, reflection, and fellowship with Charlotte Family Housing.

The Duke Idea Charlotte: "Meeting the Challenge of Cancer: The Duke Cancer Institute" - Mar. 20, 2012
Alumni enjoyed a conversation with President Richard H. Brodhead and Michael B. Kastan, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Director, Duke Cancer Institute, at the Foundation for the Carolinas.

Duke Law School and The Fuqua School of Business Happy Hour and Networking Mixer at BlackFinn Charlotte - Nov. 11, 2010
An alumni happy hour and networking mixer was held at BlackFinn Charlotte located in the EpiCentre. View photos from this event.

Duke Law Club of Charlotte Inaugural Gathering, Featuring Dean Levi, Gary Lynch '75, and Professor Walter Dellinger - Oct. 26, 2011
Alumni gathered at Bentley's on 27 to enjoy fellowship and a conversation with Dean David F. Levi, Gary G. Lynch '75, Global chief of Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory Relations for Bank of America, and Walter E. Dellinger III, the Douglas B. Maggs Professor Emeritus of Law.

Alumni-Student Happy Hour - June 20, 2012
Alumni and students gathered together for a happy hour and special toast honoring Robert E. Harrington L’87, President of the Mecklenburg County Bar and winner of Duke Law's 2012 Charles S. Murphy Award. The reception was held at BlackFinn.

Moore & Van Allen PLLC hosted a Duke Law CLE Luncheon with Professor James D. Cox on May 7, 2009
James D. Cox, Brainerd Currie Professor of Law, specializing in corporate and securities law presented "The Credit Crisis: Securities, Banking and Corporate Reforms."

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