Duke Law Club of the Triangle

Upcoming Events

Civil Justice Clinic Ribbon-Cutting - Wednesday, November 12, 2014
4:30-6:00p.m. | Durham County Courthouse, Suite 2000
Please join us for a reception celebrating the launch of the new Duke Law Civil Justice Clinic, a unique partnership between Duke Law School and Legal Aid of North Carolina offering students an opportunity to hone practical litigation skills while addressing the need for civil representation among low-income citizens. Light refreshments will be served.  For more information, please contact the Alumni Office.

Past Events

Robert Rauschenberg: Legal Connections - October 10, 2014
Leadership weekend attendees were invited for a special evening at the Nasher Museum, including a discussion that complemenedt the ground-breaking exhibit, “Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting” by examining Rauschenberg’s legacy to the law. Robert Rauschenberg united everyday objects and images into original works of art, juxtaposing what he found and leaving an influential and still-controversial body of work. The discussion was moderated by Deborah DeMott, the David F. Cavers Professor at the law school and the originator of its course on Art Law. She was joined by Richard L. Schmalbeck, the Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Professor and a prominent scholar of tax law. Food and beverage were provided. The event took place at 7:00 p.m.

Duke Program in Law & Entrepreneurship Tailgate - September 20, 2014
Alumni, students, faculty, and friends of Duke’s Program in Law and Entrepreneurship gathered together for a fun LLM-LE tailgate. Food from Q Shack was provided 2 hours prior to kickoff in the Beber Sculpture Garden.

An Evening with President Brodhead - August 28, 2014
Duke University President Richard Brodhead and other campus leaders gathered for a special Duke event at the Raleigh Convention Center. This event took place at 6:30pm. The event included a cocktail supper reception and remarks by President Brodhead, followed by dessert and coffee. Duke staff and fellow alumni and friends mingled as they strolled around the special exhibit at the Convention Center, featuring information and memorabilia from many areas of Duke.

LEAD Week - Alumni-Student Social - August 22, 2014
New Students and Alumni living in the Triangle gathered for an Alumni-Student Social at Tobacco Road in Durham. The event took place from 7:00-9:00pm. This was a great opportunity to welcome our new students and enjoy some raffle prizes. Food and beverage were provided.

Boxed Lunch Delivery to Alumni Taking the NC Bar Exam - July 29 & 30, 2014
The Duke Law Alumni Office showed their support by providing boxed lunches to alumni taking the NC Bar Exam on July 29th & 30th at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh from noon-1:00 pm. 

Duke Law Reception by the Durham Ballpark - July 24, 2014
Duke Law Alumni, students, faculty, and friends attended a summer reception overlooking the Durham Bulls Ballpark. The gathering was held at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin by invitation only. Special thanks to Jim Farrin L’90 for hosting.

Duke Alums Engage - May 3, 2014
Alumni, friends, and family volunteered with Lakewood Elementary School and DURO from 1:30pm - 4:00pm to complete beautification projects around the school. Volunteers spent time mulching, gardening and painting outdoors, as well as painting classrooms indoors. For more information, contact Nicole Silvanic.

Duke Law Book Discussion with Rawn James L'01 - April 15, 2014
Alumni in the area attended a book presentation with Duke Law School graduate and Washington D.C. attorney Rawn James L'01. The disscusion focused on The Double V which explores the history of the struggle for equality in the military and how this struggle gave rise to and supported the fight for equality in civilian society. The event took place at 12:15pm at Duke Law School. It was co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the Law & History Society, and the Veterans Disability Assistance Project. For more information, please contact Marguerite Most at most@law.duke.edu.

Duke Vs. Carolina Pre-game Reception - March 8, 2014
Duke Law alums, friends, faculty, and staff attended a pre-reception for the Duke Vs. Carolina Game. The event was held from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Cochran Loft on the Star Commons Mezzanine. Invitation only.

Duke Women's Weekend: "Find Your Moxie,"  February 20-22, 2014
All Duke alumnae and friends attended the fourth biennial Women’s Weekend. This was the highest profile University event for alumnae and provided a singular opportunity to connect and celebrate Duke women.  This year’s program explored change on multiple levels: personal, familial, professional, institutional, and cultural. It was held at the Washington Duke Inn.

CANCELLED: An Evening with President Brodhead - February 13, 2014
Alumni in the area are welcome to join President Richard Brodhead and other campus leaders for a special Duke event at the Raleigh Convention Center. It will be a great opportunity to mingle with Duke staff and fellow alumni and friends. The event will take place from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center. For more details and to RSVP click here.

Government & Public Interest Reception for Duke Law Alumni and Students - November 14, 2013
A reception was held recognizing Public Interest and Government alumni from around the country. Local alumni and those attending Leadership Weekend will be present to meet and mix with students to talk about their career paths, and life after law school. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Duke's Program in Law & Entrepreneurship Tailgate! - November 9, 2013
Alumni, students, faculty, and friends of Duke’s Program in Law and Entrepreneurship attend a tailgate before the Duke vs. NC State football game. The event took place from 2:00-4:00pm in the Beber Sculpture Garden.

"The Shifting Landscape: Civil Rights and the Law Over the Last 50 Years" - September 12, 2013
Students, faculty, alumni, and other interested members of the local community attended a panel discussion including Barbara R. Arnwine L’76, Karen Bethea-Shields (formerly Karen Galloway) L’74, Paul A. Brathwaite G’93, L’96, and Hezekiah Sistrunk, Jr. L’82. The event took place from 12:15-1:15pm at Duke Law School. This event was presented by the Black Law Students Association at Duke Law School.

Triangle Alumni Trivia Night - August 23, 2013
New Students and Alumni living in the Triangle attended Alumni Trivia Night at Satisfaction. From 7:00-9:00pm, students mixed and mingled with their new classmates over pizza and trivia. Topics included Duke music, movies and more!

Move-in Day Open House - August 20, 2013
Alumni with children in the undergraduate class of 2017 were invited to a casual gathering with light food and refreshments at the home of Dean Levi from 5:00-7:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Carol Lilley at carol.lilley@law.duke.edu.

Boxed Lunch Delivery to Alumni Taking the NC Bar Exam - July 30 & 31, 2013
The Duke Law Alumni Office provided boxed lunches to alumni taking the NC Bar Exam in July at the NC State Fairgrounds and the Shertaon Imperial in Durham. Duke Law staff members and local alumni were encouraged to come out and support our test-taking alums.

Duke Law Reception by the Durham Ballpark - July 18, 2013
Alumni, students, faculty, and friends joined together for a summer reception overlooking the Durham Bulls Ballpark. The gathering was held from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. Special thanks to Jim Farrin L’90 for hosting.

Duke Vs. Carolina Pre-game Reception - February 13, 2013
Duke Law alums, friends, faculty, and staff gathered together at a pre-reception for the Duke Vs. Carolina Game in Cochran Loft on the Star Commons Mezzanine.

Wintersession Student Reception - January 3, 2013
Alumni, students, and faculty attended the Wintersession Faculty-Student Reception(s) in Star Commons. Two reception times were offered at 4:00p.m. and 7:15p.m.

Wintersession Faculty Dinner - January 4, 2013
Alumni and faculty attended the Wintersession Faculty Dinner held at 7:30pm in the Vista Dining Room, Washington Duke Inn.

Book Discussion with Author Kerry Reichs, MPP/JD ’00 - Thursday, November 1, 2012
Duke alumni and friends joined author Kerry Reichs, MPP/JD ’00, for a discussion of her new novel, What You Wish For, which explores the contemporary legal issues surrounding fertility treatments, IVF, and embryo personhood.

Oktoberfest Celebration - Thursday, October 25, 2012
Local alumni visited with students, graduates, faculty, and friends of Duke Law’s LLM in Law and Entrepreneurship program at Bavarian Brathaus.

34th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference - October 18-19, 2012
This two day conference focused on current developments in the estate and gift tax field, estate planning techniques, and offered discussions and solutions to estate planning problems. Conference faculty members were comprised of estate planning and tax practitioners and legal scholars lead the sessions.

Bench-Bar Reception honoring The Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr. - September 6, 2012
Dean David F. Levi held a bench-bar reception honoring The Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court.

Triangle Alumni Trivia Night - August 17, 2012
New Students and Alumni living in the Triangle attended our Alumni Trivia Night at Satisfaction. Students mixed and mingled with their new classmates over pizza and trivia. Topics included Duke music, movies and more!

Boxed Lunch Delivery to Alumni Taking the NC Bar Exam - July 24 & 25, 2012
The Duke Law Alumni Office provided boxed lunches to alumni who took the NC Bar Exam in July at the NC State Fairgrounds. Several Duke Law staff members and local alumni came out and supported our test-taking alums.

Duke Law Triangle Alumni-Student Reception - July 19, 2012
Alumni and students working in the Triangle this summer were invited to attend a Duke Law Alumni Reception in Raleigh. From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Smith Anderson,150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2300, Raleigh. The event was hosted by Geoff Krouse L'97 with faculty/administrator guests – Kim Bart, Jason Belk, Bruce Elvin, and Tom Metzloff.

Federal Bar-Judicial Studies Reception and Dinner - May 31, 2012
Members of the Federal Bar Association and faculty and judges participating in the Judicial Studies LLM Program enjoyed a reception and dinner featuring remarks by Professor Linda Greenhouse.

Duke Alums Engage Day of Service - May 5, 2012
Law alums in the Triangle participated in a day of service, reflection, and fellowship by facilitating a neighborhood workday with the Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership.

Second Annual Duke Law Alumni-Student Golf Scramble - Mar. 30, 2012
Alumni and students to hit the links together and enjoyed lunch and prizes at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club.

Winning Women at Duke - Feb. 23-26, 2012
Through the program, "Winning Women: Advocates, Educators and Athletes," alumnae celebrated key milestones marking transitions for women in the life of the University, including Title IX, the establishment of Women's Studies and the Women's Center, the appointment of President Nan Keohane, the Women's Initiative, the 40th anniversary of Duke Women's Athletics, and the merging of the Woman's College with Trinity College.

Exclusive "Rembrandt in America" Event - Jan. 20, 2012
Duke Law alums and friends gathered at the North Carolina Museum of Art for an exclusive Duke Law reception with live music and appetizers, followed by a special gallery talk and special exhibition viewing with Duke art law professor Deborah DeMott and museum docent Evelyn Pursley L'84.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Duke: Perspectives from the Law and Entrepreneurship Program - Nov. 16, 2011
Alumni and friends learned about the state of innovation and entrepreneurship at Duke, particularly in the context of the Law and Entrepreneurship Program at Duke Law. They enjoyed a panel discussion with the program director (Kip Frey JD '85), an alumnus-mentor (Glen Caplan JD '02), and a current student (Ryan Blackmon LLM-LE '12). Watch the video of the discussion.

Trivia Night for Alumni and New Students - Aug. 18, 2011
Alumni and the newest classes of JD and LLM students gathered at Satisfaction Restaurant in Durham to mix, mingle, and test their knowledge of Duke, music, movies, and more.

Law School/Fuqua Alumni Happy Hour and Networking Mixer at the Cardinal Club - Oct. 21, 2010
Triangle area alumni were invited to a special Law School/Fuqua Alumni Happy Hour at the Cardinal Club in Downtown Raleigh.

Picasso and the Allure of Language - October 8, 2009
6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Nasher Museum of Art, featuring some 60 works in all media by Picasso from the Yale University Art Gallery.

Raleigh Happy Hour - May 8, 2008
5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at The Cardinal Club, located at 150 Fayetteville Street, 28th Floor, in Raleigh.

Habitat for Humanity - April 26, 2008
Alums volunteered for Durham County Habitat for Humanity, building homes for local residents.

Durham Happy Hour - April 10, 2008
Alums enjoyed the onset of spring at Alivia's, which features a large outdoor patio.

Durham Happy Hour - March 13, 2008
Alums gathered for happhour and the first night of the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament.

Chapel Hill Happy Hour - Feb. 13, 2008
Alums gathered at Carolina Brewery for happy hour and a Duke vistory over Maryland.

Raleigh Happy Hour - Jan. 10, 2008
Alums gathered at Sullivan's in Raleigh for the first of the monthly happy hours.

Class of 2007 Welcome Reception - Dec. 5, 2007
The Club's first event welcomed the newest grads to the alumni community. View pictures from the event.
 

 

Triangle Club

2014-15 Leaders:

  • Vincent Asaro '07
  • Courtney S. Brown '07
  • Jean Gordon Carter '83
  • Leslie Cooley '05
  • Kevin Flynn '92
  • Andrew D. Gerschutz '09
  • Carrie Hall '11
  • W. H. "Kip" Johnson III '94
  • Geoffrey R. Krouse '97
  • Jennifer Ma '09
  • CoraLynn H. Marshall '78
  • Joseph Morgado '12
  • Andy Roth '12
  • Thomas R. West '79
  • Matthew Willam Wolfe '08

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