Duke Alums Engage - Saturday, June 4, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lakewood Elementary School | 2520 Vesson Avenue | Durham, NC
Join Duke alumni, family, and friends for a work day at Lakewood Elementary School. Tasks include indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Outdoor teams will paint, mulch and garden. Indoor teams will assist in the library and complete an art project for the school. Triangle area alumni will partner with DURO (Duke University Retiree Outreach), a Duke organization that works with the school throughout the year. Learn more and RSVP here!
Summer Alumni-Student Gathering overlooking the Durham Bulls Ballpark - Thursday, June 23, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Law Offices of James Farrin | 280 S. Mangum St | Durham, NC
Alumni, students, faculty, and friends are warmly invited to join us for a Summer Reception Overlooking the Durham Bulls Ballpark, as the Durham Bulls take on the Charlotte Knights. Special thanks to Jim Farrin L’90 for hosting. After the event ends at 8:00, guests are welcome to move inside the ballpark to see the end of the game. Buy tickets online or at the box office. Learn more and RSVP here!
A Life in Sports and the Law - A Conversation with Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner - February 27, 2016
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver joined Professor Paul Haagen for a one-on-one discussion on sports and the law. This event was sponsored by the Sports and Entertainment Law Society.
How Does She Do it? Paths, Priorities, and Compromises on the Road to Success - February 18, 2016
As part of Duke Women's Weekend, the Duke Women Law Students Association (WLSA) invited students, professors, and alumnae for a panel discussion and subsequent "speed dating" style networking event focused on female success in and out of the workplace. Sponsored by Sullivan & Cromwell.
Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony - November 11, 2015
This Veteran's Day event was open to the public, the program included the Joint Color Guard, opening remarks by Ms. Denise Evans, and Speaker, Brigadier General Steve Smith (Ret), USA / Chief Human Resources Officer, Duke Medicine.
GPSC Panel on Career & Professional Development - November 6, 2015
The Graduate and Professional Student Council welcomed all undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students, plus all alumni to attend a great panel discussion. This year's panel featured Law alum, Hon. Allyson Duncan L'75. Light appetizers were provided.
Duke Law & Entrepreneurship Program Tailgate - October 31, 2015
Alumni, friends and students in the Program in Law and Entrepreneurship gathered to cheer on the Blue Devils. The tailgate took place prior to the football against Miami.
Alumni-New Student Gathering - August 21, 2015
Alumni, students, and friends gathered at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe for a welcome reception for new Duke Law students. This event took place from 5:30 p.m. ot 7:00 p.m.
Student-Alumni Gathering Overlooking Durham Bulls Ballpark - July 16, 2015
Alumni, students, faculty and friends gathered for a Summer Reception Overlooking the Durham Bulls Ballpark as the Bulls took on the Pawtucket Rod Sox. This event was sponsored by the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin.
Duke Alums Engage - May 16, 2015
Duke alumni, students and friends joined together for the Duke Alums Engage program, which takes the experience of volunteering to a more meaningful level. This year, Duke alumni in the Triangle area served at Lakewood Elementary School in Durham.
Motown Program Featuring Prof. Darrell Miller - February 20-22, 2015
Alumni, families and friends participated in an in-depth look at the music of Motown and its influence on the Civil Rights Movement. In a series of events including lectures, panel discussions, and presentations, participants explored the contributions of Motown. As part of the weekend’s program, participants attended a performance of Motown the Musical, directed by alumnus Charles Randolph Wright, at the Durham Performing Arts Center.
Basketball Watch Party: Duke vs. Syracuse - February 28th, 2015
Duke Law donors, students, alumni and friends gathered for a watch party as the Duke men’s basketball team defeated Syracuse. The event took place at Tobacco Road Sports Café in Durham.
Graduate and Professional Student Caucus Alumni-Student Mixer- February 12, 2015
Alumni and current students from across the nine graduate and professional schools for a casual mixer. Please feel free to drop by or stay the full time. RSVP here by February 9. Questions? Contact Zoey Kernodle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entrepreneurship Networking Night at Duke Law - Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Duke Law and Fuqua partnered with DukeGEN for the 17th DukeGEN Multi-City Networking Event. This DukeGEN event provided networking for entrepreneurial-minded Duke alumni, students, faculty, and friends to meet one another and facilitate dialogue and productive connections. Special thanks to our sponsors, Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson and Smith Anderson, and our hosts, Kip Frey J.D.’85 and Howie Rhee M.B.A.’04. This event took place at Duke Law School at 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Civil Justice Clinic Ribbon-Cutting - Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Duke Law alums, staff and faculty gathered 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. This event was held at the Durham County Courthouse. The event started at 4:30 p.m. and light refreshments were served.
Robert Rauschenberg: Legal Connections - October 10, 2014
Leadership weekend attendees were invited for a special evening at the Nasher Museum, including a discussion that complemented 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.