Items for 24th Annual PILF Auction & Gala

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We look forward to seeing you at the Washington Duke Inn on Friday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m. Please find the items up for auction below!  Members of the Duke Law Community (faculty, staff, alumni and parents) may submit a proxy bid online at by noon EST on Friday, February 14th.  

Selected items of interest to proxy bidders (note, full auction list is below and is still being updated) 


  • One Parking Pass for Lot behind Law School - Aug. 20-Aug. 21
  • 2 Duke MBB Tickets for 2020-2021 Season (excluding UNC)
  • 2 Duke MBB Tickets for 2020-2021 Season (excluding UNC)
  • Week Vacation in Luxurious Marco Island Home (5BR/5.5 bath, between Memorial Day and Halloween, see
  • Two Seats to any Broadway Show (contact alumnus with preferred dates to schedule in advance)
  • Paintball with Professor Charles and Professor Lemos for 10-12
  • Two Tickets for the Duke v. NC State Game on March 2nd
  • Two Tickets for the Duke v. NC State Game on March 2nd
  • Yearlong De Novo Coffee Pass
  • Poker Party with Professors Wiener & Richman (up to 20 people)
  • Formula Experience Ride-Along package for five with Professor Baxter March 21.   (for an idea of the experience,
  • Two Tickets to Duke vs. Notre Dame Men's Basketball Game & Personalized Autographed Copy of Jay Bilas' "Toughness"

Premium Items in Silent Auction

  • Sail Dauntless – Luxury Sailing Yacht Charter in the Virgin Islands (30% Off, up to $4,000 value, for all-inclusive 7-night charter, up to 6 guests, redeemable through December 15, 2020,  With discount: $7,000-$9,450)
  • Seattle Mariners tickets:  4 seats, 2nd row behind dugout or in Owner's Suite (excluding NYY or Red Sox)
  • An hour-and-a-half guided walking tour of the Sarah P. Duke Gardens for 15.
  • Three bottles of Alpha Omega ERA Cabernet, 2010 vintage 

*Updated daily as more donations come in!*

Gold Silent Auction Round

  • 202 Wine Tasting Party for 8 at Professor Beskind's House

    203 Lunch for 3 with Professor Frakes at the Bull Durham Bar at the Washington Duke Inn

    204 Navy Duke Law Quarterzip (M) and Blue Duke Baseball Hat

    205 Dinner for 4 with Professor Helfer and his spouse, Professor Boyd, at Littler

    206 North Carolina Beer and BBQ Party for 9 at Professor Metzloff's house

    207 Home-Cooked Vegetarian Feast with Professors Kathy and Curt Bradley for 6 on Sunday, March 1st

    208 High Tea at Washington Duke Inn with Professor Levy for 5

    209 Dinner for 6 with Professors Blocher, Levy, and Young

    210 Dinner for Two in the Fairview Dining Room of the Washington Duke

    211 Set of 4 tickets for 2020 Durham Bulls Game

    212 Set of 4 tickets to Seattle Mariners Game (2nd row behind Dugout or in Owner's Suite) (Cannot be used for NYY or Red Sox games)

    213 Oil Painting of RBG by student Anastasia Bodea Crisan

    214 $150 SpendaBull Gift Card – Good at Over Two Dozen Durham Businesses

    215 Pizzazz at Parizade - A Dining Experience with the Dunlaps (Friday, March 20 for 8)

    216 Dinner at a local BBQ restaurant with Professor Mullem for 5 

    217 Homecooked Dinner with Professors Erika and Samuel Buell for 6

    218 Greens Fees and Cart for 2 Monday-Wednesday at the Duke Golf Club

    219 Certificate for a Round of Golf for 4 (including Cart & Range) at Croasdaile Gold Club

    220 SciFi Movie Night with Professor Farahany for 8

    221 Dirty Durham Night for Six with Faculty Anne Gordon, Thomas Williams and Kate Evans

    222 Two Tickets to Jesus Christ Superstar at DPAC with parking pass

    223 Navy Duke Law TShirt (L), Duke Mug, Duke Keychain, Duke Tote Bag

    224 Dinner for 8 at Dean Abrams and Professor Garrett's Home

    225 Reserved Library Carrell for 2020-2021 Academic Year

    226 Cocktail Party and Heavy Hors d'oeuvres for 16 with Professor Forbes

    227 Dinner for 7 at Professor Griffin's house

    228 Duke Gardens Walking Tour for 15

    229 Nine holes of golf for two students with Professor McGann and Professor Thomas Williams

    230 Weekend Brunch for 4-6 with Professors Sachs, Schwoerke, and Family

    231 Dinner at Talulla’s for 4 with Profs. Sachs and Schwoerke

    232 Signed Duke Basketball Poster

    233 Duke Law Thermal Mug, Lunch box, Charger and bookmarks

    234 Sail Dauntless – 7 day all-inclusive Virgin Islands sailing trip for up to 6 at 30% discount (before 12/15/20)

    235 Apple Watch (need more detail on series/style/storage size)

    236 Wine (from Bo Phillips)

Silver Silent Auction Round

101 Dinner and Drinks for Two at Devil’s   Krafthouse

102 Orange Theory Week of Free Classes

103 5,000 Lexis Rewards Points

104 Pure Barre 5 Class Pass

105 Blue Point Yoga Unlimited Month Pass

106 Watercolor Print of Duke Chapel by local artist Meg Sanders

107 Set of 4 Tickets for 2020 Durham Bulls Game

108 Tour and Tasting for Two at Durty Bull Brewery

109 Shiki Sushi Gift Card

110 $50 Clouds Brewing Gift Card

111 Bull City Escape Experience

112 $50 Metro 8 Steakhouse Brewing & Blending Gift Card

113 High Wire Brewing Gift Card

114 $25 Barrel Culture Brewing & Blending Gift Card

115 Custom Hand-Knitted Mittens by student Dylan Jarrett

116 Bowling and Bibimbap for a Group of 4 with Professor Longest and the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

117 Durham Food Tour for 4 with Professor Ligon and James Lambert

118 Custom Abstract Painting by student Amanda Dixon

119 Happy Hour at the Wine Feed with Professor Gray for 4

120 Framed Prints of Wildlife Photography (Birds)

121 Two Film Passes to the Historic Carolina Theater

122 Watercolor Print of Duke Law by local artist Meg Sanders

123 Handmade Hanging Planters made from Beer/La Croix Cans by student Elsa Haag

124 Google Home Mini

125 Rare Bourbon Tasting for 4 by student John Schwarcz

126 One-Hour of Coding with a Google Software Engineer

127 Round of Golf for 4 at Hillandale Golf Course

128 Handmade Baby Quilt crafted by alumna Sonja Ralston

129 AR Workshop Giftcard and NC Home Wooden Wall Hanging

130 Beats Solo 3 Wireless Headphones

131 One-Hour Golf Lesson with PGA Head Golf Professional at Hillandale (Expires on 7/27/2020)

132 Watercolor Print of the Durham Bull by local artist Meg Sanders

133 Gray Duke Law Crewneck Sweatshirt (M), Blue Duke TShirt (M)

134 Choose a Mascot for Professor Sach’s Civil Procedure Exam

135 Bottle of Whiskey

136 Refurbished Glarry ST Electric Guitar

137 Framed Wildlife Photography Prints (Mammals)

138 Duke Law Thermal Mug, Lunch Box, Charger, and Bookmarks

*Updated daily as more donations come in!*