Keep the Celebration going!
Purchase your commemorative 50th Anniversary merchandise here. Available merchandise includes tees, hats, decals, Tervis Tumblers, commemorative
posters, bottle stoppers and a documentary of the history of the School of Law. Quantities
are limited. Shipping is available. Proceeds benefit the Law Alumni Chapter programs.
For more information contact the Alumni Association at email@example.com or 800/678-TRAX.
Law Alumni Chapter CLE: "All Things Housing"
Friday, July 26
Wade Auditorium, Law School, 1 N. Front St.
Join the Law Alumni Chapter for a Continuing Legal Education Seminar. Participants
will receive 6 hours of CLE credit (1.0 Dual and 5.0 General). Speakers include Sapna
Raj, Webb Brewer, Anne Viner, Roger Stone, Donny Blackwell, Lucian Pera and James
Stock. Click here
to learn more about the schedule of presentations and speakers. Click here
to register for the event. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Alumni
Coordinator Kaylee Heathcott-Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901/678-2905.
Law Spring Reception
The Law Alumni Chapter, law school faculty, staff and students gathered in mid-April
at the home of Judge Childers for an annual spring reception. To view photos from
the evening,click here.
Law Week Launch Party
The Law Alumni Chapter will co-hosted the Law Week Launch Party, a gathering of local
legal organizations, in Court Square. Canned goods and monetary donations at the event
helped support the Mid-South Food Bank.
Race Judicata 5K Run/Walk
The Law alumni chapter recently hosted the Race Judicata at the Mississippi River
Park, which benefitted Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS). Memphis Area Legal Services
provides free legal service to the elderly and low income families.
The Law Alumni Chapter honored members of the local, state and federal judiciaries
in early November. The reception also celebrated the recent bar admittees from the
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Class of 2012. View photos from the event here.
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law 50th Anniversary Celebration
The Law Alumni Chapter and the School of Law celebrated the 50th Anniversary in style
in October. Fellow alumni, current and former professors and deans, and members of
the legal community enjoyed food from Memphis-area restaurants and music from the
decades. Click here for more information and to view photos from the evening.
Law Week Launch Party
The Law Alumni Chapter co-hosted the Law Week Launch Party, a gathering of local legal
organizations. Guests brought a canned good or monetary donation to support the Mid-South
Law Alumni Chapter Judicial Reception
The Law Alumni Chapter honored members of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, members
of the Federal, State and Local Judiciary and recent graduates of the School of Law
in early November. The formal portrait of Dean Emeritus James R. Smoot was also unveiled.
2011 Pillars of Excellence
The Law Alumni Board would like to thank everyone that attended the Pillars of Excellence
Dinner on Saturday, August 13 at the Holiday Inn, University of Memphis. Award recipients
included Leo Bearman, Jr., David E. Caywood, W.J. Michael Cody, Robert L. Green, John
Paul "Jack" Jones, Hon. Russell B. Sugarmon, and Friend of the Law School Charles
T. Tuggle. View photos of the evening here (photos taken by Chip Chockley) and here. Click here to learn more about past Pillars of Excellence.
The Grand Opening Gala in mid-January was an overwhelming success. Many thanks to
all of those who attended and who made it happen! For complete information visit memphis.edu/alumni/lawgala.
The Law Alumni Chapter funds several student scholarships including the Law Alumni
Honor Student Scholarship, the Pillars of Excellence Law Alumni Scholarship, the Law
Alumni Scholarship Award, and the Excellence in Legal Education Award. For more information
about applying for these scholarships, click here.
Message from Tanja
Click here to view a message from Tanja Thompson (J.D. '97), President of the Law Alumni Chapter, that was filmed at the 2011 Vision
For more information or to get involved in the Law Alumni Chapter, contact the Alumni
Association at email@example.com or 800/678-TRAX.
Chapter Leadership List
Facebook for Law Alumni
Law alumni are encouraged to join the Law Alumni Chapter's Facebook Group to reconnect
and share your latest updates with former classmates. Click here to join this online social networking community.