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Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Chapter

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Upcoming Events

Health Care CLE/CME
*Date to be rescheduled*
Wade Auditorium - U of M Law School
7:45 am: Registration & Refreshments / 8:30 am: Session I Begins
Join the U of M Law Alumni Chapter, the MBA Health Law Section and the U of M Health Law Institute for a Continuing Education Seminar. Topics will include current and pending health law issues. Lunch will be provided.  Registration and fee information to follow. For more information contact khpierce@memphis.edu or 901-678-2905.


Scholarships

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.


Recent Events

Pillars of Excellence Dinner
Presented by Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee, P.C.
The Chapter honored six Pillars of Excellence from within the Memphis law community including: Hon. Arthur T. Bennett, Hon. David R. Farmer (BBA '63, JD '66), Albert C. Harvey, Charles F. Newman, Max Shelton, and Maurice Wexler. Jim Gilliland was recognized as Friend of the Law School.

In 2013, the Chapter honored Marvin Ballin (JD ’63), Marion “Boots” BoydR. Grattan Brown, Jr., Hon. Ronald L. Gilman, and Hon. Charles O. McPherson (BS ’64, JD ’65). The Belz Family was honored as Friends of the Law School. View Photos

Law Week Launch Party 
The Law Alumni Chapter sponsored 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.

Law Spring Reception 
The Law Alumni Chapter, law school faculty, staff and students gathered in mid-April at the home of Chapter President Hunter Humphreys for an annual spring reception. View Photos

Law Alumni Chapter CLE
Friday, November 22
The Law Alumni Chapter hosted the Continuing Legal Education Seminar - Trial Skills: The Basics from Veterans. Speakers included Gary K. Smith, David Cook, Rusty Reviere, Steve E. Farese, Sr., Leo Bearman, Jr., and Tim R. Discenza.

Law Alumni Chapter Judicial Reception
Thursday, November 7
The Law Alumni Chapter honored federal, state and local judiciaries and the 2013 Graduates of the School of Law at a wonderful reception held at the Shelby County Courthouse. View Photos

Race Judicata 5K Run/Walk
The Law Alumni Chapter sponsored 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. 

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. View Photos


Get Involved!

For more information or to get involved in the Law Alumni Chapter, contact Alumni Coordinator Kaylee Heathcott Pierce at khpierce@memphis.edu or 901-678-2905.

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