Alumni Association - University of Memphis
Law School 50th
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law 50th Anniversary

 

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 alumniassociation@memphis.edu or 800/678-TRAX.

 

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law 50th Anniversary Celebration
presented by
Glassman   Glassman Family

One North Front Street, Downtown Memphis
Saturday, October 27, 2012


The Law Alumni Chapter is committed to promoting and sustaining the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. The Chapter currently funds several scholarships and a teaching award. Members of the Chapter give back to the School throughout the year by hosting CLEs, providing mentoring and networking opportunities to current students, faculty, and alumni. With funds raised during this historic Celebration, the Law Alumni Chapter will be able to increase its support for the students and faculty of our Law School through additional scholarships, awards and professorships.

View photos from the event

View "Photo Booth" photos from the event

View the Save the Date

View the E-Invitation

VIP Doors open at 5:30 p.m. // General Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

6-7 pm - VIP Reception
:  VIP Guests enjoy a one-hour pre-event reception in a special tented section overlooking the Mississippi River. Premium cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and guests will be treated to a special concert by singer, songwriter Caroline Jones (http://carolinejones.com/).

7-10 pm - Music from the Decades:

  • 7-10 pm - Rat Pack Crooners - Gordon Ball Reading Room (4th Floor)
  • 7-10 pm - DJ Chris Webb - Riverside Tent
  • 7-8 pm - Judge Elvis and His Band - Student Lounge
  • 8-9 pm - Beatles Tribute Band - Student Lounge
  • 9-10 pm - Stax Revue - Student Lounge
10-Midnight - After Party with Disco Music and DJ Chris Webb - Riverside Tent

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Participating Restaurants & Caterers

In keeping with the University of Memphis’ efforts to "Go Green", the 50th Anniversary Celebration was pleased to feature restaurants which are Project Green Fork certified.  Project Green Fork was founded in 2008 specifically because of those statistics. Project Green Fork contributes to a sustainable Mid-South by helping reduce environmental impacts, with a focus on strengthening homegrown restaurants.

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Planning Committee

Thank you to all of our volunteers and planning committee members!

Chair: Kyle M. Wiggins (JD '04)

2012-13 Law Alumni Board President: The Honorable Robert "Butch" Childers (BBA '71, JD '74)

Committee Chairs and Members: Amy Amundsen, Blair Beaty, Lynda Black, Anne Caraway, The Honorable Robert L. Childers, The Honorable Kathy Clark, Jimmy Dickey, The Honorable Gina Higgins, Jennifer Hobson, Chuck Holliday, Hunter Humphreys, Vickie Hardy Jones, Andre Mathis, Jeri Moskovitz, David Pool, Todd Presnell, Ted Raynor, LaKeisha Sisco-Beck, Valerie Smith, Tanja Thompson, The Honorable Diane Vescovo and Dr. Darryl Weiman

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Contact Us

For additional information please contact Law Alumni Coordinator Wendy Sumner-Winter at wsumner1@memphis.edu or 901/678-1562.

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FAQ

Where is the funding for this event coming from?

There are no University or state funds being used to finance this event. All funds have been raised by the Planning Committee.

Where do the proceeds of the event go?
All proceeds from this event will benefit the Law School Alumni Chapter. The Law Alumni Chapter is committed to promoting and sustaining the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. The Chapter currently funds several scholarships and a teaching award. Members of the Chapter give back to the School throughout the year by hosting CLEs, providing mentoring and networking opportunities to current students, faculty, and alumni. With funds raised during this historic Celebration, the Law Alumni Chapter will be able to increase its support for the students and faculty of our Law School through additional scholarships, awards and professorships.

Who are the people on the planning committees?
Alumni, friends, local business representatives, University staff and Law Alumni Board Members make up the planning committees. If you are interested in helping, contact Alumni Coordinator Wendy Sumner-Winter at wsumner1@memphis.edu or 901/678-1562.

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Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Title Sponsor:

Glassman Edwards Wyatt Tuttle & Cox

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Glassman Family

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Pillar of Excellence Sponsors:

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VIP Reception Sponsor:

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Chef's Toque Sponsors:

Acre

Blind Bear

Erling Jensen

 Childers, Amundsen, Vescovo, McLaren

The Marston Group, PLC

Methodist

Muddy's Bake Shop

Spicer Rudstrom

 Darryl Weiman, MD, JD, and Kathleen Weiman

 

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Reading Room Lounge Stage Sponsor:

Auto Zone

 

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Cheers! Sponsors:

Alchemy

Armstrong Relocation

Baker Donelson

Bass Berry Sims

Martin Tate Morrow & Marston

Siskind Susser

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VIP Stage Sponsor:

Baptist

Metro 67

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Boardroom Sponsor:

Chancellor & Sons

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Reading Room Lounge Sponsor:

Riverside Reporting

 

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Music of the Decades Stage Sponsors:

BankTennessee

Hanover Shelton Harris Walsh

Hardee Martin

Husch Blackwell

Littler

Jill and Ken Steinberg

 

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Associate Sponsors:

Allen Summers

Burch, Porter & Johnson

Evans Petree

Glankler Brown

Rice, Amundsen & Capterton

Shea Moskovitz & McGhee

Thomason Hendrix

 Wyatt Tarrant & Combs

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Food Partners:

Another Roadside

Bluff City Coffee

Central BBQ

Ciao-Bella

Interim

Just for Lunch

Lady Bugg Bakery

McEwan's

Napa Cafe

Rendezvous

Sekisui

YoLo 

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Project Green Fork
Featuring PGF Certified Restaurants

 

 

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