September 19 - 21, 2014

Classes of 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009

 

Note:  Pricing reflects Early Bird/Regular/Late Registration cost per person.  
Class of 2009 prices will be discounted by 20%. 

 

Friday, September 19


"The Highest Tribute: The Michigan Journal of Race & Law @ 20"
Conference
9 A.M.-4:15 P.M.
South Hall, Room 1225
All reunion attendees are invited to attend.

For further information please visit www.law.umich.edu/mjrl20

 

Alumni & Student Speed Mentoring
3–4:30 P.M.
Aikens Commons, Lower Level

Have you heard of speed networking? Well, this is speed mentoring! Alumni will “mentor” law students in six-minute blocks. Over the course of an hour, students will change seats and mentors every six minutes, gathering information and advice from those in practice. Casual networking will follow.

Interested alumni and students are asked to complete a short questionnaire about their background, career experiences, interests, and  aspirations. The answers gathered from the survey will be compiled into information sheets that the alumni and students can exchange with one another. More than a business card, but shorter than a resume, these information sheets will allow you to stay connected to those you have met.

Want to participate? Please complete the survey at www.law.umich.edu/mentor by
Friday, September 12. Questions? Please email lawmentors@umich.edu.


Mary Frances Berry, ‘70
Keynote Address
The Michigan Journal of Race and Law 20th Anniversary Symposium
4:30–6 P.M.
South Hall, Room 1225

Berry is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania. She has served on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and was the assistant secretary for education in the U.S. Department of Health,
Education, and Welfare. 
 

Welcome Reception and Registration
6:30–8:30 P.M.
Michigan League, 2nd floor
$35/$45/$65

Start the reunion weekend by meeting up with classmates and mingling with alumni
from all Law reunion classes. Take care of reunion business: Pick up name badges
(which will serve as your “tickets” to all events except the football game), event
schedules, and your class attendance list.

 

Saturday, September 20  

Registration
9 A.M. – Noon
South Hall, Room 1070

If you weren’t able to pick up your name badge(s) on Friday night, you can do so here.


Where Past and Future Meet:
A Conversation with Dean West
9 –10 A.M.
South Hall, Room 1225

Join Dean West in our beautiful new academic building, South Hall. Hear an update on the Law School amid the historic and contemporary setting of Michigan Law.


MBLAS Gathering with Current Students

10 –11 A.M.
South Hall, Jeffries Lounge

The Michigan Black Law Alumni Society (MBLAS) will be meeting with current members of the Black Law Student Alliance (BLSA) in an informal gathering. Please rsvp to lawevents@umich.edu, or call the events line at 734-615-4535.


Tailgate
10:00 A.M. – Noon
Tent in the Law Quad
$25/$35/$55

Gather with old friends and new to enjoy brunch featuring picnic-type food and non-alcoholic beverages. (Sorry: Due to state liquor license regulations and U-M campus policy, we are unable to serve alcohol at the Law School.)

To find your classmates, look for class year signs located throughout the tent.

This year we've added an interactive photo-booth to our tailgate event, which will be stocked with fun props. Grab your friends, classmates, loved ones, and strike-a-pose! Images will be available for purchase after the event.


South Hall and Lawyers Club Tour
10:30–11:30 A.M.
Meet at the steps of the Reading Room

Every lawyer’s favorite on-campus housing has gotten a face lift. See the results of the yearlong renovation of the student rooms, part of which are now known as the Charles T. Munger Residences in the Lawyers Club. Designed to maintain the architectural integrity of the Law Quad while providing modern upgrades, the renovations include revitalized living spaces and common areas, as well as updated plumbing, heating, ventilation,
technology, accessibility, and safety features.

You’ll also tour South Hall, which was dedicated in September 2012. The building
features classrooms for small seminars as well as large lectures, the Jeffries Student Lounge, the Miller Canfield Corner, and offices for faculty, clinics, and administrative units.


Wolverine Football vs. Utah
Noon (subject to change)
Michigan Stadium


Various other activities and venues in Ann Arbor

It may be a Football Saturday in Ann Arbor, but there’s a whole lot more going on besides at the Big House. To learn about other activities, including family-friendly ones, pick up information at registration or visit www.law.umich.edu/reunions.


Reunion 2014 Class Dinners
6:30 P.M.
Various locations
Cocktails and dinner service
$100/$110/$130
Child:  $35/$45/$55

The class dinners are the heart of the reunion weekend. A class photograph will be taken during the evening, and Dean West will stop by to greet each reunion group.

Venues are as follows:

  • Class of 1989
    Michigan League, Ballroom
  • Class of 1994
    Michigan League, Hussey Room
  • Class of 1999
    Michigan League, Michigan Room
  • Class of 2004
    Michigan Union, Pendleton Room
  • Class of 2009
    Michigan Union, Anderson Room

 

Sunday, September 21


Dean’s Farewell Brunch
10–11:30 A.M.
Robert B. Aikens Commons
$25/$35/$55

Join Dean West and members of all Law School reunion classes for an informal, buffet-style brunch before you say farewell to classmates and the Quad.

 
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