Alumni Reunion Weekend

Each year, the University of Arkansas School of Law, in conjunction with the Law Alumni Society, hosts Alumni Reunion Weekend. The event is a time for all alumni to come to campus and reunite as well as to make new friends and connections.

Dean Stacy Leeds, the Law School staff, and the Law Alumni Society welcomed alumni to the 2017-18 School of Law Alumni Reunion Weekend.

All law school alumni are invited to attend this fun weekend of reminiscing and reuniting. Details for the 2019 School of Law Alumni Reunion Weekend will be coming in the fall!

Dates and Events

Friday, April 13

3:00 p.m. CLE: Recent Developments in Legal Ethics

This program will cover issues involving the prospective client (Rule 1.18), ghost-writing of court documents (Ark. Civ. Pro. R. 87), the handling and destruction of client files (Rule 1.19), confidentiality and new technology (ABA Formal Opinions 11-459 and 17-477), the “commonly known” exception to opposing former clients (Rule 1.9 and ABA Formal Opinion 17-479) the use of client information and blogging (Rule 1.6 and ABA Formal Opinion 18-480), advice to clients involved in criminal activity (Rule 1.2), and the use of inadvertently received materials (Rule 4.4)and ABA Formal Opinion 05-437.

4:15 p.m. CLE: Lawyers in the Baseball Hall of Fame:

This program will look at the 11 lawyers who are in the Baseball Hall of Fame, focusing on their legal and judicial careers.

5:30 p.m. Dean’s All-Alumni Reception

Join reunion-goers, guests, professors, and friends in the Richard B. Atkinson Memorial Courtyard for a brief update on the state of the law school and a glimpse into future plans. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

In case of rain, this event will be moved inside. Please see Facebook and Twitter for last-minute updates.

Class Events Will Follow

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Saturday, April 14

10:00 a.m. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Registration is required.

10:00 a.m. Gates open at Baum Stadium.

12:00 p.m. All Law Alumni Tailgate will begin.

12:00 p.m. First pitch, Arkansas v. South Carolina (Game 1). Game 2 will start 30 minutes after Game 1, and your ticket will be good for both games.

Reminders: bring your nametag and lanyard, bring law chairs (if you have them), review the clear bag policy and BUNDLE UP!

Baseball tailgate and game sponsored by the firm of Mitchell Williams.

Class Challenge

Reunion registration fees have been waived with the hope that our alumni will rise to the Class Challenge!

Scholarship is the single greatest tool we have to attract the best and brightest students to the School of Law. The class challenge is a friendly competition between classes to raise funds and to provide scholarships to qualified students who could not otherwise attend. Class totals will be tallied for “bragging rights” and each gift is tax deductible.

To give, please visit the link to contribute online. Or you may send a check made payable to the University of Arkansas Foundation. Please write “Class Challenge class XXXX” in the memo for proper credit. Checks may be mailed to:

University of Arkansas School of Law
1045 W. Maple St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
ATTN: Tory

Reunion Co-sponsors

University of Arkansas School of Law Law Alumni Society Reece Moore Pendergraft
Matthews Campbell Rhoads McClure Thompson Earl Buddy Chadick, Bassett Law Firm, LLP

Tailgate and Baseball Game Sponsor

Mitchell Williams Selig Gates Woodyard, PLLC

Photos from the 2017-18 Alumni Reunion Weekend

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