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Reunion 2015 Schedule of Events:

Save the Date! 

Reunion 2015 will be Friday, May 15 - Saturday, May 16, 2015

Friday afternoon/evening events and Saturday afternoon events will be held at Penn Law.
Saturday evening’s Gala Reception & Dinner will be held at the Penn Museum of Archaelogy.

Reunion 2015 Schedule Overview*

*Tentative - all information subject to change

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Friday, May 15, 2015 Saturday, May 16, 2015
12:00 pm   Seniors Partners Luncheon 10:00 am   Barnes Foundation Visit
12:00 pm   LLM Lunch 11:00 am   CLE: Career Alternatives
1:00 pm     Barnes Foundation Visit 12:00 pm   Alumni Author Book Event
1:45 pm     CLE: TPIC Presents 12:00 pm   Courtyard Picnic
3:00 pm     CLE: Ethics 12:30 pm   Tours of Golkin Hall
4:15 pm     CLE: Kilgore Society Presents      2:00 pm     Barnes Foundation Visit
5:30 pm     Celebrating Gary Clinton:
                   A Toast and Tribute
6:30 pm     Reunion Gala: Cocktail
                   Reception and Class Dinners
6:00 pm     Class Cocktail Receptions

 6:30 pm    Class of 1955 Cocktail
                   Reception and Class Dinner


 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, May 15, 2015 

12:00pm  

Senior Partners Luncheon
Penn Law, Haaga Student Lounge (the Goat)

Join Dean Pritchett for the 8th Annual Senior Partners Society Luncheon. Meet fellow Penn Law alumni from the classes of 1964 and before, share memories of your time at Penn Law by participating in the Oral History project, and hear how your alma mater is making history Join Dean Pritchett for the 8th Annual Senior Partners Society Luncheon.

Meet fellow Penn Law alumni from the classes of 1964 and before, share memories of your time at Penn Law by participating in the Oral History project, and hear how your alma mater is making history at the forefront of legal education today. image

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

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12:00pm  

LLM Lunch
Location TBD

Join Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Matt Parker and other Reunion-Year LLM Alumni and current LLM students for a group lunch to kick off Reunion Weekend!

 
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1:00pm

Barnes Foundation Visit*

Visit the Barnes Foundation’s new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 

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Price: $20

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1:45pm

CLE Panel Discussion 1
TPIC 25 Presents
Education Today: Reform, Revolution, or Reinvention?
Panel featuring Laval Miller-Wilson L’95; additional panelist information to follow.

Further details to come.

Penn Law, Room TBD

 
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3:00pm

CLE Panel Discussion 2
Ethics Issues Implicated by Proposed Amendments
to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Panel featuring Gregg Kanter L’90 and Wendy Schwartz L’90.  Additional panelist information to follow.

Further details to come.

Penn Law, Room TBD

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4:15pm

CLE Panel Discussion 3
Kilgore Society Presents
Penn Law Women in Politics: Serving the Public and Supporting Communities
Panel featuring several outstanding Penn Law women graduates. 

Further details to come.

Penn Law, Room TBD

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5:30pm

Celebrating 39 Years of Dean Gary Clinton at Penn Law: A Toast and Tribute
Penn Law, Michael A. Fitts Auditorium, Golkin Hall

Join Dean Wendell Pritchett for a special tribute as the law school honors Dean of Students Gary Clinton for his 39 years of dedication and service to the Law School at his final reunion as our Dean of Students. 

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6:00-8:00pm

Class Cocktail Receptions
Penn Law, Various Locations

Cocktail receptions for the classes of 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2010. Catch up with classmates and friends over food and drinks.  Alumni will be assembled by reunion class at various locations across the law school. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.  

Stop by the photo booth next to the Goat and snap some photos with friends (and the Goat)!

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Saturday, May 16, 2015 

10:00am

Barnes Foundation*
Visit the Barnes Foundation’s new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 
Price: $20


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11:00am - 12:00pm

CLE Panel Discussion 4
Career Alternatives for Attorneys: Beyond BigLaw

Come listen to a panel of your fellow Penn Law alums discuss why they decided to pursue a non-traditional career path, how they successfully did so, and how they use the skills they developed in law school and from their practice experience in their alternative careers.

 

Penn Law, Room TBD

 

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12:00 - 2:00pm

Penn Law School Store will be OPEN - Penn Law Apparel for Sale!
Penn Law, The Clock

Stop by to stock up on new Penn Law t-shirts, ties, tote bags, sweatshirts, mugs, pens, water bottles, and more!

Note: this selection is different (and wider) than that which is offered at the Penn Bookstore - we have more colors and designs!  A small sampling is featured below.

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12:00-1:00pm

Penn Law Alumni Author Book Event
The Clock

We are pleased to highlight some of our recently published Penn Law alumni authors with a book signing event.  Stop by and chat with our authors, and pick up some great new books!

 

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Featuring the following authors:


Patricia Baloyra L’95  Goodnight, Miami

Hon. Harvey Bartle L’65  Mortals with Tremendous Responsibilities: A History of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Coleman L’74  Proof: Collection of Poems

Christie Garton L’06  Marketing for Millenials

Steven Goldberg L’94  One Last Thing Before I Die

Ama Karikari Yawson L’10  Sunne’s Gift: How Sunne Overcame Bullying to Reclaim the Gift

Franklin Kury L’61  Why Are You Here: A Primer for State Legislators and Citizens



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12:00-2:00pm

Courtyard Picnic
Penn Law Courtyard

Join your fellow Penn Law alumni and their families for a picnic in the newly renovated courtyard.  This is a family friendly event  - children’s entertainment and food available on site.image

 

 

 

 

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12:30 and 1:30pm

Tours of Golkin Hall
Follow one of our current Penn Law student guides on a tour of the recently-completed Golkin Hall, with tours beginning at 12:30 and 1:30.  Please meet in the Sansom Street Lobby. image

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2:00pm

Barnes Foundation*
Visit the Barnes Foundation’s new home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. 
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Reunion Gala: Cocktail Reception & Class Dinners
(all classes except 1955)

Beginning at 6:30pm

Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

  The cocktail reception and class dinners will be held at the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Attire for the evening generally ranges from business casual to cocktail.   

Join us for a cocktail reception in the Museum’s beautiful Warden Garden to celebrate all class reunions! 

Following the cocktail reception, at 7:30pm class dinners will begin and will be held in the Upper and Lower Egypt Galleries and in the Chinese Rotunda.  Reunion attendees will be seated together by class year for the dinner portion of the night.

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Class of 1955 Cocktail Reception & Class Dinner

Beginning at 6:30pm

Union League of Philadelphia

The 60th reunion class will have a separate cocktail reception and class dinner at the Union League of Philadelphia.

  
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*Note: Penn Law has purchased blocks of tickets for our alumni to visit the Barnes Foundation at the time slots designated above.  All tickets will be held, and must be picked up, at the Barnes Foundation and not at the Law School.

**We anticipate offering CLE credit for 1 hour of substantive law credit (and where noted, ethics credit) for Pennsylvania lawyers for each of our CLE sessions. CLE credit may be available in other jurisdictions as well.  Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment of $30.00 cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.