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Washington and Lee University School of Law

Alumni Weekend April 11-13, 2014



hat are you doing on April 11–13, 2014? Mark your calendar now for Law Alumni Weekend!

Join your classmates for an exciting and enchanting weekend to see what has changed, what the Law School has to offer today and to catch up with W&L friends, faculty and current students. It is an opportunity to relive your experience in Lewis Hall or in Tucker Hall and remember the wonderful memories from those days. Make plans now to come back to Lexington next spring. Please review the attached schedule to see what you will miss if you stay home. Law Alumni Weekend isn’t just for reunion classes—all 5,000+ members of our alumni community are welcome. We hope that you will accept our invitation to return, reconnect and reminisce at Law Alumni Weekend 2014, and that you will spread the word to your classmates and friends. I look forward to seeing you here.   Sincerely,

Nora V. Demleitner

Dean and Roy L. Steinheimer Jr. Professor of Law

Weekend Schedule Friday, April 11   9 a.m.

Fore W&L Law Golf Outing — Lexington Golf and Country Club Join fellow alumni on the golf course. You may enter as a team or as an individual.

  2 – 2:30 p.m.

Author, Hilary Martin Chaney ’98, ’04L — Classroom G “Through the Open Door: A Bipolar Attorney Talks Mania, Recovery and Heaven on Earth.”

  2 – 2:45 p.m.

Law School Admissions Information Session — Classroom C A representative from the Law School Admissions Office will discuss trends in law school admissions.

  2:45 –   3:15 p.m.

Tucker and Lewis Halls: Now and Then — Classroom C Learn about the planned renovations of the old and the new law school buildings. Photos and publications from Tucker Hall days will be on exhibit, with floor plans of both renovations slated to take place.

  3 – 7 p.m.

Registration — Lewis Hall Lobby

  3:30 –   4:15 p.m.

Tucker Hall Open House Come and walk through your old stomping ground.

  3:30 –   4:30 p.m.

The Emerging Law Governing Inadvertent Disclosures — Classroom C Vincent Bradford Professor of Law James E. Moliterno. This session will be an interactive discussion of how courts and bar associations are dealing with the modern phenomenon of lawyers mistakenly revealing confidential information to unintended recipients. Ethics CLE pending.

  4:45 –   5:30 p.m.

Student/Faculty Panel - Today’s W&L Law — Classroom C Learn more from current students and faculty about today’s W&L Law experience.

Continued – Friday, April 11   5:30 –   6:30 p.m.

Affinity Receptions — • BLSA – Law School Patio

(Inclement weather location, Faculty Lounge 4th floor)

(Inclement weather location, just inside patio)

  7 p.m.

Individual Law Class Cocktails and Dinner (various locations)

If interested . . . schedule an undergraduate admissions tour or information session. For more information call (540) 458-8710

• Law Review – Outside Law Review Office 4th floor • WLSO – Brief Stop Patio

Saturday, April 12   8 a.m.

Fun Run — Law School Parking Lot (starting point) Morning jog through Lexington. All fitness levels welcome.

  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Registration — Lewis Hall Lobby

  9 – 10 a.m.

Breakfast Connections — Moot Court Lobby and Classrooms E, F & G Start your Saturday morning with a student-alumni breakfast. You will meet with current students to discuss your career path, your practice area or how you’ve used your law degree, while enjoying a hearty breakfast.

  10 – 11 a.m.

Remarks from the President and Dean — Moot Court Room President Ken Ruscio ’76 and Dean Nora V. Demleitner will share their insights about the University and the Law School.

  11:15 a.m. – Law Council Update, Outstanding Alumni Award,   12 noon Volunteer of the Year Award and Legal Legacy Presentations — Moot Court Room Meet our 2014 Alumni Award recipients. Congratulate our Legal Legacies (those who graduated 50 or more years ago). Learn about the Law Alumni Association and how you can help.   12 noon –   2 p.m.

Law Alumni BBQ — Evans Dining Hall Enjoy some good food, Sweet Things ice cream and face painting for the kids. Music provided by The Luddites. Individual class photos will be taken.

Continued – Saturday, April 12   2:30 –   4:30 p.m.

Hike House Mountain or the Chessie Trail Meet in the Law School visitor parking lot at 2:15 p.m. and join students for an afternoon of hiking or a leisurely walk on the trail.

  5 – 7 p.m.

Registration — Lewis Hall Lobby

  5 – 6:30 p.m.

Progressive Law Reception with Faculty — Moot Court Lobby Tour the law school and enjoy appetizers and drinks hosted by various law faculty.

  6:30 – 7 p.m.

Class Photo — Law School Patio If you didn’t have your class photo taken at the BBQ, gather your classmates and meet the photographer.

  7 – 11:30 p.m. Law Alumni Dinner — Lewis Hall Lawn Music by The Holiday Band Join us for dinner and dancing to the Southeast’s premier party and dance band. Check out their song list online and send your requests to Suzanne at

Sunday, April 13   8 – 11 a.m.

Breakfast — Hotchkiss Alumni House Join PAD members for a hot breakfast before you hit the road. Sponsored by Phi Alpha Delta

Don’t miss the Public Interest Law Student Association

SILENT AUCTION! Stop by the Moot Court Lobby during registration hours and during the Progressive Reception to bid on items. Proceeds will go toward PILSA summer grants for students working in non-paying summer jobs.

Hotel Information Law Class ’04 and ’09 Best Western Lexington Inn 850 N. Lee Highway (540) 458-3020

General Hotels Best Western Inn at Hunt Ridge 25 Willow Springs Road (540) 464-1500

Law Class ’94 and ’99 Wingate 1100 N. Lee Highway (540) 464-8100

Comfort Inn 60 Comfort Way (540) 463-7311

Law Class ’84 and ’89 Sleep Inn & Suites 95 Maury River Road (540) 463-6000 Law Class ’74 and ’79 Holiday Inn Express 880 North Lee Highway (540) 463-7351 Law Class ’64, ’69 and Legal Legacies Country Inn & Suites 875 N. Lee Highway (540) 464-9000

Bed and Breakfasts 502 South Main (540) 460-7353 Abigail Inn 408 S. Main Street (540) 464-1444 Brierley Hill 985 Borden Road (540) 464-8421

Child Care Information For information on child care please contact Suzanne Wade

REGISTRATION FORM Full Name  __________________________________________ Class Year  ������� Address  ������������������������������������������������������������� City/State/Zip  �������������������������������������������������������� Phone  ____________________________ E-mail  ��������������������������� Name of Spouse or Guest  _____________________________ Class Year  �������� Early Bird Registration – $195  •  Regular and Onsite Registration – $220 Full Weekend Package – includes all events and meals for the entire weekend, Friday through Sunday. Early Bird $195 per person x _____ = _____ Regular $220 per person x _____ = _____ Golf $55 per person x _____ = _____ Friday Package – includes receptions and cocktails and individual class dinner Early Bird $70 per person x _____ = _____ Regular $85 per person x _____ = _____ Golf $55 per person x _____ = _____ Saturday Package – includes Breakfast Connections, BBQ lunch, Progressive Cocktail Reception, Law Alumni Dinner and Dance. Also includes Breakfast sponsored by PAD on Sunday. Early Bird $125 per person x _____ = _____ Regular $145 per person x _____ = _____

TOTAL = _____


To qualify for the early bird rate, you must register by midnight Jan. 15, 2014. If you need to cancel your registration after April 1, 2014, fees will not be refundable and will be directed to the Law Annual Fund.

METHOD OF PAYMENT:   ❑ Check enclosed (make checks payable to Washington and Lee University)   ❑ Credit card (please complete the following information) Name (as on card)__________________________________________________  ❑ Master Card   ❑ Visa  ❑ Amex  ❑ Discover  Card Number  ——————————————————————————— Security Code  ——————————————————————————— Expiration Date  —————————————————————————— Signature  ————————————————————————————— If you do not register online, please return this form via email to, fax (540) 458-8488, or use the enclosed envelope. If you have questions or would like to register children at a discounted rate, contact Joan Miller at (540) 458-8587.

April 11-13, 2014

Alumni Weekend

Washington and Lee University School of Law Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

W&L Law Alumni Weekend 2014  

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