Alumni Weekend 2012

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Alumni Weekend 2012

Alumni Weekend 2012
Attention GW Law alumni: Alumni Weekend online registration is now closed. If you would like to register for events, you must do so by e-mailing with your name, GW Law degree and year, names of guests and specify which events you plan to attend.
Date: 9/27/2012 to 9/29/2012
Location: Washington, DC
Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 202.994.7166

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Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 27th

Clinics Program Overview

Time: 4:30 – 6:30pm
Location: Faculty Conference Center, 5th Floor of 716 20th Street NW (Law School)
Cost: Free
The faculty and staff of The Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinics invite you to join them for reception to hear an update on the 10 clinic programs, view plans for the new clinics building, and network with clinic alumni.  

GW Law Multicultural Alumni Happy Hour
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Location: Updated 9.7.12: Zengo, 781 7th Street, NW
Cost: Free
Join members of GW Law's multicultural alumni communities for a networking reception with drinks and light hors d'oeuvres provided. Hosted by: Black Law Alumni Association, Latino Law Alumni Association, and the Asian Pacific and South Asian American Law Alumni Association.

Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards
Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm
Location: W Hotel, 515 15th Street NW
Cost: $50 General Admission, $35 Young Alumni (Classes of 2002 – 2012)
President Steven Knapp and The George Washington Alumni Association Board of Directors cordially invite you to attend the 75th Annual Alumni Achievement Awards.

Friday, September 28th

Stockton Guard Luncheon
Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm
Location: Faculty Conference Center, 5th Floor of 716 20th Street NW (Law School)
Cost: $20
Alumni are invited to join Dean Paul Schiff Berman for a special luncheon to honor our distinguished graduates from the classes of 1972 and earlier.

Barristers’ BBQ/Alumni & Mentee Kick-off
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Location: Stockton Patio, 720 20th Street, NW
Cost: $10
Join fellow alumni, faculty and your mentees for a casual outdoor BBQ catered by Red, Hot and Blue.

The Supreme Court: Looking Forward to the 2013 SCOTUS Docket
Time: 3:30 – 5:00pm
Location: Moot Court Room
Cost: Free
Join Lerner Family Associate Dean for Public Interest and Public Service Law Alan Morrison, Professor Laura Dickinson, and Professor Jeffrey Rosen to discuss the recent decisions of the Supreme Court and the 2013 Docket.

Reception for Alumni and Students
Time: 5:00 – 6:00pm
Location: Dee Kelly Lounge
Cost: Free
Please join current law students and fellow alumni for a networking reception featuring drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

All-Alumni Kickoff Block Party
Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Location: Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
Cost: Free
You won’t want to miss this casual, all-alumni block party on 22nd Street in front of the Smith Center with dinner, drinks, and special university entertainment!

Alumni Concert with Earth, Wind & Fire

Time: 8:00 – 10:00pm
Location: Charles E. Smith Center, 600 22nd Street NW
Cost: Free
The Grammy Award-winning band Earth, Wind & Fire will kick-off Alumni Weekend with an all-alumni concert at the Charles E. Smith Center. Rolling Stone says Earth, Wind & Fire changed the sound of pop music in the 1970s with their Latin-funk rhythms, gospel harmonies and unerring horns.

Saturday, September 29th

Advocacy Competitions Student Alumni Presentation and Reception
Time: 12:00 – 1:30pm
Location: Tasher Great Room, Law School
Cost: Free
Join faculty, current students, and alumni of the Advocacy Competitions to celebrate recent achievements reminisce about your participation as a student.  Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Ethics CLE: Navigating Professional Responsibilities in a Mobile, Social, Electronic World, a lecture by Professor Alan Sibarium
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Moot Court Room, Lerner Hall 1st Floor, 2000 H Street NW
Cost: Free
Professor Alan Sibarium is a legal advisor with the United States Department of Justice’s Professional Responsibility Advisory Office (PRAO). A frequent lecturer at the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, Professor Sibarium provides advice and training to Department of Justice attorneys concerning compliance with their professional responsibilities, particularly regarding criminal and civil law enforcement investigations and prosecutions. This CLE course will explore ethical topics emerging from new technologies.

Day in the Life Tour
Time(s): 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30
Location: Starts in the Dee Kelly Lounge, Lerner Hall 1st Floor, 2000 H Street NW
Cost: Free
See the latest expansions and changes to the law school with a student-led tour. Tours last about 45 minutes and are offered at 4 different times for your convenience.  

Taste of GW
Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Location: University Yard, H Street between 20th and 21st Streets NW
Cost: $15
Join fellow alumni for an afternoon of food and fun as you sample foods from restaurants throughout the Washington, DC area! Taste of GW will feature restaurants owned and/or operated by fellow GW alumni.

Back to the Classroom Panels
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Cost: Free
Choose from the following:

Political Law and the 2012 Election
Location: Moot Courtroom, Lerner Hall 1st Floor, 2000 H Street NW

“Hot Topics in Federal Procurement”, a panel of GW Law’s Government Contracts Program Faculty
Location: LL102, Lerner Hall Lower Level, 2000 H Street NW

“What Have We Learned from the Last Financial Crisis, and Are We Better Prepared for the Next One?”, a panel of GW Law’s Center for Law, Economics, and Finance Faculty

Location: L302, Lerner Hall 3rd Floor, 2000 H Street NW

“Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law”, a panel of GW Law’s IP Faculty
Location: L301, Lerner Hall 3rd Floor, 2000 H Street NW

All-Alumni and Student Reception

Time: 3:00 – 4:30pm
Location: Dee Kelly Lounge
Cost: Free
Please join current law students and fellow alumni for a coffee and dessert reception.

LGBT Alumni Reception
Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Location: M Street Bar & Grill
2033 M St. NW
Cost: Free
Relax with members of the GW LGBT alumni community for an afternoon of drinks and light hors d'oeuvres. Hosted by: GW LGBT Alumni Association and the Lambda Law student organization.

Latino Alumni Association Soiree
Time: 10:00pm - 12:00am
Location: Mio Restaurant
Cost: Free
Join the GW Latino Alumni Association for an evening of networking and dancing.