Reunion Weekend 2017 - Schedule of Events

Please note that this schedule is subject to change; check back frequently for updates.

Friday, May 5, 2017

All Friday events take place in downtown Chicago, as noted. There will be a Registration table at each event, so please check in to pick up your nametag, a guidebook for the weekend, and additional materials.

12:00–2:00 p.m.  Loop Luncheon featuring Professor Anthony J. Casey, '02
The Standard Club | 320 South Plymouth Court | Grand Ballroom
Please join us as we officially kick off Reunion Weekend at this downtown luncheon, where Anthony J. Casey, ’02, Professor of Law and Mark Claster Mamolen Teaching Scholar, will present "The Short Happy Life of Rules and Standards" followed by Q&A.

2:30–4:00 p.m.  Highlights Tour: Art Institute of Chicago
159 East Monroe Street
This docent-led tour explores the wide range of art on display at the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the city's great cultural institutions. The tour includes some of the museum’s most remarkable masterworks, such as Hopper’s Nighthawks and Seurat’s Sunday on La Grande Jatte. Space is limited, so please register early. Ticket includes general admission.

4:30–6:00 p.m.  Alumni Clerkship Reception
McCormick & Schmick’s | 41 East Chestnut Street
Alumni who have served in clerkships are invited to this special reception with current students who are interested in pursuing a clerkship experience. Light refreshments will be served.

6:00–8:00 p.m.  All-Alumni Wine Mess
Museum of Contemporary Art │ 220 East Chicago Avenue 
Reconnect with your classmates, mingle with Law School faculty and current students, and enjoy drinks and light hors d’oeuvres. 

8:30–10:30 p.m.  All-LLM Alumni Dinner
Wildfire | 159 West Erie Street
LLM alumni from all class years are invited to join fellow LLM graduates and Richard Badger, JD’68, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, for dinner. 

Saturday, May 6, 2017

The Saturday morning and afternoon events take place at the Law School, 1111 East 60th Street. Parking will be available in the lot behind the Law School.
8:15 & 8:30 a.m.  Shuttles from the Gleacher Center to the Law School
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Complimentary shuttle transportation is available from downtown Chicago. Please board the shuttles in front of the Gleacher Center. Law School staff will be on-hand to provide directions and answer questions.

9:00–10:00 a.m.  Coffee & Breakfast
Enjoy coffee & breakfast in the classroom corridor. If you have not yet checked in, please visit the Registration table to pick up your nametag, a guidebook for the weekend, and additional materials.

10:00–11:00 a.m. A Conversation with Dean Thomas J. Miles
Join Dean Miles for a discussion about UChicago Law.

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Faculty Masterclass
Join us as faculty present their current work in these engaging sessions.

12:152:00 p.m. Picnic Lunch
Enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch with fellow alumni and their families in the Green Lounge. There will be a face painter and games for kids. 

1:30, 2:00 & 3:00 p.m.  Shuttles from the Law School to the Gleacher Center

5:30–6:30 p.m.  Reunion Committee Reception
By invitation only 
Reunion Committee members from all classes are invited to this reception, where we will toast to your collective efforts and accomplishments!

7:00–10:00 p.m.  Reunion Class Dinners
Location Varies
Often seen as the highlight of the weekend, the traditional Saturday evening Class Dinners provide a wonderful opportunity to reminisce and reconnect with classmates. The evening will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 7:00 p.m., followed by a three-course dinner at 8:00 p.m. 

Sunday, May 7, 2017

10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon  All-Alumni Brunch
Signature Room at the 95th | John Hancock Center, 875 North Michigan Avenue
Continue the conversations from your weekend at a brunch for all Reunion celebrants.