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Our extensive alumni volunteer network creates opportunities to provide diverse services and programs for students, alumni, and friends of Notre Dame Law School. There are several ways for alumni to participate and we value your involvement. Consider sharing your time and talents. Below are some of the ways our alumni volunteers give back to Notre Dame Law School.

If you are interested in joining the NDLS Volunteer Network, please complete our online form.

Volunteer Opportunities

Admissions Opportunities
As a graduate or friend of Notre Dame Law School, you are the best ambassador for newly admitted or prospective students. We invite you to attend law school fairs and forums in your area, take an admitted student to lunch, participate in club summer send-offs, or serve as a point of contact for prospective or newly admitted students.

Contact:
Kevin O’Rear, Assistant Dean, Admissions and Career Development
574-631-6626

Alumni Program Opportunities
By hosting or sponsoring events, you strengthen the ties between colleagues and the Notre Dame Law School. Events include social gatherings and networking opportunities. Alumni also further Notre Dame Law School’s goals and programs through participation on the NDLA Board and serving as a reunion committee member.

Contact:
Patti McLaughlin, Associate Director, Law School Annual Fund
574-631-7936

Career Development Opportunities
As an experienced graduate, current students depend on our alumni for career advice and connections with other practitioners in the field. Whether you participate on a panel, post jobs, interview candidates, or host a group of students to discuss your practice, your expertise is an invaluable resource.

Contact:
Kevin O’Rear, Assistant Dean, Career Development
574-631-5410

Law School Annual Fund and Reunion Giving Program
By serving as a class agent, encouraging reunion attendance, and organizing the class gift, you help classmates celebrate the rich traditions of Notre Dame. Alumni also support the greatest priorities of Notre Dame Law School through membership in the Order of St. Thomas More and gifts to the annual fund.

Contact:
Patti McLaughlin, Associate Director, Law School Annual Fund
574-631-7936

News

William P. Farrell, Jr., 93 J.D., Ensuring Access to Justice for Tomorrow’s Litigants

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Over the course of his 20 years in commercial litigation, William P. Farrell, Jr. repeatedly heard the same questions from his corporate clients. How much would it cost to bring this case and how would they be billed?

Arthur O’Reilly, ’02 J.D., Saving the Cultural Soul of a City

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If you were to ask Arthur O’Reilly what his favorite piece of art is in the Detroit Institute of Arts, he would tell you that Diego Rivera’s murals have the greatest meaning to him because they tell an important story about Detroit and its history. But he would quickly add that right now, he is drawn to Mark Rothko’s “Orange and Brown 1963.”

Two NDLS Grads Join the Federal Bench

December saw two Notre Dame Law School grads confirmed to the federal bench. Double Domer Jack Blakey, ’88 B.A., ’92 J.D., was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by the U.S. Senate December 16. Earlier this month Jerry Pappert, ’88 J.D., was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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Contact Info

Alumni Center
1150 Eck Hall of Law
Notre Dame, IN 46556

P: 574.631.6891
E: lawalum@nd.edu