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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

Sean Seymore, ’06 JD, Wins Vanderbilt Faculty Honor

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NDLS grad Sean Seymore has been named a Chancellor Faculty Fellow by Vanderbilt University.

The appointment extends over two fiscal years and includes additional funding designed to support Professor Seymore’s innovative research into how patent law should evolve in response to scientific advances and how the intersection of law and science should influence the formulation of public policy.

James S. Carr, ’87 J.D., Elected Chair of Kelley Drye

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Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced as part of the Firm’s strategic plan that James S. Carr has been elected Chair of the Firm. Carr joined Kelley Drye’s New York office in 1988, was elected to the Executive Committee in 2007, and is Chair of the Bankruptcy and Restructuring practice group. He is well known in the bankruptcy bar, and he has been recognized for his creditor-oriented practice by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, US Legal 500 and Best Lawyers. In 2014, The M&A Advisor chose one of his matters as Retail Manufacturing/Distribution Deal of the Year, and he has been consistently awarded top-five honors in The Deal Pipeline’s Bankruptcy League Tables. See the full announcement here. Currently, Carr is the Chair of the Notre Dame Lawyers of New York City (NDL-NYC) Advisory Board and a member of the Board of Directors for the Notre Dame Law Association.

Richard A. Nussbaum, ’74 BA, ’77 J.D., Chosen as President of the Midwest League

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Richard Nussbaum recently became president of the Midwest League, which includes the South Bend Cubs and fifteen other teams. In addition to his role as president, Nussbaum will remain in his roles as general counsel of the league, in which he has served since 1993 and secretary, in which he has served since 2009. Nussbaum was a four-year starter for the Notre Dame Baseball team. Nussbaum is a partner in the South Bend firm of Sopko, Nussbaum, Inabnit & Kaczmarek. Read more.

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

P: 574.631.6891
E: lawalum@nd.edu