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Notre Dame Law School Hosts ICLEO Summer Program

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Shashan DeYoung knew the odds were against her to attend law school. As an African American single mom to twins, she realized her chances for success in law school might be lower than many of her classmates. But she was determined. “Statistically I am not expected to succeed,” she said. “I knew a program like ICLEO would give me the support I needed and would boost my experience, knowledge and confidence.” This summer, Notre Dame Law School hosted DeYoung and 18 other students as Fellows of the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity (ICLEO) at its Summer Institute Program.

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The Class of 2015: Year of the Volunteer

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When Alisa Finelli, JD ’15, learned that she had won the national Pro Bono Award from the Super Lawyers rating service, she was grateful for the recognition the prize would bring to the Volunteer Lawyer Network, whose director, Mark J. Torma, ND ’97, had nominated her for the prize.

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Events

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

ND Club of Chicago Attorney Network Summer Happy Hour

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Location: Rivers (30 S. Wacker Drive)

Join the ND Attorney Network for a Happy Hour at Rivers!

Event Description: There will be a cash bar and free hot appetizers. As always, we welcome anyone in the legal profession (attorney, paralegal, vendor, etc.) with a ND degree (undergrad, law or other grad school), but we’d appreciate if they sign up in advance so we can give Rivers an estimated headcount.

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The Colorado Notre Dame Lawyers Committee Reception

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Location: Holland & Hart, 555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

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The Colorado Notre Dame Lawyers Committee

Invite all Notre Dame Lawyers (includes NDLS graduates and all ND and SMC graduates who are lawyers) to a Reception to Welcome to Denver

Dean Nell Jessup Newton
Joseph A. Matson Dean and Professor of Law

Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

Please RSVP by July 31st to lawalum@nd.edu

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Friday, August 7, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Orientation for New Students

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Location: Notre Dame Law School

Notre Dame Law School Orientation 2015
(Attendance required – 8/19, 8/20, 8/21, 9/1)

Wednesday, August 19 (professional attire)
5:30 PM – Dean Nell Newton’s Welcome Address for 1Ls, Transfers, LL.M.s and Visitors in the McCartan Courtroom
5:45 PM – Welcome to the Profession with the Honorable Kenneth F. Ripple in the McCartan Courtroom
6:15 – 7:45 PM – Dean’s Welcome Reception at the Club Naimoli at Joyce Center

See entire Orientation Schedule

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Friday, August 21, 2015

Orientation for New Students

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Location: Notre Dame Law School

Friday, August 21 (casual dress, though work clothes may be appropriate for service projects)
8:30 – 9:30 AM – Continental breakfast in Eck Commons
9:30 – 10:20 AM – Introduction to Legal Writing (initial meeting of Legal Writing course) in the McCartan Courtroom
10:20 – 11:25 AM – Introduction to duLac and NDLS Honor Code, Financial Aid & Responsibility, and Harassment/Title IX in the McCartan Courtroom
11:25 – 11:35 AM – Academic accommodations process in the McCartan Courtroom
11:35 AM – 12:35 PM – Lunch in Eck Commons
Welcome and sale of NDLS merchandise by the Student Bar Association in SBA Office
12:45 PM – Meet for service projects in the McCartan Courtroom
1:00 – 5:00 PM – Service Projects
6:00 PM – Mass (casual dress) in St. Thomas More Chapel
7:00 PM – Dinner in Eck Commons

See entire Orientation Schedule

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

University Opening Mass and Picnic

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Location: Joyce Center's Purcell Pavilion

Mass will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Joyce Center’s Purcell Pavilion, with a procession of faculty and student leaders beginning from the North Dome at 5:20 p.m. A picnic will follow the liturgy on North Quad.…

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