News & Events


The Class of 2015: Year of the Volunteer


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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NDLS Students Reflect on Experience in Law and Religion Moot Court in Venice, Italy

The Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State, and Society sponsored an opportunity for four students to travel to Italy over spring break to participate in the Fondazione Studium Generale Marcianum Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion in Venice. The competition brought together law students from the United States and Europe to argue a case on religious accommodation, and examine issues of religious freedom through a comparative lens.

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Nine Public Interest Summer Scholarships Awarded

Nine students were awarded public interest summer scholarships from the Women’s Legal Forum, Asian Law Student’s Association, and the Environmental Law Society. Seven scholarships were funded by the Women’s Legal Forum with proceeds from the Fr. Mike Show Feb. 25. Two other scholarships are funded by the Asian Law Student’s Association and the Environmental Law Society. The scholarships will help fund the students’ public interest positions in various cities his summer.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Notre Dame Lawyers of Northern California: Event Announcement


Location: Irish Times, 500 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

You are cordially invited to a summer happy hour event

Please join us along with

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

for a mid-week happy hour.
*No host bar

This is a great opportunity to reconnect and meet fellow Notre Dame alumni who are attorneys in the Bay Area.

Newly admitted and current students residing in the Bay Area for the summer are encouraged to attend.

Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to

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