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1L Friendsgiving is at 6:00 p.m. in the Commons.


Two ND Law Students Selected as Bank of America Fellows

Rasheed Gilmer and Carlos Cisneros Vilchis, two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2017, are this year’s Bank of America Foundation Fellows.

The fellowship covers the cost of salary and benefits for two Notre Dame Law graduates to work for two years at a municipal agency or private nonprofit organization. The fellows’ work must advance social justice by providing legal services to low-income or other underrepresented populations. The opportunity allows fellows to create dream jobs by selecting the organizations where they want to work and designing projects to complete while at those organizations.

Two ND Law Students Named 2017 Shaffer Public Interest Fellows

Lauren Rafter and Kathleen Wood – two members of Notre Dame Law School’s Class of 2017 – have been named this year’s Thomas L. Shaffer Public Interest Fellows.

The Shaffer Fellowship is a highly competitive program funded entirely by donors. It pays the fellows’ salaries and benefits to work for two years in a public-interest legal position at any organization of their choosing.

NDLS Events

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Indy Meet and Greet Reception


Location: The Home of Nancy and Mark Gargula, 5838 Carrollton Ave., Indianapolis

This is the 5th Annual Meet and Greet event for the Notre Dame Lawyer Committee for the Indianapolis area, a nationwide initiative that has a dual purpose to: (1) provide local support for all ND alumni who are in the legal profession; and (2) provide an organized legal network accessible to ND law students and alumni for programming, networking, employment opportunities and support. The Indianapolis Notre Dame Lawyer Committee is chaired by Jessica Schnelker.…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Cleveland Annual Summer Picnic


Location: Center for Pastoral Leadership, 28700 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, Ohio

The Notre Dame Club of Cleveland Lawyers’ Alumni Committee will host its 11th annual summer picnic for Notre Dame lawyers, students, and graduates of Notre Dame attending law school on June 15.

The event is $35 per person and includes five raffle tickets for a chance to win two tickets to the Georgia vs. Notre Dame home football game on Sept. 9.…

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

NYC Notre Dame Lawyers Reception


Location: The Union League Club, New York, New York

The Notre Dame Lawyers of New York City club will host their 7th annual Notre Dame Lawyers Reception on June 15.…

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Inaugural Lawyer Committee Event in Tampa Bay


Location: The Columbia Cafe - Riverwalk, Tampa Bay History Center, 801 Old Water St. #1905, Tampa, Florida

The Notre Dame Club of Greater Tampa Bay will host the inaugural Lawyer Committee Event on June 24. The event will feature free tapas and a cash bar. Dress comfortably, as this will be an outdoor event.…

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