Alum Event

Alumni Events Calendar

Upcoming Events, Meetings and Programs in 2015

Thurs., March 26

Seattle University Bay Area Alumni Reunion
Burger Bar, 251 Geary Street #6, San Francisco
6 p.m.


Fr. Stephen V. Sundborg, president of Seattle University, will be in attendance at the university's Bay Area Alumni Reunion. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet him, connect with law alumni in the area, and network with other SU college and department alumni. 

Thurs., March 26

Seattle University - New York City Alumni Happy Hour
Stout NYC, 133 W. 33rd Street
6 p.m.


Join Seattle University alumni, from all schools and departments, and friends in Midtown Manhatten for an evening of fun and networking.

Mon.-Fri., April 6-10

Job Shadow Week

The law school's Job Shadow Program provides an excellent opportunity for law students to get a firsthand look at what the legal world is really like outside of the classroom. Alumni volunteers are vital to its success! 

Please hold the dates on your calendar and stay tuned for a call for volunteers. Thank you!

Thurs., April 9

Managing Your Student Loan Debt and Focusing on What Matters: A high-impact program for students and graduates with student loan debt
Noon to 12:50 p.m., Rm. C5, Sullivan Hall 
5 - 6 p.m., Wyckoff Auditorium, Bannan Engineering Bldg.

Students and graduates have important decisions to make about student loans. Flexible repayment options and forgiveness provisions are available, but the details matter and it can be confusing to figure out on your own. Join students and alumni to hear from and ask questions of Heather Jarvis, a student loan expert with over a decade of experience. The presentation will be recorded if you are unable to attend. 

Tues., April 14

Mentorship Program - CLE and Reception
4:30 - 5:30 p.m., CLE, C5
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Reception, Second Floor Gallery
Sullivan Hall


As a thank you to both mentors and mentees, the LAB's Mentorship and Professional Development Committee is hosting a complimentary CLE and Reception for program participants. Jeanne Marie Clavere '87, professional responsibility counsel for the Washington State Bar Association, will present. (1.0 Ethics credit) 

Thurs., April 16

SJEL Banquet
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Second Floor Gallery


A short program will feature Dean Annette Clark '89 and Chief Editor James Graves.

Fri., April 17

38th Anniversary Law Review Alumni Dinner 
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Sullivan Hall


Dean Annette Clark '89 and the SU Law Review cordially invite alumni to the 38th Anniversary Law Review Alumni Dinner. Forthcoming invitations contain additional event details. 

Sat., April 18

SU Law RED Reunion: Reconnecting Every Decade

Are you one of our graduates from 1977, 1987, 1997, or 2007? Please plan to join us in Sullivan Hall to reconnect with our vibrant law alumni community and build a stronger network. This event will also serve as a special time to connect with the Class of 2017, our current 1L students, to offer your support, mentorship, and professional advice. 

If you would like to volunteer your leadership to make this event a success, please contact The most up to date information can be found here.

Wed., April 22

Sidebar Happy Hour - Tacoma
Pacific Grill Events, Pearl Room
1530 Pacific Avenue
5:30 - 7 p.m.


Please join Dean Annette Clark '89, Professor John Strait, and Professor Laurel Oates '78, along with Judge Gretchen Leanderson '87, Judge Frank Cuthbertson '93, and Judge Helen Whitener '98, in celebrating our South Sound alumni community. We hope to see you there!

Fri., April 24

CLE: U.S. Supreme Court Review: A Focus on Criminal Cases
12-1:30 p.m.
United States Courthouse, Tacoma
1717 Pacific Avenue


The Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington and Seattle University School of Law are pleased to present a free CLE featuring SU Law professors Andrew Siegel and Deborah Ahrens. Photo I.D. is required to enter the courthouse. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.; please allow time to pass through security.

Fri., April 24

SJSJ Annual Alumni Banquet
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Second Floor Gallery


The Seattle Journal for Social Justice cordially invites alumni to the 13th Anniversary Celebration Dinner. The evening's Keynote is Lisa Daugaard, interim deputy director of King County Department of Public Defense, who also serves as policy director for the Racial Disparity Project and co-chair of the Seattle Community Poilce Commission. 

Sat., May 16

KeyArena, Seattle
10 a.m.

Details for the May 2015 graduation ceremony are available here.

Regional Events

Our alumni communities gather in many cities across the country including Anchorage, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco, Tacoma, and Washington, D.C. Regional events provide an opportunity for alumni to develop and strengthen connections with their alumni colleagues and to welcome prospective and incoming students to the law school community. Are you interested in hosting an event in your area? Contact the Office of Advancement for more information.