Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Alumni Chapter
Save the Date: Pillars of Excellence Dinner
Presented by Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee, P.C.
Saturday, August 2
University of Memphis Holiday Inn
6:00 pm: Cocktail Reception / 7:00 pm: Dinner & Awards
This year the Chapter will honor six Pillars of Excellence from within the Memphis law community including: Hon. Arthur T. Bennett, Hon. David R. Farmer (BBA '63, JD '66), Albert C. Harvey, Charles F. Newman, Max Shelton, and Maurice Wexler. Jim Gilliland will be recognized as Friend of the Law School. For more information about sponsorships or purchasing tickets, click here or contact Alumni Coordinator Kaylee Heathcott Pierce at email@example.com or 901-678-2905.
Health Care CLE/CME
*Date to be rescheduled*
Wade Auditorium - U of M Law School
7:45 am: Registration & Refreshments / 8:30 am: Session I Begins
Join the U of M Law Alumni Chapter, the MBA Health Law Section and the U of M Health Law Institute for a Continuing Education Seminar. Topics will include current and pending health law issues. Lunch will be provided. Registration and fee information to follow. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-2905.
The Law Alumni Chapter funds several student scholarships including the Law Alumni Honor Student Scholarship, the Pillars of Excellence Law Alumni Scholarship, the Law Alumni Scholarship Award, and the Excellence in Legal Education Award. For more information about applying for these scholarships, click here.
Law Week Launch Party
The Law Alumni Chapter sponsored the Law Week Launch Party, a gathering of local legal organizations, in Court Square. Canned goods and monetary donations at the event helped support the Mid-South Food Bank.
Law Spring Reception
The Law Alumni Chapter, law school faculty, staff and students gathered in mid-April at the home of Chapter President Hunter Humphreys for an annual spring reception. View Photos
Law Alumni Chapter CLE
Friday, November 22
The Law Alumni Chapter hosted the Continuing Legal Education Seminar - Trial Skills: The Basics from Veterans. Speakers included Gary K. Smith, David Cook, Rusty Reviere, Steve E. Farese, Sr., Leo Bearman, Jr., and Tim R. Discenza.
Law Alumni Chapter Judicial Reception
Thursday, November 7
The Law Alumni Chapter honored federal, state and local judiciaries and the 2013 Graduates of the School of Law at a wonderful reception held at the Shelby County Courthouse. View Photos
Pillars of Excellence Dinner presented by Ballin, Ballin & Fishman, PC
The Chapter honored five Pillars of Excellence from within the Memphis law community including: Marvin Ballin (JD ’63), Marion “Boots” Boyd, R. Grattan Brown, Jr., Hon. Ronald L. Gilman, and Hon. Charles O. McPherson (BS ’64, JD ’65). The Belz Family was honored as Friends of the Law School. View Photos
Race Judicata 5K Run/Walk
The Law Alumni Chapter sponsored the Race Judicata at the Mississippi River Park, which benefitted Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS). Memphis Area Legal Services provides free legal service to the elderly and low income families.
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law 50th Anniversary Celebration
The Law Alumni Chapter and the School of Law celebrated the 50th Anniversary in style in October. Fellow alumni, current and former professors and deans, and members of the legal community enjoyed food from Memphis-area restaurants and music from the decades. Click here for more information. View Photos
For more information or to get involved in the Law Alumni Chapter, contact Alumni Coordinator Kaylee Heathcott Pierce at email@example.com or 901-678-2905.
Chapter Leadership List
- President: Hunter Humphreys (J.D. '77), firstname.lastname@example.org
- President-Elect: Vickie Hardy Jones (J.D. '96), email@example.com
- Secretary/Treasurer: David L. Pool (BM '91, MAT '94, JD '08), firstname.lastname@example.org
- Past President: The Hon. Butch Childers (B.B.A. '71, J.D. '74), email@example.com