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Priority Programs

The following programs help Memphis Law attract and retain top students and faculty. Please speak with Dean Peter V. Letsou or Holly Hazlett, Sr. Director of Development, to determine how your gift will make the most impact on these initiatives:

Law Advocacy Fund
This fund is intended to address the needs of the increasingly competitive Memphis Law Moot Courtand Mock Trial by funding scholarships, travel to regional and national competitions, and hiring of team coaches.

University of Memphis Law Review
Program funding will provide general support for the annual Symposium, as well as scholarships for the editorial board, and hiring of faculty advisors.

Legal Clinics
Support for the three clinical programs is needed to recruit faculty members with expertise in child and family litigation, civil litigation, and elder law; offer scholarships to participating third-year students; and sponsor outside speakers.

Faculty Support
Recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty entails offering additional support for summer research, travel to symposia and national legal organizational meetings, developing an annual speaker series, and offering sabbaticals.

Endowment opportunities for other program enhancements with their minimum gift amounts include:

  • Distinguished university chair - $2,500,000
  • Technology enhancement - $2,000,000
  • Instructional areas (each) - $1,000,000
  • Library improvement- $1,000,000
  • General academic program enhancement - $1,000,000
  • Professorship - $250,000
  • Faculty research award - $150,000
  • General scholarship - $30,000

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Priority Programs
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