Alumni News

Alumni News: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Alumni Spotlights

Carolina Law Honors Distinguished Alumni

Sarah Parker
Sarah E. Parker '69
Jack Boger
John C. "Jack" Boger '74
Chris Brook
Christopher A. Brook '05

The UNC Law Alumni Association Board of Directors is proud to announce its alumni award recipients for 2015. The school and the Law Alumni Association will honor three exceptional graduates at the annual Law Alumni Weekend Leadership and Awards Dinner, Friday, May 1, 2015, at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill.

The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to the Honorable Sarah E. Parker '69, retired chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. The Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to John Charles "Jack" Boger '74, dean and Wade Edwards Distinguished Professor of Law at UNC School of Law. The Outstanding Recent Graduate Award will be presented to Christopher Brook '05, legal director, ACLU of North Carolina.

"We are tremendously excited about this year's Leadership and Awards Dinner," says Kris Jensen Davidson, associate dean for advancement. "We expect a large turnout for our three outstanding recipients. This event, which annually highlights Carolina Law's exceptional alumni, students and faculty, will be also be, in part, a farewell dinner for Dean Boger as he completes his tenure as dean."

Tickets will go on sale in mid-February and we anticipate standing room only. For more information about the Leadership and Awards Dinner, contact Kelly Mann at or 919.445.0170.

Read more about our 2015 alumni award winners.

Event Highlights

Law Alumni Association Hosts Reception during 25th Annual Festival of Legal Learning


Alumni and friends are invited to a reception during the 2015 Festival of Legal Learning. This informal gathering will be held Friday, Feb. 13, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, located on Friday Center Drive. It will provide an opportunity to reconnect with former classmates and meet others in the legal community. Appetizers and first drink will be provided by the UNC Law Alumni Association. The reception is open to all area alumni in addition to Festival participants, so please make your plans to join us on February 13. Register now.


Join the Conversation on the New UNC School of Law LinkedIn Page


Join the conversation on the new UNC School of Law LinkedIn University Page. The LinkedIn University Page is a new addition to the networking site, and it automatically adds any LinkedIn member with ties to Carolina Law. It is a helpful and user-friendly tool for identifying and connecting with fellow alumni by location, area of practice, class year and employer. While you're on our page, be sure to add your comments to the recommendations section. The recommendations page provides a place to share the many great things about Carolina Law, and it can be viewed well beyond our alumni base. If you are not already on LinkedIn, now is the time to join! If you are already a member, be sure to follow our University page. If you need any assistance, contact Susan McLean, director of alumni and donor relations, at or 919.445.0169.

Law Alumni Association Board of Directors Announces New Members and Officers

All 10,800 Carolina Law alumni are members of the UNC Law Alumni Association. The Alumni Association is governed by a board of directors that consists of representatives from 14 geographic regions within the state of North Carolina, as well as members from Atlanta, Charleston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York and Washington, D.C. The Law Alumni Association Board of Directors is pleased to welcome its incoming 2015 members and officers.

2015 New Members

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