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Friday, May 1, 2015

Law Alumni Association Board of Directors and Committee Meetings

The Friday Center
100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

For more information about our board and committees, email Rory Moore at

Dress - business casual

Class of 1965 50th Reunion Luncheon (no charge)

The George Watts Hill Alumni Center, Carolina Club
550 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill, N.C.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Members of the class of 1965 and their guests are invited to a luncheon in honor of their 50th reunion.

Dress - business casual

Parking - Ramshead Deck - Vouchers provided

A Taste of Chapel Hill/Carrboro Walking Tour ($40)

Meet at 1:30 p.m. in front of Open Eye Café
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Take a stroll down memory lane and explore your college town's best restaurants on this walking tour through the streets of Chapel Hill/Carrboro. Meet at 1:30 in front of Open Eye Café in Carrboro (101 S. Greensboro Street) and then head to Neal's Deli, Acme, Al's Burger Shack, Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe, Kipos, and then back to Open Eye Café. Along the way you will meet the chefs, learn about the culinary landscape of downtown and enjoy a sampling of delicious food and drinks.

Dress - casual with good walking shoes

Parking - Street and municipal lot parking available free of charge

Carolina Law Leadership and Awards Dinner ($75)

Carolina Inn
211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, N.C.
6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

This annual event, hosted by the Law Alumni Association, unites faculty members, student leaders and fellow alumni at a dinner and program celebrating the successes of our school and honoring the UNC School of Law alumni award recipients.

This year the Law Alumni Association is proud to honor Sarah Parker '69 with the Lifetime Achievement Award, John Charles "Jack" Boger '74 with the he Distinguished Alumni Award and Chris Brook '05 with the Outstanding Recent Graduate Award. Visit our alumni news section for more information on our award recipients.

Dress - business/dinner

Parking - The Carolina Inn offers valet for a fee. Free parking is reserved for attendees at the Nash Water Tower Lot: Left out of Carolina Inn parking lot., Right at first traffic light (McCauley St)., Right at 4-way stop (Ransom St)., Right at next light (Cameron Ave)., Right onto Wilson St. (1st right), Nash Lot entrance on left at end of Wilson St.

Friday Night Reunion Meet Up on the Hill (cash bar)

The Back Bar at Top of The Hill
100 East Franklin Street, 3rd Floor Chapel Hill, N.C.
8:30 p.m. on...

Looking for a spot to meet up with your classmates or to continue the celebration after the Leadership Dinner? Then, as usual in Chapel Hill, the Top of the Hill is the place to be. Scott Maitland '95, proprietor, offers great cuisine, unique beverages and a great location to find your old friends and make some new ones. Carolina Law will have space reserved in the Back Bar. Drinks are on your own.

Parking - street and pay lots

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Make Earning CLE a Part of Your Reunion Weekend (no charge)

UNC School of Law, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall Room 4004
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. CLE Session

Come back to law school, if only for one hour. Join fellow alumni for a class at the law school. John M. Conley, William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor of Law, will present a one hour CLE. His overview on privacy law will be both interesting and timely.

Prior to joining the UNC law faculty in 1983, Conley practiced law in Boston and in Charlotte, North Carolina for six years, specializing in civil litigation. He is also of counsel to the Charlotte firm of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson. Conley earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a J.D. and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Duke University. He also served as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School. His principal research and teaching are law and social science and intellectual property law.

*Approval pending with the N.C. State Bar. Out-of-state participants will be provided instructions for submitting with their local Bar.

Dress - casual

State of the School (no charge)

UNC School of Law, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall Room 4004
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Given by John Charles Boger '74, Dean and Wade Edwards Distinguished Professor of Law. If you have not yet had the opportunity to hear Dean Boger speak, then you should plan on attending. If you have heard him, then you know this is an event not to be missed. At once informational and inspirational, this year's State of the School address will also be Dean Boger's last, and a chance to wish him well.

Dress - casual

Carolina Law Family Picnic and Concert Under the Tent ($15)*

UNC School of Law, front lawn of Van Hecke-Wettach Hall
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Join fellow alumni, faculty, students, friends and family for a picnic at the law school. with hot food off the grill, entertainment for the kids, and a concert under the tent.

The Law Alumni Association is pleased to be featuring Underhill Rose as this year's concert under the tent. This talented and upcoming female country soul trio out of Asheville, N.C. makes music from the heart, drawing inspiration from life-long listening to folk, old country, and rhythm and blues.

Dress - casual

Parking - Limited parking will be available at the law school. Overflow parking will be available at the Hwy. 54 (Raleigh Road) lot.

*At the request of alumni, the option to sponsor a current student's participation in the Family Picnic has been added. Please consider an additional $15 in your registration fee that will cover the lunch of a future Carolina Law alum.

Class of 1985 Lunch at the Home of Karen Popp ($15)

1047 Burning Tree Drive
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

The 1985 committee is pleased to offer a class lunch at the home of Karen Popp, 1047 Burning Tree Drive in Chapel Hill.

Parking - driveway and streetside

All Aboard for the Tar Heel Tour! ($10)

Bus departs the law school at 1:30 p.m.

The Carolina Inn (1:45 – 2:15 p.m.) There is no place quite like the Carolina Inn in the spring time. Enjoy a beverage on Carolina’s front porch and take a moment to enjoy the scenery (cash bar).

Old Well (2:15 – 2:30 p.m.) Stroll over to the Old Well, one of UNC's most treasured landmarks and the visual symbol of the University. Tradition says a sip from the Old Well on the first day of classes could bring good luck in the coming year. For Reunion attendees, it could provide a flood of memories and a great photo opportunity.

Top of the Hill Restaurant (2:30 – 3:00 p.m.) Take the elevator to the Top of the Hill and enjoy a beverage (cash bar) and a nibble at what has become the living room for Tar Heels. Carolina Law alumnus, Scott Maitland '95, proprietor, offers great cuisine and unique beverages for Tar Heels of all ages. Enjoy the view from the balcony at Top of the Hill while soaking up the Carolina sunshine.

Sugarland Bakery (3:00 – 3:30 p.m.) If you have a sweet tooth, it can be filled at Sugarland! Carolina Law alumni are invited in for a signature a cupcake, pastry, or gelato. Once you get your treat, don’t forget to swing by one of Carolina’s favorite merchandise shops: Chapel Hill Sportswear, Johnny T-Shirt, or the Shrunken Head.

3:30 p.m. Load bus to return to the law school.

Dress - casual

Class of 1990 Meet Up at the Back Bar (no charge, cash bar)

The Back Bar at Top of the Hill
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The 1990 committee is pleased to offer a class gathering at The Back Bar at Top of the Hill. Shuttle transportation will be provided to Frankin Street and back to the law school.

Dress - casual  

Class of 2005 Meet Up at TRU (no charge, cash bar)


114 Henderson St
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

The 2005 committee is pleased to offer a class gathering at TRU Deli and Wine Bar. Cash Bar. Shuttle transportation will be provided to Frankin Street and back to the law school.

Dress - casual

Documentary Viewing: "Generation of Change: Bill Friday,
Terry Sanford, and North Carolina from the 1920s-1972,” (no charge)

UNC School of Law, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall Room 4004
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a viewing of the documentary highlighting the storied careers of North Carolina leaders and UNC School of Law alumni Bill Friday ’48, Terry Sanford ’46 and William Aycock ’48, among others.

“A Generation of Change: Bill Friday, Terry Sanford, and North Carolina from the 1920s-1972,” written and directed by Durham, N.C., filmmaker Steve Channing, celebrates the public contributions of a group of North Carolinians, most of whom were members of the same study group at UNC School of Law. Gene R. Nichol, Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor of Law, served as executive producer of the film.

The documentary covers the span of time from their youth in the 1920s to the election in 1972 and the birth of the two-party state in North Carolina.

Carolina Law Reunion Weekend Class Celebrations ($25)

UNC School of Law, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall Rotunda

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

We are bringing down the florescent lights and hosting a reception in the space many of you once thought was only for studying or grabbing a quick lunch. Not to be missed, this celebration is the best time to catch up with your former classmates as well as others in the Carolina Law community.

Heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided as well as place to meet up with your classmates. Wear your dancing shoes, come hungry and help us make this a weekend to remember. A list of local hot spots and taxi services will be provided for those who want to continue the fun after our reception has ended.

Dress - business casual

Parking - Free parking will be available at UNC School of Law

Events may be added by visiting the registration desk or by seeing a staff member. Need assistance on the day of Reunion? Call or text Susan McLean, director of alumni and donor relations at 919.672.3949.

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106

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