Our events provide an opportunity for you to experience first-hand the Powerful Orange Law Network, linking into an incredible group of influential alumni who are practicing lawyers, managing partners, business professionals, policy-shapers, public interest leaders, members of the U.S. Congress, judges, state legislators, and so much more.

Check out some of our upcoming events and professional development opportunities to stay connected to the Orange Law family.

Upcoming Events

Innovation Law Center (ILC) Symposium

The ILC will host the “Venture to Victory: Pioneer Perspectives in Tech, Venture, and Private Equity” Symposium for those interested in the legal, financial, business, and entrepreneurial aspects of high-growth companies. Join us and learn from featured panelists Peter Alfano L’94, Partner at DLA Piper, Luke Cooper L’01, Founder & Chairman of Latimer Ventures, James Kelly L’99, Partner at DLA Piper, Lon Levin L’80, President of SkySeven Ventures, and Kevin Whittaker L’02, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer at Ripcord.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024 | 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom and Online Via Zoom

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5th Annual Black History Month Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Please join us to celebrate the arts within the legal profession at our annual Black History Month Dinner. This year’s theme is “Harlem Renaissance: the African Diaspora’s Impact on Arts, Culture, and Law”. The ceremony will commemorate the immersion of arts within the legal field, while also highlighting the achievements of our very own College of Law community. The night’s program will feature a keynote speaker, performances, dinner, and more. We cannot wait to see you!

**Guests are asked to wear semi-formal/formal attire.

Saturday, February 24 from 6-9:30 p.m.

Levy Atrium of Dineen Hall, Syracuse University College of Law

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Syracuse Law Alumni Night (Los Angeles)

Please join us for a special night of networking with fellow alumni and our online JDinteractive students.

Tuesday, March 14, 2024 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

El Paseo

11 Olvera Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Disability Law and Policy Program (DLPP)

Founded by Professor Arlene Kanter and now under the leadership of Professor Katherine Macfarlane, DLPP is the most extensive disability-related law school program in the United States. Join us as our faculty, alumni and students come together to reminisce about the impact the program has had, share stories of success, and discuss what the future holds for DLPP. In celebration of the historic DLPP program, we will also honor Professor Arlene Kanter for her years of disability-focused teaching, scholarship, and advocacy as she prepares for retirement from Syracuse Law. A special reception, with light food and drink, will follow the talk. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. (reception to follow)

Virtual & In-Person, Zoom Link Coming soon

McNaughton Collaboratory, Dineen Hall 1st Floor 

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Save the Date

Please save the date for these upcoming Syracuse Law events. More details to come soon!

  • April 26, 2024 from 5-7 p.m. – Syracuse Law Alumni Night (Washington, D.C.) – Featuring a special Fireside Chat with Rostin Behnam L’05, Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, followed by a reception with fellow alumni and current students.
  • May 8, 2024 from 5-7 p.m. – Syracuse Law Alumni Night (Syracuse, NY)

Event Recaps

Denver Alumni Event

Our Denver-based alumni came together for a networking event with Dean Boise at the Wynkoop Brewing Company in January of 2024. Online JDi students in town for an Arbitration Residency also joined in on the fun!

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