Alicia Matricardi at Alumni Gala 2022

The Alumni Association hosts events year-round to help alums stay connected to the law school as well as build and maintain a strong professional network. The types of events vary and cater to the different audiences of Southwestern's 12,000 alumni across the nation.

Contact alumni for event ideas and sponsorship opportunities.


  1. Upcoming Events and CLEs

    SIDEBAR with Judge Paul Watford

    SIDEBAR with Hon. Paul Watford, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, Southwestern’s Inaugural Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence

    • Wednesday, April 5
    • 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
    • Via Zoom

    Register here


    IP CLE - Destination Moon

    Destination: Moon. The Future of IP Law in the Offworlds

    A CLE presented by the Alumni Association Board of Directors, Moderated by Stephen Strauss '83

    • Tuesday, April 11
    • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    • More details to follow

    Annual Montgomery Lecture

    The Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Annual Lecture Presenting Prof. Bryant Garth, Former Dean of Southwestern Law School

    • Thursday, April 13
    • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    • 2nd Floor, Bullocks Wilshire Bldg, Southwestern Law School

    Register Here

    Orange County Alumni Reception

    Orange County Alumni Reception

    • Thursday, May 4
    • 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
    • Westin South Coast Plaza

    Register Here



  2. Annual Awards Gala

    Annual Awards Gala

    The 32nd Annual Alumni Awards Gala

    • Thursday, June 15
    • 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    • Skirball Cultural Center


    Visit the Gala page for more information.


  3. Save the Date

    Homecoming 2023

    • Friday, October 27
    • Southwestern Law School
    • Specific times TBD, but anticipated 4:00–9:30 p.m.