Alumni Events & CLE Programs

Throughout the year, Villanova Law offers a number of events for our alumni to network, learn and socialize with other Law alumni. In addition, Villanova Law hosts a number of symposia and programs every year which are eligible for continuing legal education credits. Alumni are welcome to join for either earning CLEs or for enrichment.

Upcoming Events

Moral and Legal Considerations of the Deshaun Watson Case

Wednesday, September 28
4:30–7:00 p.m.
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

1 Ethics CLE credit


"The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840"

Thursday, September 29
4:00 p.m.
John F. Scarpa Hall

1 Substantive In-Person CLE credit


Black Law Students Association (BLSA) 50th Anniversary

October 13, 2022
4:00–8:00 p.m.
John F. Scarpa Hall

1 Substantive CLE credit

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The Tax Implications of the Inflation Reduction Act

Thursday, October 20, 2022
5:30–6:30 p.m. | Program
6:30–8:00 p.m. | Reception

Virtual & In-Person (Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law)

1 Substantive CLE credit | 1 CPE Credit


Unexampled Courage: A Discussion with Judge Richard Gergel

Monday, October 24
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Troutman Pepper, Philadelphia

1 Ethics CLE credit


Growing Judges at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Thursday, November 3, 2022
6:00–7:00 p.m. | Program
7:00–8:00 p.m. | Reception
John F. Scarpa Hall



We also encourage members of the Villanova Law Alumni Association to also engage with the larger Villanova University Alumni Association (VUAA) which offers alumni events around the country and world.

Professional Development Series

Considering a lateral move? Hear from panelists who made the move at various points in their career.

Making a Lateral Move to a Law Firm

  • Chris Corsi | Founding Partner and Attorney Recruiter, BCS Search
  • LaVelle King '18 | Associate, Morgan Lewis
  • Katelyn Romeo '17 | Associate, Duane Morris
  • Moderated by Ashley Baxter '17 and Ashley Lynam '11

Making a Lateral Move to a Government/Public Interest Organization

  • April Byrd '95 | Partner, Eckert Seamans
  • Diana Cortes '06 | City Solicitor, City of Philadelphia
  • Simeon Poles '17 | Attorney, Duane Morris
  • Moderated by Ashley Lynam '11

Making a Lateral Move to In-House

  • John Connelly '12 | Associate Counsel, Campbell Soup Company
  • Lauren Lonergan Taylor '95 | Senior Vice President, Director and Managing Counsel, TD Bank
  • Nancy Peterson '97 | Executive Vice President/General Counsel North America, Allied Universal Security Services
  • Effi Taylor '17 | Legal Counsel, Compliance, Farfetch
  • Moderated by Nancy Rappaport '95 and Meredith Nissen '04

Making a Lateral Move to a Law-Related Career

  • Evan Armstrong '08 | Vice President, Government Affairs, Retail Industry Leaders Association
  • Alexis Madden '11 | Director of Marketing and Business Development, Conrad O’Brien
  • Christine Mooney '95 | Director of Professional Skills and Professor of Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
  • Moderated by Ashanti Crawford '10




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