Alumni Events & CLE Programs

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

2023–24 Upcoming Events

Villanova on the Hill Building Bridges Speaker Series and Reception

Wednesday, October 11
6:00–8:30 PM
The Mayflower Hotel | 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036


Villanova Law Women’s Network: A Conversation with Hon. Joanna McClinton ’06 on How to Get Politically Involved

Friday, October 13
12:30–1:30 PM


Minority Alumni Society CLE on Contemporary DEI Issues

Friday, October 27
9:00 AM–12:00 PM
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.


Reunion 2023
June 9–11

Come back to Villanova to reconnect with old friends, make new ones, share memories and experience the exciting changes on our beautiful campus. This year, we are excited to welcome both undergraduate and Villanova Law alumni back to campus during the same Reunion Weekend. 

Special events include 50th Reunion for the Class of 1973, milestone celebrations for graduates of class years ending in 3 and 8, Law School Open House and CLEs, the President’s Address and Reception, the Reunion Festival and more!

For information on events and registrion, please visit the Reunion 2023 website. 

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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