TU College of Law Alumni to Host Annual Gala May 8

Thursday, March 25, 2010

The University of Tulsa College of Law and the TU Law Alumni Association will host the annual Law Alumni Gala, May 8, 2010 at Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception open to all alumni, new graduates and their guests. The reception honors the newest law school graduates who participated in the hooding ceremony earlier that day. There is no charge to attend the reception.

Dinner, which is open to alumni and new graduates at no charge, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Guest tickets for the dinner are $75.

The evening’s program features awards honoring alumni and student achievement, including the Lifetime Achievement in Law Award to be presented to the Honorable Charles S. Chapel (J.D. ’69). Judge Chapel, currently serving as general counsel with Riggs, Abney, Neal, Turpen, Orbison and Lewis, retired this year from the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals.

Also to be presented are the W. Thomas Coffman Community Service Award, recognizing outstanding alumni contributions to the community, and the R. Stephen Chandler Award, recognizing overall student excellence.

An RSVP by April 23 is required to attend, and online registration is available at www.utulsa.edu/law/alumni-gala.

For more information, contact Heather Rahhal at (918) 631-3320, or heather-rahhal@utulsa.edu.

Heather Rahhal