About the Chapter
The Saint Joseph’s Law Alumni Chapter upholds a proud tradition of
reflecting the Ignatian values through service as men and women for
others. The Chapter contributes to current University life and advances
the legal profession through its focus on scholarship, professional
kinship and mentoring for graduates aspiring to the Bar. The Chapter encourages contact and interaction among our members, SJU faculty and
current students to promote the responsible study and practice of the
We support the professional development of our members by hosting events throughout the year. Alumni also serve as a source of information, support, guidance and supplemental
education for students and fellow alumni planning and working in the
legal profession. The chapter provides opportunities to engage with current students,
share expertise about careers in the legal profession and support SJU
graduates continuing on to law school.
Events & Awards
The chapter plans and hosts several events
throughout the year. The Law Alumni Chapter honors loyal alumni with awards, including the Brother Bartholomew A. Sheehan, S.J. ’27 Award and the Honorable Francis X. McClanaghan ’27 Award in the fall. In the spring, the Gem Award is presented to an alum who has worked without recognition for the good of others.
In addition to the award evenings, Law Alumni events include professional
networking dinners, speakers, industry panels, and social events.
Law Alumni connect with students through mentoring, events such as Dinner with a Lawyer, and through the Law Alumni Student Scholarship awards. Alumni also are encouraged to participate in signature SJU events like
Hawktoberfest, Global Community Day, and the Alumni Gala.
How to get involved
Alumni can participate in a variety of ways, including
signing up to receive communication about upcoming events, becoming a
mentor, getting involved as a chapter officer, and helping the group
grow by inviting former classmates to attend upcoming events and connect
with the chapter.
Join the Law Alumni Chapter.
You can also connect with fellow Law Alumni
and receive updates about the chapter's activities by joining our social
Support the Law Chapter
Donate directly to the Law Alumni Endowment Fund to support activities including:
If you have questions about giving to the Law Chapter, contact Maura Slatowski for more information.
- Law Alumni Scholarships for graduating seniors
- faculty and academic development
- student projects and support
- alumni and campus engagement
For more information, contact:
Director of Alumni Networks
Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395