Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend: April 11 - 13, 2024

Save the Date for Alumni Weekend 2024 - Thursday, April 11 through Saturday, April 13, 2024! No matter what events you attend, we hope you will enjoy a weekend full of reminiscing with friends and reconnecting with the law school. Registration will open in late-fall. 

During Alumni Weekend 2024, we will also celebrate milestone reunions for class years ending in 4s and 9s. To make your reunion celebration the best it can be, we need your help to spread the word and to get your classmates excited. Join your class's reunion committee by completing this form. 

Reunion Years

50-Year Reunion: Class of 1974

45-Year Reunion: Class of 1979

40-Year Reunion: Class of 1984

35-Year Reunion: Class of 1989

30-Year Reunion: Class of 1994

25-Year Reunion: Class of 1999

20-Year Reunion: Class of 2004

15-Year Reunion: Class of 2009

10-Year Reunion: Class of 2014

5-Year Reunion: Class of 2019

2023 Alumni Weekend Event Schedule

Law & Health Care Program Stuart Rome Lecture Series: Implementing Justice in Research

3:15 - 4:15 p.m. | Program | Ceremonial Courtroom

4:15 - 5:15 p.m. | Reception

The Law & Health Care Program invites you to attend the 2023 Stuart Rome Lecture, which was established at the law school in January 1984 to honor the memory of Stuart Rome, a prominent health law attorney, community activist, and art patron in the Baltimore area. We will be welcoming Leslie E. Wolf, JD, MPH, Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law. Professor Wolf is a leading national scholar in health law, public health and ethics, with a focus on research ethics, and her lecture will be entitled “Implementing Justice in Research.” Please visit this Eventbrite page to register.

Alumni Honors Banquet: A Celebration of Leadership

6:00 - 8:30 p.m. | Westminster Hall | Ticket Price: $70

Every year, Maryland Carey Law recognizes alumni for their leadership, achievements, and impact on Maryland Carey Law and the legal profession. Celebrate our 2023 award recipients at the annual Alumni Honors Banquet. Your ticket includes admission to the event, a seated dinner and open bar, and networking with fellow Maryland Carey Law alumni, faculty and staff.

Ticket Price: $70 per ticket

If you are interested in purchasing an entire table (10 seats), please contact Jason Keller at for pricing.

2023 Award Recipients | Read the Annoucement

- Distinguished Graduate Award: Paul A. Tiburzi '80
- Mary Ellen Barbera '84 Judicial Excellence Award: The Hon. Joseph M. Getty '96
- Benjamin L. Cardin '67 Public Service Award: Amy L. Petkovsek '06
- Star Award: Benjamin S. Salsbury '07
- Rising Star Award: Letam Duson '13

Decarceration: National Reforms and Law School Clinics

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Ceremonial Courtroom

Hosted by the Clinical Law Program and the Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class, this symposium will focus on the roles of law school clinics in representing prisoners in release proceedings and reducing prison populations. Can't join us for the whole day? Register for just the keynote session, scheduled for 3:45 p.m. This year's keynote is Reginald Dwayne Betts, founder and director of Freedom Reads. Registration will be available soon.

This event is part of the Clinical Law Program's 50th Anniversary Celebration.


Golden Graduates Luncheon: Celebrating the Class of 1973

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Westminster Hall

Maryland Carey Law continues its tradition of celebrating our most experienced alumni – our Golden Graduates – during a special luncheon during Alumni Weekend. Alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago are among this distinguished group.

Enjoy opportunities to reconnect throughout Alumni Weekend as we welcome all class years preceding 1973 to join us in recognizing the Class of 1973 for their Golden Reunion Celebration. This event is only open to alumni who graduated 1973 or earlier.


Law School Building Tour

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Maryland Carey Law School

Enjoy a student-led tour of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. The building opened in 2002 and features state-of-the-art classrooms, courtrooms, clinical offices, and the Thurgood Marshall Law Library.


Women, Leadership, & Equality Program: Celebrating a Century of Women at Maryland Carey Law

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Krongard Boardroom

A century ago, the law school's Class of 1923 was the first class to graduate women. Since then, we have remained committed to empowering and educating women lawyers. Most recently, a study found that the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law placed historically first nationwide for women's representation among faculty and second for students. Please join the Women, Leadership and Equality (WLE) program for a panel reflecting on and celebrating the achievements of women at Maryland Carey Law.


Center for Health and Homeland Security Panel

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Room 107

Join CHHS in celebrating its 20th anniversary. After 20 years, much has changed in the field of public health emergencies, homeland security, cybersecurity, and emergency management. CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will moderate a lively discussion on these topics and other pressing issues we face in the field today.


Alumni Weekend Welcome Reception

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Atrium and Courtyard

Please join the Maryland Carey Law community for an Alumni Weekend welcome reception with your fellow alumni across all class years. Enjoy a complimentary reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and bar.


Maryland Public Interest Law Project (MPILP) Annual Goods and Services Auction

6:00 - 9:30 p.m. | Westminster Hall | Ticket Price: Varies

Join the Maryland Carey Law community for the annual MPILP goods and services options. Bid on an array of auction items while enjoying networking, hors d'oeuvres, and beverages. Proceeds directly support grants, which are awarded to students working unpaid internships at public interest organizations in the summer of 2023. Learn more and purchase your ticket on their Eventbrite page.

Coffee and Conversation

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Comcast Café, Maryland Carey Law

Start your Saturday morning with coffee and light refreshments with the opportunity to meet or catch up with Maryland Carey Law faculty and staff. Pre-registered guests will receive a special gift.

Special Guests:

Larry Gibson, Morton & Sophia Macht Professor of Law
Toby Guerin '02, Co-Director, Center for Dispute Resolution at the University of Maryland School of Law and Clinical Law Instructor
Renée McDonald Hutchins, Dean and Professor of Law
Robert Percival, Robert F. Stanton Professor of Law and Director, Environmental Law Program

Law School Building Tour

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Maryland Carey Law

Start your Saturday morning with coffee and light refreshments with the opportunity to meet or catch up with Maryland Carey Law faculty and staff. Pre-registered guests will receive a special gift.


Alumni and Family Picnic

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Maryland Carey Law, Courtyard (weather permitting)

Celebrate Alumni Weekend with your family and friends during our Alumni and Family Picnic. Guests will enjoy complimentary barbeque inspired food, beer, wine and soft drinks. Cornhole, face painting, lawn games, and other kids activities will be available to enjoy.

Reunion Celebration: Cocktail & Networking Reception and Reunion Class Dinners

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Cocktail & Networking Reception | Maryland Carey Law, Atrium
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Reunion Class Dinners | Maryland Carey Law, Various Locations

Enjoy reconnecting with fellow alumni during our Saturday evening networking reception, followed by dinner with your classmates to celebrate your milestone reunion. The Cocktail & Networking Reception includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar. All alumni are invited to this reception.

The evening culminates with celebrating those alumni who have reached a milestone reunion since graduating from law school! This year, we are celebrating milestone reunions for the classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2013, and 2018. The Reunion Class Dinner includes a seated dinner, dessert, open bar, and a special alumni weekend gift.

Ticket Price:
- $100 ($80 for the Classes of 2013 and 2018) through February 28
-$120 ($80 for the classes of 2013 and 2018) through March 20

Alumni who are not celebrating a milestone reunion this year are invited to join us for the Cocktail & Networking Reception. Tickets for the Cocktail & Networking Reception ONLY are $25 per person.

Additional Information

Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
110 S Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: 410-962-0202

Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
401 W. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: 410-573-8700

Hotel Indigo Baltimore Downtown
24 W. Franklin Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: 410-625-6200

Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore
200 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202
Reservations: 410-576-5800

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
700 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: 410-385-3000

Hotel Revival Baltimore
101 West Monument Street, Baltimore MD 21201
Reservations: 410-727-7101

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore
2 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: 443-692-6170

Lord Baltimore Hotel
20 W. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: 410-539-8400

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
202 E. Pratt St. Baltimore, MD 21201
Reservations: 410-547-1200

Sagamore Pendry Baltimore
1715 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
Reservations: 443-552-1400