Alumni

2008 Reunion Event Schedule
(Check your specific class reunion page for any alterations or additions to this schedule)


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Friday, October 10
TimeEventCost
8:30 am - 3:00
Reunion Golf Tournament at Shadow Hills Country Club*  $60 per attendee
 Compete against your classmates, fellow alumni, current students and even faculty at the 1st Annual 18-hole Reunion Golf Tournament. This year's tournament will be held at Shadow Hills Country Club, home of the PGA Nationwide Tour. Tee time foursomes begin at 9:30, so vans will leave the law school at 8:30.  Space is limited to 40 golfers. If you prefer to select your foursome, email Jay Klein with specifics. If you'd like to participate in the Spencer Butte hike (see below), your tee time will be among the first.

 
  Hole 16 at Shadow Hills
11:00am - NoonCLE **- "Atmospheric Trust Litigation" presented by Professor Mary Wood
Free
 Learn how to hold governments at the national and sub-national level accountable for reducing carbon emissions. Phillip H. Knight Professor of Law and Luvaas Faculty Fellow Mary Wood will present a cutting edge CLE on an emerging field in environmental law which she is primarily responsible for spearheading: Atmospheric Trust Litigation.  (CLE credits pending)
 
Noon - 1:30pm
 Boxed lunches available
 $12 per lunch
 For your convenience, we are offering a grab and go "boxed lunch" in the lobby of the law school.  You must pre-order boxed lunches.  Perfect for those interested in attending the afternoon CLEs. Select from:
  • Caprese sandwiches on ciabatta roll (vegetarian option)
  • Chipotle chicken salad in spinach wrap
  • Sliced turkey and brie with fresh pears and mango chutney on a brioche roll
Each is served with fresh fruit, salad and beverages.
 
1:00pm - 2:20pm
CLE **- "Legal and Ethical Issues in the Restitution of Holocaust Art" presented by Professor Dom Vetri
Free
 B.A. Kliks Professor of Law and legendary torts professor Dom Vetri will present our first ethics CLE of the day entitled "Legal and Ethical Issues in the Restitution of Holocaust Art". Professor Vetri is excited to engage his former students on this fun and entertaining topic. (CLE credits pending)
 
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Science Factory Children's Museum and Planetarium*
$8 per attendee
 If you think Earth’s weather is wild, check out the wild weather on the other planets and objects in our solar system!  The featured event for our group will be "Intergalactic  Wild Weather on Other Planets".  And ad a bonus, the audience will learn about constellations and more in our night sky during the "Up in the Sky" presentation.  This "kid friendly" event promises to be fun for adults as well. Transportation will be provided.  For more information on the Science Factory, visit their website by clicking here.
 
2:45pm - 5:30pm
Guided Hike up Spencer Butte with Roy Keene*
 Free!
 Roy Keene, senior forester for the Institute for Wildlife Protection and winner of the Wilderness Society Environmental Hero Award will lead a guided tour up (and down) Spencer Butte.  Mr. Keene will supply you with knowledge of the ecology and history of Eugene's most famous geographic landmark.  Wear sturdy shoes, long socks and bring a coat.  We'll provide transportation to and from the Butte.
 
3:00pm - 4:00pm
 CLE** - Ethics     
Free
 Chris Mullmann - Asst Gen Council and Manager of the Client Assistance Office of the Oregon State Bar will be presenting a CLE on Common Problems in Legal Ethics in Oregon.  Mr. Mullmann earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon in 1969 and his JD from UC Hastings College of the Law in 1972. From 1972 until 1993 he was a litigator and a partner with Davis Wright Tremaine specializing in public education law. While in private practice he was actively involved with the bar’s disciplinary system serving as a member of the Disciplinary Board, Chair of Region Five Disciplinary Board and State Chair of the Disciplinary Board for two years. From 1994 until August of 2003 he worked as an Assistant Disciplinary Counsel with the Oregon State Bar. In 2003, he became Asst. General Counsel and the Manager of the Client Assistance Office. He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Lewis and Clark College since 1986, teaching Professional Responsibility and he is a frequent CLE speaker on legal ethics. (CLE credits pending for OR, CA and WA. For other states, contact Rachel Johnson.)
 
6:00pm - 9:00pm
 Class Reception and Dinner     
$35 per adult; $15 per child 12 years and under; Free - kids 5 and under.
 Reconnect with your classmates during this all class reception and individual class dinners. Dinner will be featured somewhere on campus (TBA).  Adult tickets will include 2 drink tickets. Menu includes:
  • Roasted Turkey
  • Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Warm Apply Cranberry Compote
  • Oven Roasted Potatoes (Sweet, Yukon, Red)
  • Roasted Winter Vegetables
  • Spinach Salad w/ Apples, Walnuts and Brie-Mustard Vinaigrette
  • Marionberry Crisp and whip cream
 
   
Saturday, October 11
TimeEvent
Cost
8:00am - 10:30am.
10th Annual Duck Dash & Walk
Before Oct. 4 $18 with a t-shirt; $12 w/o a t-shirt
Oct. 4 and after $22 with a t-shirt, $16 w/o a t-shirt
The race will start at 8:30am
The 10th Annual Duck Dash & Walk is a memorial run in remembrance of Thomas Foster III who was a third-year UO School of Law student at the time of his death in 1999.  This is a unique 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) run through the University of Oregon campus.  The race starts next to the historic Hayward Field and winds through the campus passing many historic university buildings. 

For online race registration, click here or visit www.goodrace.com.

Proceeds from this event benefit the Tom Foster Scholarship Fund at the Law School. For questions please call (541) 346-3970.

11:00am- 5:00pmWillamette Valley Wine Tour*$75 per attendee (does not include $2-$3 tasting fees at each winery but DOES include lunch)
 Indulge with classmates by traveling in a stretch limousine to whisk you away to some of the Willamette Valley's premier wineries.  Enjoy a gourmet picnic at Sweet Cheeks with your wine tasting! (You will choose your lunch at check-in)

Included wineries are:
  • King Estate
  • Sweet Cheeks
  • Silvan Ridge/Hinman
  • Lavelle Vineyards.
 
11:00am- 5:00pm Alternate Activities
 Free!
 Since the football game is a 7:15pm start, we have devised a list of alternative activities to wine tasting event.  See the schedule to the right.
Saturday Market & Farmer's Market:  - Downtown Eugene, Park blocks E 8th & Oak.  Live music and entertainment. 10am- 5pm.

Hiking: - Mt. Pisgah @ Arboretum, 24901 Frank Parrish Rd., Eugene.  Take Franklin Blvd. 2.5 miles to Texaco station, turn left to continue on E. Franklin Blvd., under railroad bridge, around curve.  Left onto Seavey Loop Rd. Go 2.5 miles, cross one-lane bridge, rutn right past gate and continue 1/4 mile to parking lot.  Parking fee $3.  Free trail maps available at office.

UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History:  Located behind the law school, this museum is hosting an exhibit entitled "Walk a Mile in these Shoes."  Click here for more information.  Admission is free all day.

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art: Free admission to the museum, which is featuring a show entitled, Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Art from the Farber CollectionClick here for more information.

4:45pm
UO Alumni Tailgate****
$30 (non-LSAA members)
$20 (LSAA members)
$10 (Kids 12 and under)

All class reunion members are invited to the UO Law tailgate two hours prior to the game.  Price of admission includes All-You-Can-Eat hamburgers, hot dogs, garden burgers, potato salad, chips, whole fruit, cookie bars, soda and water.  Two "adult" drink tickets are included, and may be redeemed for a special prize if not used.  For those without tickets to the game, three 52"  televisions will be visible throughout the tent.
 
This event will take place in the Autzen Stadium parking lot.
7:15pm
UO Football vs. UCLA
See (***) below for ticket information
 Watch the 2007 Sun Bowl champs take on their Southern California rivals at Autzen Stadium!  This game will be broadcast in the alumni tailgate tent.  See (***) below for ticket information.
 
   
Sunday, October 12
Time
Event
Cost
9:00am - 12:00am
Brunch/Tour at the Cascades Raptor Center*
$15 per attendee

See up close the majesty of our native birds of prey - from Northern Spotted Owls to Northern Goshawks to Bald and Golden Eagles.  After the tour, sit back and relax with your classmates and friends and enjoy brunch under the tent!  Lunch menu includes a build-your-own sandwich option plus chips, cookies and beverages. For more information on the Cascades Raptor Center, click here.
 
10:00 - 11:30
Brunch at the Law School
$15 per adult; $10 per child 12 and under; Free for kids 5 and under
 Not into raptors but still want to wish your classmates and friends farewell? Before saying good-bye, enjoy an all-classes hearty brunch at the law school. 

Brunch includes:
  • Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs
  • Crisp Peppered Bacon
  • Link Sausage
  • Home-Fried Potatoes
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Hand-made Biscuits and Home-Style Jams
  • Coffee and Juice
 
(*) Transportation:  Transportation will be provide by the law school for events designated with an asterisk.  Transportation will depart promptly at the time the event begins at the Agate Street entrance to the Law School. 
(**) CLEs:  A member of the State Bar of California in Oregon who attends an education activity approved for Oregon CLE credit can claim California credit for the activity for the number of credit hours approved by Oregon.
(***) Football Tickets:  The Law School received 50 General Admission tickets to the game.  All of these tickets have been allocated. We also received a limited number of single seats for $57 each.  Contact Rachel Johnson at raj@uoregon.edu.  We also received 100 Standing Room Only tickets that we will be giving away prior to the game for anyone who wishes to get in and couldn't get a ticket.  For more information, email or call Jay Klein at jklein@uoregon.edu or 541-346-3987.  If you are interested in purchasing tickets to this sold out event, UO athletic department recommends this site.
(****) Tailgate: The tailgate will feature three 52" flat screen televisions to broadcast the game.  In addition, it will feature a full buffet until the end of the 3rd quarter.  Special appearances by the UO mascot, cheerleaders, and marching band are expected.  And prizes will be raffled off throughout the event.

Links to Other Homecoming Events:

JELL Symposium: The Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation will be hosting their annual Symposium from 8-5 on Friday, October 10 in room 175 of the law school. The symposium will feature two keynote speakers, four panels, a light breakfast and a free lunch.  Click here for more information. 


UO Homecoming Activities:
In addition to the activities hosted by the law school, the University of Oregon has organized additional activities for your enjoyment.  So if you have children who want to participate in a campus-side scavenger hunt, watch a pie-eating contest, or enjoy other various activities, you'll need to click here for details!

Other FAQs
Registration: Pre-registration will take place on-line.  When you arrive at the law school, please pick up or registration materials near the administration office between 8-6 on Friday, October 10 or between 9-noon on Saturday, October 11.

Hotel Information: 
BOOK YOUR ROOM NOW!  We can't stress this enough. Local hotels fill fast during homecoming weekend.  For more information on rates, click here.

Child Care:
  Due to liability reasons, the law school will not be able to directly provide child care.  However, we are looking into recommendations.

Event Locations:
Unless otherwise indicated, events not marked with an asterisk will be held at the Law School.  See above for those events marked with an asterisk.
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