Father Reidy. New website. Preparing for new 1Ls.
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NDLS Communicator
Week of 8.6.18
Good morning! Things are gearing up around the Law School as we prepare for our students to return. Our new 1Ls will be arriving on August 14 for Welcome Week. Enjoy the last few weeks of summer!
The Latest News

Father Reidy heads to Yale Law

Father Pat Reidy, who has served as chaplain for the Law School for the last two years, begins a new adventure as a law student this fall at Yale Law School. Read about his calling to priesthood and a legal education in a Q&A here.

McGuireWoods awards diversity scholarship to ND Law student

Jasmine Rasheed, a rising second-year student, has received a diversity scholarship award from the law firm McGuireWoods. Read more here

Terrence Way '18 J.D. named Bank of America Foundation Fellow

Read here about Terrence's fellowship with the Chicago Public Schools, where he will establish a new program that connects students with local unions and possible apprenticeships. 

Dillyn Foy selected for bankruptcy award

Dillyn, a rising third-year, was recently selected as one of the Distinguished Law Students who will participate in the 2018 Midwest Regional Bankruptcy Seminar. Read more here.

The Highest Court in the Land

Stephen Smith is quoted about throwing fast-break passes to Brett Kavanaugh back when they were Supreme Court clerks.

Read the story here.  


Roger Alford Delivers Remarks at the 2018 Competition Policy Forum in Beijing

As Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Roger offers his reflections on a Decade of Chinese Competition Enforcement. Read his comments here.

The new Law School website is live

Check out the new NDLS website. The "For Faculty & Staff" section is available at

Thank you for your patience during this process. If you have any updates or comments, please email

This Week's Events

August 6-10, 2018
On-Campus Interviews (OCI), throughout Biolchini

August 13, 2018
Kickoff Academic Year Luncheon, Noon, Morris Inn Ballroom

August 14-17, 2018
Welcome Week for 1Ls, throughout the Law School

Around the Watercooler
Happy Birthday!
August 6 - Ian Secviar
August 11 - Kate Singer

August 17 - Kevin O'Rear
We would like to celebrate your birthday too! We need your permission first, so please fill out the form here.
Work Anniversaries
Please join us in congratulating these colleagues who are celebrating work anniversaries with the University in August.

Thank you for your service to Notre Dame!
44 years
Jim Seckinger

29 years
Dan Manier
Jay Tidmarsh

28 years
Matt Barrett

23 years
John Finnis
Bill Kelley

20 years
John Nagle
Amy Shirk

19 years
Nicole Garnett
Rick Garnett

18 years
A.J. Bellia
Tricia Bellia

17 years
Mike Kirsch
Julian Velasco

16 years
Lu Ann Nate
David Thornton

13 years
Sean O'Brien
Mary Ellen O'Connell
Kevin O'Rear
12 years
Peg Brinig
Chris O'Byrne

10 years
Steve Smith

9 years
Dan Kelly

8 years
Roger Alford
Jeff Pojanowski
Avishalom Tor

7 years
Bruce Huber
Randy Kozel
Emily Saavedra

6 years
Kevin Fye

5 years
Denise Wager
Steve Yelderman

4 years
Cathy Kustner

3 years
Christine Holst

2 years
Heidi Baguer
Marah McLeod

1 year
Paul Miller
Joe Nugent
Save the Date! 
The Law School will host a dessert reception on Tuesday, August 21 after the University Opening Mass and Picnic. All faculty, staff, students, and their families are invited. More details to come.
Summer HR Office Hours 
Jessie Schuman, the Law School's HR consultant, will host office hours on Tuesday, August 7 from 2-4 p.m. in 3357 Biolchini. 

If you want to reserve a 30-minute block with her for HR questions or concerns, please use her Google calendar tool.

Have a great week!

Contact Denise Wager with suggestions, comments, and content.
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