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Blue Demon Challenge 2023

DePaul's annual day of giving, is back again! On Wednesday, Jan. 25 (in celebration of DePaul's 125th anniversary!), you can join the DePaul community in achieving our most ambitious goal yet—raising $7,000,000 in just one day!

A gift to the College of Law is a special opportunity to honor your DePaul education and support current and future hardworking, dedicated law students who will follow your example as legal advocates. Join us in making history on Jan. 25!

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Blue Demon Challenge 2023

MLK Remembrance

Please join us for a community conversation as we remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a champion for equal rights and dignity for all.

Featured Speaker:
Audra Wilson
CEO, Shriver Center on Poverty Law

Audra Wilson has been a champion for racial and economic justice for more than 20 years as a public interest lawyer and teacher, policy shaper, community mobilizer and experienced executive manager. Throughout her career, Wilson has focused on the voices and experiences of communities of color and communities most impacted by injustice.

Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023
Noon–1 p.m. CT
DePaul Center Room 8005
Zoom Virtual Conferencing

Register Here

Expertise in Public Policy, Collaboration Drives Law School's New Racial Justice Initiative

Launched in the fall, DePaul Law's Racial Justice Initiative will bring together students, lawyers, researchers, policymakers and activists to collaborate on community-driven solutions to advance racial justice, specifically in Chicago and Illinois. 

Read More Here

DePaul Law Career Closet: Donations Requested

Starting this month, a new Career Closet will open for all College of Law students in need of interview wear.

To make this dream a reality, Law Career Services is currently welcoming donations of the following gently worn and dry-cleaned items:

  • Suits
  • Blouses
  • Dress shoes
  • Ties
  • Belts
  • Briefcases
  • Accessories

Please drop off all items Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Law Career Services Suite (third floor of the College of Law) or in the Admissions Office (first floor of the College of Law). If you have any questions about your donations and/or the Career Closet, please email Thank you in advance to all our generous College of Law alumni and friends!

Volunteer Opportunity - Law Admissions

DePaul Law seeks alumni volunteers to assist Law Admissions in this year's recruiting cycle. As a graduate of the College of Law, prospective and admitted students very much enjoy hearing from you. The following upcoming events will take at the College of Law in 2023.

Open House:
Jan. 21

Admitted Student Days:
Feb. 25
April 15

Admitted Student Reception:
March 16

Please Click Here to Volunteer

Seeking Nominations for the 2023 DePaul Law Pro Bono Alumni Award

Do you know a College of Law alum who, through years of service, has demonstrated an ongoing and deep commitment to pro bono legal services for the poor and disadvantaged and has inspired others to do the same? If so, then consider nominating them for the 2023 Pro Bono Alumni Award. To request the nomination form, please contact Elizabeth Boe, director of the Pro Bono and Community Service Initiative:

Rinn Law Library: DePaul Law History Timeline

The Rinn Law Library is proud to share the following historical timeline of the College of Law. The timeline covers significant events and milestones in the history of DePaul Law and was developed by staff and administration in the Rinn Law Library.

As with all historical research, the timeline is a work in progress, and your comments and ideas on historic events are welcome. Please send your feedback to

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