Santa Clara University


Weekend Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 6

12:30-1:35 p.m.  Welcome & Ethical Challenges in Lawyering for Startups

Two esteemed faculty members will discuss several real-life dilemmas faced by startup lawyers.  Laura Lee Norris '97 directs the Entrepreneurs' Law Clinic at Santa Clara and David Yosifon is well-known for his research in the areas of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

CLE – 1.0 Legal Ethics
Bannan Hall

1:45-2:45 p.m.  Drought, Delta, and Groundwater Depletion:  Making Sense of California's Water Crisis

David A. Sandino '84 is Chief Counsel for the California Department of Water Resources, which manages the State Water Project, the largest state-built, owned, and operated water project in the United States.

CLE Presentation– 1.0 General
Bannan Hall 

1:45-2:45 p.m.  Chocolate– A Religious Experience?

Chocolate has been a part of religious ceremonies for well over two thousand years starting with the Maya and Aztec civilizations! Chocolate as a drink was kept secret within the Catholic church and the aristocracy in Spain for over 150 years.  The British Quakers introduced chocolate as a drink for the masses as a substitute for the cheap gin which was ruining many lives.  Howard Peters '78 will present many facts.  You can connect the dots.  Chocolate samples will be provided and there will be a drawing at the end for free chocolate.

Bannan Hall

5:30 p.m.  Building the Future

Dean Lisa Kloppenberg

Learn about the University's Integrated Strategic Plan, Santa Clara 2020, and the excitement that lies ahead for Santa Clara Law.
Bannan Hall

6:00 p.m.  Law Alumni Reception & Class Reunion Dinners

Enjoy an elegant evening reminiscing with alumni from 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Reception:  St. Ignatius Lawn behind the Heafey Law Library

Individual Class Dinners:  Adobe Lodge/MissionGardens/Nobili Hall


Sunday, September 7

10:00 a.m.  Liturgy celebrated by Paul Goda, S.J.

Jesuit Residence Chapel, 801 Franklin Street


10:30 a.m.  Champagne Brunch

A delicious selection of brunch favorites including made-to-order crepes and omelets, scrambled eggs, Applewood smoked bacon, chicken sausage and freshfruit.

Nobili Hall Dining Room


1:30 p.m.  Vintage Santa Clara

A Santa Clara tradition featuring vintners and restaurateurs including John Conway '90, J.D. '93 (Brittania Arms), Steven Gaddis '73 (Pacific Cheese Co., Inc.), Joseph Naegele '10 (Poetic Cellars), and Randall Reedy '74 (Rancho Del Rio-Reedy).  Limited tickets available and all attendees must be 21 years of age.

Mission Gardens
























Do you have questions about your reunion? Contact:

Susan Moore, B.S. ’86
(408) 551-1763
Law Alumni Office