J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Announcements of Upcoming JRCLS/BYU Events

UK & Ireland Conference


The Second Annual Conference of the JRCLS UK & Ireland Chapter will be held August 11th at Downing College at the University of Cambridge. Speakers will include Elder D. Todd Christofferson, Elder Lance B. Wickman, and others. Additional information is available online.


West Africa Conference

The Eighth Annual Regional Conference of the West Africa JRCLS will be held August 18-19th in Lagos, Nigeria. Additional details are available here.


CLE at BYU Education Week and Luncheon Invitation

CLE will be offered at BYU Education Week, which will be held August 21-25th, 2017 on BYU campus in Provo, Utah. Additional details are available online. BYU Law School invites all JRCLS members to attend a free networking lunch during Education Week on Thursday, August 24th, 12-1:30 p.m. Please RSVP here.


JRCL Founder’s Day Celebration

BYU Law School is pleased to invite all JRCLS members to attend the Law School’s
annual Founders Day Celebration on August 31st. This year the program will include a panel of former Deans of BYU Law School moderated by Dean Gordon Smith. Please join us for a wonderful evening remembering the past and looking forward to the future. If you would like to attend, please register here. If you would like to become a sponsor of the Founders Day Celebration, please use this link. Sponsors get a full table (10 seats) in a prime location at the event, as well was acknowledgement in the program and printed materials.


BYU Football Tailgating & Networking Road Games


Home Games (Provo, Utah)

BYU Law Alumni Association will host a tailgate at BYU Law School for two hours before every home football game this year. All JRCLS members are invited to come celebrate Cougar Football and network with lawyers and law students.  

Help us kick-off this new tradition at the season opener BYU vs. Portland State on August 26th.  Enjoy free games, drinks, and chips starting at 11 am.  If you RSVP here, we will also make sure there is a Gandolfo’s sandwich waiting for you.

Road Games

Additionally, whenever possible, BYU Law School will partner with local JRCLS chapters to coordinate opportunities to connect before BYU football road games this year.

On Friday, September 1st — the day before the BYU v LSU football game — the JRCLS Houston chapter and BYU Law School are pleased to invite all JRCLS members to join Dean Gordon Smith and others at a networking dinner at Kirkland & Ellis’ new Houston office. Details and registration are here.  

On Saturday, September 2nd — the day of the BYU v LSU football game — BYU Law School is pleased to invite all JRCLS members to attend the Cougar Town Tailgate at the NRG Center in Houston. We’ll have a few tables set aside for lawyers and law students to munch and mingle. Information about Cougar Town tickets are available here.


JRCLS Leadership Conference

All JRCLS chapter chairs, the international board of directors and operations committee, international committee chairs and committee members, Clark Society Advisors, and others in leadership positions are encouraged to plan now to attend the annual JRCLS Leadership Conference on September 28-29th.

Meetings begin Thursday at noon at the Harmon Building on BYU campus and continue through Friday afternoon at Aspen Grove resort. Attendees will enjoy an exceptional experience that combines training, fellowship, and inspiration by committee leaders and special guest speakers, including talks by the Area Legal Counsel. There is also a Pre-Leadership Conference event on Wednesday September 27th which will include a tour of the law school, a Women in Law presentation, and speed networking. Please view Conference Schedule, register for the conference, and register for lodging at Aspen Grove. The Leadership Conference  is an event you won’t want to miss!

Posted: July 31, 2017