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Events and Speaker Series

Engage, Learn, Grow

School of Law events enriches the life of the University and the community. The school of law hosts diverse and interesting events such as the Clason Speaker Series, the Color of Law Roundtable Series, the Gervino-Ward LGBTQ+ Speaker Series and more. In order to host a successful event, it is imperative that you devote time and attention to the planning process. It is essential to start planning as early as possible, especially if you are inviting an outside speaker or want to garner more community attendance. Giselle Hernandez will assist you in coordinating your event.

Law School Calendar of Events

Planning Your Event

Distinguished Speaker Series 

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Clason Speaker Series

Since 1988 the Clason Speaker Series has provided a venue for legal experts to present works in progress on current legal topics through lectures to the Western New England University School of Law community.

Clason Speaker Series


Color of Law Roundtable Series

Created in 2007, the Color of Law Roundtable brings attorneys of color to Western New England University to share their educational, career, and personal experiences with the School of Law community.

Color of Law

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Gervino-Ward LGBTQ+ Speaker Series

The Western New England University Center for Social Justice provides the venue for conversations about legal issues important to the LGBTQ+ community by bringing prominent leaders, speakers, and advocates to engage with the Western New England University School of Law Community. 

Gervino-Ward Series