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Yale Law School’s commitment to your success does not end the day you graduate. YLS alums are an essential part of the makeup of our community. After graduation, all alumni automatically become members of the Yale Law School Association (YLSA) for life. As an alum you are invited to attend a wide range of alumni engagement events and have access to our diverse alumni community through The Courtyard. Whether you are looking to engage in new ways or reconnect with old friends, Yale Law School Alumni Engagement and the YLSA are here to support you. 

Alumni Weekend

Save the Date! Alumni Weekend 2023 will be October 20-22, 2023.

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Stay in touch with YLS and your classmates through The Courtyard online community and directory, the Office of Career Development, class notes, and more.

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Your gifts help sustain and nourish the intimate and challenging learning environment that sets Yale Law School apart from its peers.

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Find ways to stay active in Yale Law School’s devoted alumni community through volunteering and leadership, attending events, becoming a part of a regional association, and more.

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The Courtyard

The Courtyard, Yale Law School’s online community, launched in September 2019. Named for a favorite gathering place, the tool aims to replicate online the personal connections made in the heart of the Law School.

Alumni News and Events

Monday, July 31, 2023

image of U.S. quarter featuring Pauli Murray

A new U.S. quarter featuring Pauli Murray ’65 JSD will be issued in 2024.

Friday, June 2, 2023

Leslie M. Gomez ’95 gives her address during the 2023 Yale Law School Commencement.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Inez Smith Reid and George Bundy Smith

Inez Smith Reid ’62 (left) and George Bundy Smith ’62 (center) at Judge Reid’s confirmation ceremony.

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Stacey Abrams and Goodwin Liu talk to a fellow alum at the Diversity Homecoming

Stacey Abrams ’99 (center) gave a keynote address at the first Diversity Homecoming.

October 20 Friday
October 21 Saturday


Health Law Alumni Breakfast

Please register for details

October 18 Friday
October 19 Saturday
October 20 Sunday
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Alumni Engagement & Development Office Contact Information


Alumni Engagement & Development Office
Yale Law School
P.O. Box 208294
New Haven, CT 06520-8294

General email: alumni.law@yale.edu
Reunion email: yls.reunion@yale.edu

Telephone: 203.432.1690

Facsimile: 203.436.1235

Alumni Weekend 2022