Seton Hall Law Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities

The first step to getting involved in any activity is to fill out the Volunteer Interest Survey on this page. Once you do, you will be added to a database of involved Seton Hall Law graduates. When opportunities arise that meet the interests you indicate, Seton Hall Law will contact you.

For questions or more information:
Lori Thimmel 
Executive Director of Alumni Relations
[email protected]

Volunteer Interest Form

Complete the Volunteer Interest Survey and tell Seton Hall how you would like to be involved. When opportunities arise that meet your interests, Seton Hall Law will contact you.

Volunteer Interest Survey

Join an Alumni Affinity Group

Alumni Council
Seton Hall Law's Alumni Council is comprised of graduates who continue to distinguish themselves in a variety of practice areas of the law and serve as ambassadors of the Law School. Council members make Seton Hall Law an even greater place to study, gain professional skills and develop a lifelong network of friends and colleagues. Alumni Council members build a network with students and alumni alike, serve as speakers on Law School panels, mentor students, and grow engagement with their peers. The Alumni Council welcomes fellow graduates with a demonstrated interest in supporting the school's current students and enhancing our alumni community.

Business, Technology and Entrepreneurship Committee

The Business, Technology and Entrepreneurship Committee emphasis reflects the multidisciplinary nature of conducting business in compliance with a variety of modern laws and regulations. Our committee is comprised of alumni, volunteers, supporter and faculty who pursue careers as advisers to entrepreneurs, for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations, whether in private practice or in an in-house legal department, or to serve in the public sector in agencies that regulate the activities of business organizations. These professionals also work in areas of high regulation, compliance and government. The Committee serves as a hub for academic and practical discussions regarding business, compliance, technology and the law. It will serve as a professional development and networking group that will host speakers from: In House, Energy, Financial Regulatory and Wealth Planning, Real Estate, Human Resources, Accounting, Sports and Entertainment, and look beyond practice and the business to analyze problem on multiple plains.

Diverse Attorneys of Seton Hall (D.A.S.H)
The Diverse Attorneys of Seton Hall (D.A.S.H) shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Law School community. The function of DASH shall be to assist the SHU Law community in achieving the following goals: (1) to celebrate, promote, and incorporate the rich diversity of society; (2) to create and maintain an environment that respects and values the contributions of all of its members; (3) to heighten cultural sensitivity and diversity awareness; (4) to graduate students with the cultural competency and skills in civil discourse required of lawyers in the modern legal market; (5) to provide academic support, advising, mentoring, curriculum and professional development programs, particularly for students who historically have been under represented in the legal profession; and (6) to increase opportunities to explore the intersection of social justice and diversity.

Gold Committee
The Gold Committee is a sub-committee of the Seton Hall Law Alumni Council which aims to keep Graduates of the Last Decade engaged with the Law School and each other through networking and social events. Further, a goal of this Committee is to gain greater participation in the life of the Law School by recent graduates.

Health Law Alumni Committee
The Health law Alumni Committee brings together graduates of the top ranked and celebrated academic center of excellence focused on health law programs, research and policy. This Committee will provide networking and engagement opportunities with uniquely concentrated programs for JD, LLM, and MSJ alumni.

Red Mass Committee
The Red Mass Committee is comprised of alumni volunteers from various faiths and religious backgrounds. The committee helps in the selection process of the honoree and mass participants each year to ensure that the event is well attended, meaningful and successful. Red Mass is a Mass celebrated annually in the Catholic Church for all members of the legal profession, regardless of religious affiliation: judges, lawyers, law school professors, law students, and government officials, marking the opening of the judicial year.

Regional Alumni Chapters
Not close to Newark? You can still connect with Seton Hall Law right in your own neighborhood! Find your local Seton Hall Law Ambassador and apply to represent your region here. Regional Chapters are a great way to get local Seton Hall Law alumni together to network, serve and socialize!

Small Law Firm Commission
The Small Law Firm Commission was established in 2016 and supports Seton Hall Law alumni practicing at firms of 25 attorneys or less and solo practitioners. The Small Law Firm Commission sponsors events to provide opportunities for these alumni to connect and network.

Women's Leadership Committee
The Women's Leadership Committee is comprised of a wide variety of alumni interested in providing educational and networking opportunities for students, by providing lifelong partnerships with women in the legal profession. The Committee serves student and alumnae in several ways: developing a network, providing mentorship opportunities, building professional skills, building a reputation, and making a difference in the lives of future Seton Hall Law graduates. The committee provides female students with a well-rounded picture of today's legal world, while nurturing their unique position in the workforce.

Veterans Association
The Veterans Association advises the Law School on and aids in recruitment strategies and increasing services for current students. In honor of the unique contributions that veterans have made to Seton Hall Law over the years, the faculty and current student-veterans are collaborating to identify and grow this special network. The Student Veterans Association is proud to connect with Seton Hall Law alumni veteran and active military.

Social Media Ambassador
Stay engaged and follow, share, tweet, comment, like, and post your own Seton Hall Law stories on social media using #SetonHallLawProud.

Volunteer Interest Survey