Alumni & Friends

Spanning the globe, University of Denver Sturm College of Law alumni are 19,000 strong and counting. They are leaders in the law from the public to the private sectors. As advisors, mentors, donors, and advocates, our alumni are our greatest resource. As such, alumni engagement is critical to the future of Denver Law.

We seek to provide our alumni with tools to support their professional goals through alumni career services, continuing education, and networking opportunities.

We invite our alumni to partner with us in many ways including hiring graduates, volunteering, making philanthropic investments, and serving as champions for Denver Law.

Upcoming Sturm College of Law Alumni Events

  • 28th Annual DU Law Stars - Nov. 16, 2022

    28th Annual DU Law Stars

    November 16, 2022
    5:00 p.m. VIP Reception, 6:00 p.m. General Reception & Awards Presentation
    The Cable Center at DU

    DU Law Stars unites alumni and the Denver legal community in a celebration of those who have made remarkable and lasting contributions to the field of law and legal education. Alumni from classes ending in "2" and "7" are invited to join the VIP Reception to celebrate their milestone reunions at Law Stars!

    2022 DU Law Stars Honorees

    Bruce B. Johnson Outstanding Young Alumni Award
    Edgar Barraza, JD ‘15
    Associate, Fox Rothschild LLP

    William L. Keating Outstanding Alumni Award

    Patty Powell, JD ‘83
    Assistant Director of Private Sector Opportunities, Sturm College of Law

    Robert B. Yegge Excellence in Teaching Award

    Annecoos Wiersema
    Professor & Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Sturm College of Law

    Special Tribute in Memory of John Moye

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  • Class of 1972 Reunion - Nov. 17, 2022

    Class of 1972 Reunion

    Thursday, November 17, 2022
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Del Frisco’s Grille Cherry Creek

    Members of the graduating class of 1972 will come together this year celebrate their 50th reunion, reconnect with classmates, and be inducted into the Golden Barristers. Attendees are invited to join the reunion dinner, Golden Barristers brunch, and tour the law school while on campus.

    We also encourage guests to consider joining the Denver Law community for the DU Law Stars event on the evening of November 16th. Please note that Law Stars registration is separate from the reunion.

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    Hotel recommendation: The Jacquard Denver, Cherry Creek
    DU campus map
    Golf (weather permitting): DU Golf Club, Highlands Ranch
    More info or join the committee
    : Josh Zmroczek,

    Class of '72 Reunion Committee:
    Howard Kenison
    Robert Zupkus
    Chip Delap
    Dan Whittemore

  • Golden Barristers Brunch - Nov. 18, 2022

    Golden Barristers Brunch
    Friday, November 18, 2022
    10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
    Ricketson Law Building

    Alumni celebrating their 50th reunion will be pinned as they become a Golden Barrister. All Denver Law Alumni who have reached 50 years since their graduation are invited to join the ceremony and celebrate with us.

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  • Alumni of Color Inaugural Celebration of the Yegge Scholarship - Friday, May 19, 2023

    Alumni of Color Inaugural Celebration of the Yegge Scholarship

    Friday, May 19, 2023 (rescheduled)
    Time & Location TBD

    Alumni of Color gather to celebrate the belated 50th Anniversary of the Yegge Scholarship. Building on the legacy of former Denver Law Dean Robert B. Yegge, the Yegge Memorial Scholarship is a merit scholarship that promotes diversity in the legal profession. 2020 marked the 50th Anniversary of the first graduating Yegge Scholars from Denver School of Law. Please join us and other Alumni of Color to mark this belated Anniversary, celebrate the impact of the Yegge Scholarship, and raise funds to ensure future growth.  We will gather at this inaugural event with good food and in great company to advance the next generation of diverse attorneys in our community.

    Please note: The planning committee has decided to reschedule this event to Friday, May 19, 2023 to coincide with the Sturm College of Law Commencement and DU Alumni Weekend. We hope you can join us on this new date to celebrate the belated 50th Anniversary of the Yegge Scholarship and continue building on the legacy of former Denver Law Dean Robert B. Yegge. An updated invitation will be sent in the spring 2023.

    Hosted by Dolores Atencio, JD 1980; Fay Matsukage, JD 1979 and Patty Powell, JD 1983 and the DU Latino Law Alumni Chapter


19,000+ alumni worldwide

14,000+ alumni live in Colorado

51 countries are home to alumni

Alumni & Development Staff

Jessica Webb

Jessica Webb

Executive Director of Development

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Ann Buttitta

Ann Buttitta

Director of Development

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Josh Zmroczek

Josh Zmroczek

Director of Development

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Magan Stribling

Megan Stribling

Senior Director of Alumni Engagement

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