Hopkins Alumni In Law

Hopkins Alumni in Law, HAIL, is the official Johns Hopkins University Law Affinity Group. Our mission to connect—and build a robust, worldwide community—for the thousands of Hopkins alumni in law and legal services.

Our goal is to engage alumni in networking, mentoring, and personal and professional development activities and programs through a combination of regional in-person events and world-accessible virtual platforms.

Upcoming Events

Stay Tuned for More Upcoming Events!


Past Events


Understanding Impeachment with Congressman Jamie Raskin and Former Florida Attorney General and U.S. Representative, Bill McCollum
Tuesday, October 19, 2021


Big Tech Antitrust Reform: A Panel Discussion
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Alcohol Policy Discussed: Past, Present, and Future
Wednesday, March 24, 2021


Hopkins Alumni in Law Student and Alumni Mentoring Meet Up
Wednesday, February 24, 2021


What Happens Now? Bias, Race, and Tolerance at Work, School, and Society
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

Virtual Event: Behind the Booze - How Fawn Weaver Honors History through America's Fastest-Growing Whiskey Brand
Wednesday, September 16th, 2020


Virtual Event: How Legal Decisions & Policy Making Impact Reproductive Rights in 2020 & Beyond - A Panel Discussion
Thursday, August 27th, 2020


Virtual Event: Patent Law Perspectives - Emerging Issues & Things You Never Knew
Wednesday, August 26th, 2020


Virtual Event: What Are You Worth?
Tuesday, August 25th, 2020


Virtual Event: From Law to National Public Radio
Thursday, June 18th, 2020


Virtual Event: An Insiders' Guide to Legal Recruiting

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Virtual Event:Legal Career Building That You Can Do at Home
Wednesday, May 6th, 2020


Virtual Event: To Infinity & Beyond: A Space Law Conversation
Monday, May 4th, 2020

NYC: Genetic Engineering's Impact on Science and Society: A Discussion of the Netflix Film Series, "Unnatural Selection"
Thursday, April 16th, 2020

Washington, DC: Negligence in Neverland? The Trial of Peter Pan - Shakespeare Theatre Company Winter Mock Trial
Thursday, February 27th, 2020


See More Past Events!

Barristers, Bucks & Beer
Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Cohost: Finance Affinity

Stamford Summer Networking Night 
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 

Law Affinity D.C:
Hopkins DC:  Summer Networking Gathering

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Law Affinity NY:
New York Philharmonic in Central Park
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Law Affinity: Boston and the New Biotech Affinity: Boston
Law Affinity: Boston
Hopkins Professional Networking with Law and Biotech Affinities
Thursday, November 17, 2016
see Events Calendar for details
Law Affinity: Philadelphia
Dinner at Valanni's
Monday, November 7, 2016


“Prosecuting Terrorism and the Boston Marathon Bombing: A Conversation with Aloke Chakravarty ’94”
Monday, June 6, 2016
Boston, MA

Advanced Technology and Global Security
Thursday, June 23, 2016
New York, NY

JHU Law Affinity Connecticut: Networking Gathering
Monday, December 7, 2015

JHU Law Affinity Philadelphia: Penn6 Happy Hour
Thursday, November 5, 2015

Why Public Service?
A Panel Discussion hosted by the JHU Law Affinity: Baltimore

Monday, September 21, 2015
Click here to see photos of the event

Hopkins Philadelphia & Law Affinity Philadelphia: Summer Kick Off Happy Hour
June 25, 2015

Wednesday, June 3rd
Wednesday, May 10, 2015
LAX and Law - Hopkins in Philadelphia
Saturday, April 25, 2015

JHU Law Affinity: Baltimore Networking Gathering
Feburary 24, 2015

JHU Law Affinity: Philadelphia
November 20, 2014

An Evening of Wine Tasting & Art Hosted by the JHU Law Affinity: NY
November 13, 2014

JHU Law Affinity: Philadelphia
October 8, 2014

JHU Law Affinity: NY - Summer Networking
July 30, 2014

JHU Law Affinity: Boston - Winetasting
June 5, 2014

JHU Law Affinity: NY - Negotiation Workshop
May 20, 2014

JHU Law Affinity: DC with guest speaker Irv Nathan, A&S 1964
March 26, 2014

JHU Law Affinity: DC - Networking Gathering
November 12, 2013
See photos from the event here

JHU Law Affinity Gathering: NYC
November 7, 2013

JHU Law Affinity: Boston - Networking Gathering
November 6, 2013

JHU Law Affinity Gathering: Baltimore
October 30, 2013
See photos from the event here.

Managing Career Changes in a Global Changing Market
June 25, 2013

JHU Law Affinity Gathering: NY
June 19, 2013

JHU Law Affinity Gathering: DC
June 13, 2013

JHU Law Affinity Gathering: NY
April 22, 2013

Inaugural Boston Law Affinity Gathering
featuring Jay Shepherd, A&S '88
May 16, 2013

JHU Law Affinity Gathering; Baltimore, MD
February 27, 2013

JHU Law Affinity Gathering; NY
February 26, 2013

JHU Law Affinity Gathering; Denver, CO
January 23, 2013



 JHULaw News: Did you hear about this? 



July 30th, 2015 - Watch as David Yaffe, A&S '74, talks about JHU Law Affinity


September 24th, 2015

Hopkins Alumni Share Experiences in Public Office

Read what the Johns Hopkins News-Letter has to say about JHU Law Affinity Group
Winter 2013

Law Affinity group event teaches lawyers to be "rock stars" at work

This article features Jay Shepherd, A&S '88, and his event during May 2013 Law event. 



Affinity communities are groups made up of members of the Johns Hopkins community, predominantly alumni and students who come together around an industry vertical or subject/area of interest.

Career Development Webinars

Webinars from the JHU Career Center

JHU Alumni in Law Directory

Reach the affinity team at affinity@jhu.edu with any questions!