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Annual Banquet — Save the Date!

Each year, the Minnesota Law Review Banquet celebrates the hard work that Editors and Staffers put towards managing the Minnesota Law Review and presents an opportunity for current members to engage with MLR alumni and other advocates, policymakers, and scholars from across the Twin Cities.

The Banquet includes exciting programming and opportunities to connect with members of the MLR community, including features such as: A cocktail hour and buffet dinner, the presentation of Student Awards and the MLR Distinguished Alumni Award, remarks by various members of the MLR staff and UMN Law community, and more!


The 2024 Law Review Banquet will take place on:

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 6:00pm

McNamara Alumni Center

200 SE Oak St,

Minneapolis, MN 55455

More details coming soon!

Volume 108 Banquet Sponsors

Minnesota Law Review’s Annual Banquet would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.

If your firm or organization would be interested in serving a a sponsor for this event, please reach out to Banquet Committee Chair, Samuel Makikalli at, to discuss available opportunities.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Minnesota Law Review Volume 108 is now accepting nominations for the 2023–2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards to be presented at the Law Review Annual Banquet. We look forward to celebrating the accomplishments of fellow Law Review members together at our Annual Banquet.

Created by the Volume 89 Board of Editors, the Distinguished Alumni Awards are granted each year by the current Board of Editors at the annual spring banquet.

We ask Law Review alumni to nominate other alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to the profession and to society. Please tell us about colleagues who should be considered for an award this year by nominating them via this form or via email at


Nominations submitted via email should be brief, but should contain:

Your name
Nominee’s name
Volumes the nominee participated in publishing
100 words discussing why you believe the nominee should be honored
More information and a list of past award recipients may be found on our Alumni page!