Peruse the Complete List of our Live Auction Items from the 2017 Auction
L - 1 An Italian Feast!
Join Professor Ardia and Professor Papandrea at their beautiful home for a fun night of home-cooked Italian food, select Italian wines, and wonderful company! Up to 4 lucky students may join in on this exciting dinner!
L - 2 Burgers, Brews & Buds
Join the Student Services Dream Team for food from Al's Burger Shack and some brews at Beer Study with Hannah, Dorsey and Dean K. Who wouldn't want to grub n' pub with the Golden Girls?
L - 3 Poker Night at Professor Coyle's!
Grab 5 of your friends and have a relaxing night at the casino, otherwise known as Professor Coyle's house. Imbibe in your favorite soft drink and see if your poker face can take down your friends, though probably not Professor Coyle.
L - 4 Party of 6!
Enjoy a feast for you and three friends with your two favorite RRWA professors, Professors Chew and Bishop! Take some time away from crafting the perfect office memo to get off campus and savor a great lunch or dinner.
L - 5 Cues with the Clinic Crew
Join the clinic faculty for dinner and pool at Tyler's Tap Room. Up to 12 students welcome!
L - 6 I love the 80's
Let down your mullet, and get out your leggings as you join Professors Flatt and Savasta-Kennedy for a night of gourmet pizza, premium wine and beer, and the most exciting music videos ever created! Professors Flatt and Savasta-Kennedy were in the thick of the 80's scene in LA and "Music City" (Nashville) and have many brushes with fame. Come hear the stories and "see" the music. For 4 students (and each participant gets an original 80's vinyl album ... a true collectors' item).
L - 7 Durham Dinner and a Show
And iiiiieeeeeiiiii will always love yoouuuu!! Come live out your inner Whitney Houston at the stage version of The Bodyguard! Enjoy a night out on the town in Durham with tickets for two from the CDO and a pre-show dinner with Public Interest Director, April Giancola!
L - 8 Paintball with Professors
If you can dodge a cold call, you can dodge a paintball. Try your luck in a paintball duel or deathmatch with a couple of professors who know how to hide the evidence against them. The force is strong with them - how your aim is better than a stormtrooper!
L- 9 Dinner & Show at Playmakers
Take a night off homework, and spend time with Professor Gerhardt as you enjoy a dinner together. Following up your dinner, prepare to take in the local performing arts scene with four tickets to Playmakers!
L - 10 Eat Like a (Vegetarian) Rockstar!
You and up to five friends can enjoy a dinner prepared by Professor Hirsch, a former cook at the Dave Matthews Band's favorite vegetarian restaurant. Included: vegetarian meal, drinks, and possibly some stories about the band before they were famous.
L - 11 Hiking with Hornstein
Reach the highest heights with Professor Hornstein! He will guide 6 students up Mount Rogers, the highest mountain in Virginia, and the adjacent Grayson Highlands State Park - home to wild ponies!
L - 12 Poker Face
Put on your poker face, pah-pah poker face, as you and five friends compete in a Hold'em Poker tournament at Professor Kennedy's home. Enjoy home-made desserts and refreshments as you compete for $100 in prize money! Professor Kennedy will put up the stake money for everyone and guarantees that he will be the sucker at the table.
L - 13 Big Day of B-ball with Professor Kirshenfeld
Enjoy a different type of professionalism in Charlotte - 3 students will accompany Professor Kirschenfeld and his wife, Deb B., to see the Hornets take on the Phoenix Suns at the Spectrum Center at 1pm on Sunday, March 26. Transport (in Professor K's sporty 2015 Corolla) and lunch included. Optional dinner stop-off back in the Triangle to take in a men's college basketball tournament game at a sports bar.
L - 14 Poetry and an Elegant Meal
Career Services Director, Maria Mangano ('82), and her husband, Dan Read ('83), are foodies who love literature! They look forward to having 8 of you join them at their Durham home for a gourmet dinner - and please bring along a favorite poem to share over dessert!
L - 15 Drinks with Marshall
Want to talk politics, movies, the First Amendment, the end of civilization as we know it? No subject is off-limits, except Pennoyer v. Neff. Up to 4 students!
L - 16 Pucky You!
Join Professor Muller with up to two of your friends at a Carolina Hurricane's game. He'll even buy you each a drink. Game selected at your convenience. 'Cane you dig it?
L- 17 Happy Hour at the Franklin Hotel
Relax over drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the Franklin Hotel with Professors Mosteller and Gibson. For 4-6 students!
L - 18 Jamaican BBQ
Join Professor Myers at his home for an authentic experience of Jamaican BBQ and some criminal law discussions on the side! Up to 6 people!
L - 19 Champagne Dreams
Interested in advocating for victims of domestic violence? Cross-examine public interest superstars Sherry Honeycutt Everett and Amily McCool over champagne and a chocolate dessert for up to six students.
L - 20 Line Dancing Fitness and Pizza
Grab some friends and work up a sweat with Professor Nixon as she teaches a Line Dance Fever and Fitness class! Afterwards, reward yourselves with some delicious pizza! Up to four people are invited!
L - 21 Inspirational Chili Dinner
15 lucky students will get to join Professor Gene Nichol for beer and a home-made chili dinner at his home.
L - 22 Dinner on Franklin St.
Four law students will get the once in a lifetime chance to go to dinner with Professor Weisburd!
L - 23 Rooftop Party!
Professor McClanahan will host up to six students for drinks on his rooftop deck and a fancy catered dinner. Who doesn't love a rooftop party?!
L - 24 Cuban Food and Salsa Dancing
Dinner for seis at Carmen's Cuban Cafe with Sylvia Novinsky! Speak Spanish and be captured by the mystique of Cuba right here in the Triangle! This is a great way to practice for Spanish for American Lawyers class, baila some salsa, and eat a delicious cena!
L - 25 Dessert and Drinks
A group of 3-4 will receive a baking or cake decorating lesson from Allison Standard while enjoying a drink or two. Macaroons and champagne? Red velvet and red wine? The choice is yours!
L - 26 Opine with Orth
Join Professor Orth, the foremost expert on both the NC Constitution AND NC property law, for drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the exquisite Carolina Club. Bring your questions about Haunted Houses and where to buy the snazziest 3-piece suits in the Triangle; if you're lucky, he'll bring the deed to his house. Up to four students are invited!
L - 27 Southern Supper
Get to know Dean Kelly Podger Smith over dinner at her house for up to 8 lucky students, catered by the best in Southern cuisine: Mama Dips!
L - 28 Shooting Range
Join Professor Myers - a former federal prosecutor and a former SWAT team member - for some fun at a shooting range where you can get a hands-on experience side to criminal law. For two people!
L - 29 Surf or Turf with Professor Warf
Share burgers or sushi and drinks, at a restaurant of your choice, with Professor Warf and fellow practicing attorneys. Enjoy dinner while gaining practical advice and a great networking advantage in the practice area of your choosing. For 4-6 students.
L - 30 DPAC and Dinner Out on the Town
How did you get here? You were the lucky winner of 2 tickets to see Deborah Cox in the lead role of "The Bodyguard" at the DPAC on March 17. After, join Professor Erica Wilson for dinner and a discussion about your favorite version of "I will always love you."
L - 31 Wine Exploration!
Join Professor Kathleen Thomas at her stunning home for a relaxing evening of wine tasting and delicious hors d'oeuvres. Enjoy a night learning the basics ever good sommelier should know while enjoying the company of a great host! This adventure through le monde du vin is limited to six lucky students.
L - 32 City Kitchen Dinner
Take the night off from cooking and enjoy a delicious dinner at City Kitchen with Professor Wegner. Six students have a chance at this wonderful dining experience.
L - 33 Learn the Ropes
The entire externship team (Professors: Zanin, S-K, Lyubkin and Melissa) are in for an outing for up to six students to the high ropes course at Camp Chestnut Ridge, followed by a campfire and s'mores (also at Chestnut Ridge).
L - 34 Boger's Day Off
Dinner for four students at a Chapel Hill restaurant like 411, Lucha Tigre, etc. followed by a dubious bowling outing for true amateurs at Mardi Gras lanes.
L - 35 Tapas and Karaoke for 4
Start the evening with sophistication at Chef Matt Kelly's acclaimed Durham restaurant Mateo. Let Professor Gurvich be your guide through the world of Spanish tapas (and maybe a nice bottle of Rioja or two). Then you'll travel the .2 miles to the Pinhook for a night of karaoke fun with Professor Gurvich. The more you pay, the likelier she is to rap. On second thought, maybe you'd like to pay her not to rap. Your choice.
L - 36 Gourmet Chocolate Party
Get ready for a Dessert Party! Hosted at Professor Jain's home for up to a dozen people. Wide selection of desserts and gourmet take-home chocolate boxes. Ooh-la-la.
L - 37 Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
Join Professors Everett and Salinas for an evening or afternoon at a Durham Bulls game. 10 students are welcome to go to the game and enjoy food and beverages!
L - 38 Total Kaplan Bar Prep Course
Uh-oh! It's right around the corner, better grab this incredible score! Complete Kaplan Bar Prep Course; choose between in-person or online classes at a value of almost $3,000!
L - 39 South African Adventure
Enjoy Gansbaai, South Africa for seven days and seven nights. This low key hamlet is known for whale-watching, great white shark diving, world class wineries and scenic hiking. Only a two hour drive to Cape Town! 3L’s could easily make this part of their post-bar trip!