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12th Annual Alumni Exemplary Public Service Awards


Date:
Friday, February 17, 2017
Time:
6:00PM-9:00PM
Location:
New York, NY
Open To:
Faculty, Students and Alumni
Contact:
Law School Alumni Affairs


CORNELL LAW SCHOOL AND THE CORNELL LAW SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
present

THE 12TH ANNUAL ALUMNI EXEMPLARY PUBLIC SERVICE AWARDS
 
Friday, February 17, 2017
6:00 pm Reception
7:00 pm Program
 
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY
 
This event is free of charge.
We do however need your committed reservation.

Register using the link above or call the Alumni Affairs Office at 607-255-5251 by Friday, February 10, 2017.
 
See Who's Coming
 
Alumni Award Recipients
 
 

  • Samuel Angell, JD '88
    Assistant Federal Defender, Federal Community Defender Office, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ronna Blau, JD '72
    Deputy Chief Attorney, NYS Mental Hygiene Legal Services, First Department, New York, NY
  • Lynn W.L. Fahey, JD '70
    Attorney-in-Charge, Appellate Advocates, New York, NY
  • Naomi Post, JD '79
    Executive Director, Children’s Defense Fund, New York, NY
  • Deborah Press, JD '09 (Rising Star Award)
    Director of Regulatory Affairs, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Washington, DC
  • Katherine Rybak, JD '79
    Staff Attorney, Indiana Legal Services, Inc., Evansville, IN
  • Jeffrey Vogt, LLM '99, JD '99
    Legal Director, International Trade Union Confederation, Washington, DC
  • Leslie Wheelock, MBA '84, JD '84
    Director of the Office of Tribal Relations, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC
 
Student Public Interest Prizes
 
 
  • Freeman Award for Civil-Human Rights
    Awarded annually to the law student or students who have made the greatest contributions during his or her law school career to civil-human rights: Krsna Avila, Julie Bloch, Samantha Elliott, Nicole Gonzalez, Nicholas Jacques, Caitlin Saggese, Nathan Smith, Adena Wayne.
     
  • Stanley E. Gould Prize for Public Interest Law
    Awarded annually to a third year student or students who have shown outstanding dedication to serving public interest law and public interest groups: Michael Contino, Ellen Parodi, Clea Weiss.
     
  • Seymour Herzog Memorial Prize
    Awarded annually to a student or students who demonstrate excellence in the law and commitment to public interest law, combined with a love of sports: Tim Darby, Sarah Estabrook.