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The 15th Annual Alumni Exemplary Public Service Awards


Date:
Friday, February 7, 2020
Time:
6:00PM-9:00PM
Location:
New York, NY
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CORNELL LAW SCHOOL AND THE CORNELL LAW SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
 
present
 
THE 15TH ANNUAL ALUMNI EXEMPLARY PUBLIC SERVICE AWARDS
 
Friday, February 7, 2020
6:00 p.m. Reception / 7:00 p.m. Program
 
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY
 
Join us at the New York City Bar Association for a reception at 6:00 p.m. and a ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Along with honoring our alumni award-winners, we will recognize current students who have been selected to receive Public Interest Prizes.
In addition, we will be celebrating a new award this year - the Champion for Public Service Award.  This recognition will be presented to individuals or organizations that support the mission of Cornell Law School's Public Service Office through their philanthropy - promoting and expanding the scope of public service opportunities for Cornell Law School students.

This event is free of charge.
We do however need your committed reservation.
 
Register ON-LINE or call the Alumni Affairs Office at 607-255-5251
by Thursday, January 30, 2020.
 
See Who's Coming

2020 Alumni Award Recipients:
 
Stephanie Delgado, JD '14 (Rising Star)
Kids in Need of Defense
Los Angeles, CA
 
Pradine Saint-Fort, JD '10 (Pro Bono Award)
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
New York, NY
 
Geoffrey B. Schmits, JD '94
Volunteer New York!
Tarrytown, NY
 
Linda J. Slamon, JD '93
New Hampshire Public Defender
Portsmouth, NH
 
Carolyn M. Wald, JD '16
(Rising Star) ACLU – LGBTQ & HIV Rights Project
Chicago, IL
 
Steven J. Yeager, JD '04
Atkinson, Watkins & Hoffman
Las Vegas, NV
 
Champion for Public Service Award:

Susan A. Rubinstein and Frederick A. Rubinstein, AB '53, LLB '55
 
Student Public Interest Prizes:

The Freeman Award for Civil-Human Rights was established from the estate of Professor Emeritus Harrop A. Freeman, J.D. 1930, J.S.D. 1945.
A cash prize is awarded to the law student or students who have made the greatest contribution during their law school career to civil-human rights.
  • Emily Armbruster
  • Diana Caraveo Parra
  • Arielle Wisbaum
The Stanley E. Gould Prize for Public Interest Law was established by Stanley E. Gould, J.D. 1954.
A cash prize is awarded each year to a third-year student or students who have shown outstanding dedication to serving public-interest law and public-interest groups.
  • Grace Brosofsky
  • Lorelei Corrigan 
  • Emily Szopinski
The Seymour Herzog Memorial Prize was endowed in honor of the late Seymour Herzog, LL.B. 1936.
A cash prize is awarded each year to a student or students who demonstrate excellence in the law and commitment to public-interest law, combined with a love of sports.
  • Carey Buxton
  • Samuel Macomber
  • Austin Vance