Cornell Law School Office of Public Service Short

2019 Alumni Exemplary Public Service Awards

Awards Ceremony: Friday, February 8, 2019

Alumni Awardees

Diane L. Campbell, JD ’98

Supervising Attorney, Legal Assistance of Western New York

Ithaca, NY


Earl A. Kirkland III, JD ’13 (Rising Star)

John Payton Appellate and Supreme Court Advocacy Fellow, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

New York, NY


Steven A. Koh, JD ’08

Associate in Law, Columbia Law School

New York, NY


Jessica Hittelman Lopez, JD ’13 (Rising Star)

Staff Attorney, Brooklyn Legal Services

Brooklyn, NY


Andrew D. Miller, JD ’90

Executive Director, Human Solutions

Portland, Oregon


Brian P. Moran, JD ’93 (Pro Bono Award)

Senior Attorney, Litigation Department, Paul Hastings

New York, NY


Student Public Interest Prize-Winners
(all class of 2019)

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.

Shelby Garland, Joon Lee, and Lindsey Ruff


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.

Mary-Kathryn Smith, Matthew Lutwen, and Ali Arman


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.

Avery Cumming and Robert Hendricks