2020 Alumni Exemplary Public Service Awards
Awards Ceremony: Friday, February 7, 2020
Please join us! Registration and event details at https://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/news-center/event-Detail.cfm?id=171558 .
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!
Linda J. Slamon, JD ’93
New Hampshire Public Defender
Carolyn M. Wald, JD ’16 (Rising Star)
ACLU – LGBTQ & HIV Rights Project
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
New York, NY
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
- 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