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Professional Achievement Award

Given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to one or more of the following fields: 1) the practice of law, 2) the judiciary, 3) public service/government, 4) business/commerce, or 5) the media.

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Kathleen M. McDonough '94
John J. Pikarski, Jr. '69
William V. Johnson ‘66
Patricia J. Whitten ‘74
William M. Dec ’99
Richard L. Rodriguez ’97
Hon. Dorothy A. Brown '96
Kevin M. O’Keefe '73
Bruce Kohen '79
Michael Marick '82
Maryann Jones '82
D. Jean Ortega-Piron '81
Cynthia Y. Cobbs '88
Barry S. Maram '71
Raymond J. Werner '71
Elaine S. Fox '75
Jeffrey S. Weiner '74
Warren E. Eagle
Hon. Bernard B. Wolfe '37
Hon. Thomas R. Fitzgerald
Hon. Barbara Gilleran Johnson '78
Prof. Richard Kling
Stuart Levine '71
Nancy Roberts Linder
Hon. Sybil Thomas '91

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Anita Alvarez '86
John Bickley '51
Prof. Richard Conviser
Keith I. Harley '88
Hon. Rebecca Pallmeyer
Standish Willis '83
Hon. Barbara Disko '73
Hon. Michael J. Gallagher '78
Hon. Nancy J. Katz '83
Joel Daly '88
Hon. Margaret O'Mara Frossard '76
Robert G. Hershenhorn '68
Jim Ryan '71
Joel Weisman '69
Hon. Candace Fabri '75
Paul Price '71
Dolores K. Hanna '52
Hon. Abraham L. Marovitz '25
Hon. Prentice H. Marshall
Fay Clayton '78
Glen L. Bower '74
Gerald L. Bepko '65
Lester H. McKeever '71
Thomas A. Demetrio '73
Fred D. Hanson '32
Homer J. Livingston Jr. '66
Stanley P. Hutchinson '51
Hon. Ilana D. Rovner '66
Kenneth J. Douglas '50
Hon. Thomas J. Moran '50


Young Alumni Award

Given to an alumnus or alumna who has graduated within the past ten years and has made an outstanding contribution to one or more of the following fields: 1) the practice of law, 2) the judiciary, 3) public service/government, 4) business/commerce, or 5) the media.



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Matthew T. Jenkins '07
Kathryn M. Woodward '02
Nicholas A. Caputo ‘01
Scott M. Curran ‘01
Thomas T. Field ’01, MBA ’02
Jonah M. Wolfson ’01
Ryan B. Jacobson '99
Sean G. Wieber '07
Mark Cumba '98
Margaret Firnstein '99
Jonathan A. Carson '97

2006

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2004
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2002
1999
1997
1996
1983
1982

Alyssa C. Mogul '98
Cathy Rath '01
Scott T. Schutte '95
Grace Hong '98
Dan Kirschner '98
Tom Carpenter '93
Yvonne Owens '89
Linda Mastandrea '94
Hon. Susan Fox Gillis '88
J. Richard Hisaw '73
Colleen Khoury '75
Ross Tyrrell '67



Distinguished Service Award

Given to an individual who has made a significant financial or volunteer contribution to the law school.

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Roy C. Palmer '62
Robert A. Surrette ‘97
Eldon L. Ham ’76
Joan E. Steinman
Robert J. Washlow '70
Dina Merrell '95
Mary Anne Smith '77, IIT MS '73
John R. Schmidt
Burton S. Odelson '72
Prof. Howard C. Eglit
Hon. Edward F. Masters '72
Hon. Peter Birnbaum '83
James Kaplan '71
Dennis Schoville '73
Prof. Lori Andrews
Herbert Glieberman '53
Prof. Ronald Staudt
John Locallo '86
Prof. Martin Malin
Prof. Ralph L. Brill
Hon. David Erickson
Terrence J. Lavin '83
Janice Linn '82
Thomas A. Demetrio '73
Marc R. Kadish
Barry Maram '71
Hon. Warren Wolfson
Anne Burke '83
Prof. Stuart Deutsch
Jeffrey Ladd '73
Marge Collens
Michael M. Marick '82
Roger K. O'Reilly '59
Prof. Michael I. Spak
Mrs. I.J. Berkson
John C. Erb '76
David B. Horn '76
Marsha C. Spak '79
Hon. Dean J. Sodaro '53

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Judith Munson '76
Dean Lew Collens
Kevin T. Martin '67
Marvin J. Glink '51
Prof. Ralph L. Brill
William James, Jr. '52
Ronald H. Filler
Richard A. Lewin '48
Hon. Warren Heindl
Robert W. Beart '48
Dean Fred Herzog '71
A. Norman Freeman '40
Robert W. Bergstrom '40
Herbert B. Keil '53
Hon. Robert McClory '32
Robert C. Bartlett '44
Rowine H. Brown MD '61
Hon. Archibald Carey '35
Katherine D. Agar '41
Richard J. Frankenstein '24
Hon. Harry G. Hershenson '20
Richard B. Truitt '31
Arthur H. West '43
Lawrence J. West '26
Frederick Dicus '33
Hon. Abraham L. Marovitz '25
Sidney Neuman '25
E. Douglas Schwantes '29
Vernon Tittle '26
William Zacharias '33
Paul W. Brandel '33
Foorman L. Mueller '32
Ester R. Rothstein '49
Lajos Schmidt '54
David Vogel '51



Institutional Partner Award

Given to a law firm or corporation that has had a significant impact on the law school and/or on the lives of alumni and students by assisting in the advancement, growth and/or development of Chicago-Kent, especially as their involvement directly impacts students and alumni. New in 2008!

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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP
SmithAmundsen LLC 
McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd.
Franczek Radelet & Rose


The Honorable Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Award

Given to recently graduated Chicago-Kent alumni who have demonstrated outstanding public interest leadership and who most reflect the character, life and work of the Honorable Abraham Lincoln Marovitz. These endowed awards in memory of Judge Marovitz include monetary stipends to assist the recipients with their educational debt as they work to benefit the public good. For more information on these awards please click here.

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2008 

Jonathan Rhodes '09
Jill Roberts '08
Paul E. Haidle '07
Victor H. Perez '01
Thomas C. Wendt '02
Christopher J. Williams '04
Daniel X. Belko '99
Mariangela Monteiro '04
Laura Kay Jelinek '95
Cynthia Goldberg Leos '02
M. Katherine Roller '97
Jane McBride '95
Julie G. Sollinger '96

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2004

2003

Pablo Almaguer '97
Shaena M. Fazal '00
Scott W. Gertz '99
Holly D. Gordon '99
Jane Bohman '93
Sherizaan Minwalla '02
Jed Stone '75
Thu Tran '96

The Marovitz Public Interest Law Award was not given in 2007, due to the awards ceremony's being moved from the fall to the spring.


Public Interest Partner Award

Established in 2011, the Public Interest Partner Award recognizes organizations that make outstanding contributions to public interest law and provide opportunities for Chicago-Kent students to gain meaningful experience in public interest practice.

2013
2012
2011
CARPLS
Equip for Equality
Illinois Legal Aid Online


Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

The Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award was created in 2011 to recognize a Chicago-Kent alumnus/a who has demonstrated a strong commitment to pro bono throughout his or her career.


2013

2012
2011
Salvador Lopez '09
Kathleen Robson '10
James Reichardt '77
Thomas K. Prindable '73


Miscellaneous Awards

Special Recognition
Law Review Alumnus
Moot Court Alumnus
Posthumous Award
1983  Dean Zacharias '33
1983  Prof. Andre Moenssens '66
1983  Ronald Petri '76
1979  Clair Furlong '26