Past Alumni Awards Honorees

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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Karen Klein '95
Burt Odelson '72
Bart Lazar '87
Hon. Daniel Martin '84
Nancy Paridy '83
Stephen B. Ruben '73
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
Anita Alvarez '86
John Bickley '51
Prof. Richard Conviser
Keith I. Harley '88
Hon. Rebecca Pallmeyer
Standish Willis '83

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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

Outstanding Young Alumnus/a 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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2007

Raja Gaddipati '06
Michael Wilder '06
Margaret Battersby Black '08
Stephen Veltman '08
Lindsay K.H. Anderson '05
Timothy J. Ritchey '05
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

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1999
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1996
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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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Marc Schwartz '79
Tarek Fadel '03
Richard Reibman '78
Hon. Michael J. Gallagher '78
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. 

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K & L Gates
Segal MCCambridge Singer & Mahoney
McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson LLP
SmithAmundsen LLC 
McAndrews Held & Malloy Ltd.
Franczek Radelet & Rose

Miscellaneous Awards

Faculty Achievement Awards

Special Recognition
Law Review Alumnus
Moot Court Alumnus
Posthumous Award

2016  Professor Ralph Brill, 55 Years of Service
2016  
Professor Ron Staudt, 38 Years of Service
1983
  Dean William Zacharias '33
1983  Prof. Andre Moenssens '66
1983  Ronald Petri '76
1979  Clair Furlong '26

*The Alumni Awards were not presented in 2013 due to the recognition of 125 Alumni of Distinction in connection with IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law's 125th anniversary.