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September 20, 2014

2014 Northwestern Law Alumni Awards

by Dan Rodriguez

It was a great pleasure to host the 2014 Northwestern Law Alumni Awards yesterday, and I’m pleased to share with you some of the highlights:

 

2014 Dean’s Legacy Award winner

Kate Shaw (JD ’06) and the Honorable John Paul Stevens (JD ’47)

The Dean’s Legacy Award went to the Honorable John Paul Stevens. His award was presented by Kate Shaw, his former law clerk.

 

2014 Distinguished Alumni Award winner

Carter Phillips (JD ’77)

Carter Phillips addressed the crowd after receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award.

 

2014 Volunteer Service Award winner

Paul Meister (JD ’87)

The Volunteer Service Award was presented to Paul Meister.

 

2014 Dawn Clark Netsch Public Service award winner

Rahm Emanuel, Tina Tchen (JD ’84), and Dan Rodriguez

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented Tina Tchen with the Dawn Clark Netsch Public Service Award; your faithful blogger is there on the right.

 

2014 Emerging Leader Award winner

Todd Belcore (JD ’10) and Cindy Wilson (JD ’86)

The Emerging Leader Award was presented to Todd Belcore by Cindy Wilson, Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Externships.

 

2014 Dean’s Partnership Award

Tom Geraghty (JD ’69), Cynthia Kobel, and Walter Bell (JD ’71)

The Dean’s Partnership Award was presented to the Kenneth F. and Harle G. Montgomery Foundation. Pictured here: Tom Geraghty, Professor and Director of the Bluhm Legal Clinic, with Cynthia Kobel and Walter Bell, who accepted the award on behalf of the foundation.

 

It was a great event – thanks to everyone who joined us for the celebration, and to our award winners, for all they do for Northwestern Law.

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