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Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Law Alumni Association Awards Winners!
Each year, the UH Law Alumni Association celebrates alumni and faculty who have made outstanding contributions that make the Law Center shine so brightly in the business and legal community. 
Alumnus of the Year
William J. Jackson ‘92
In recognition of exceptional and continued achievement and noteworthy contributions to the legal profession by an alumnus.

Honorary Alumnus Award
Judge Gregg Costa
In recognition of exemplary service and dedication to the Law Center by a lawyer that is not an alumnus.

Faculty Distinction Award
Professor Douglas K. Moll
In recognition of a member of the Law Center faculty that has distinguished themselves in their field of expertise.

James M. Roach Law Fund Volunteer Award
Marie McGowan ‘91
To a volunteer alumnus that has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to raising funds for the UH Law Center.

Law Gala & Auction Award
Locke Lord LLP
In recognition of exceptional volunteer service and leadership to the UH Law Gala by an alumnus.

Corporate Sector Achievement Award
Tana Pool ‘92
In recognition of exceptional achievement and legal excellence in the corporate and business communities.

Private Practice Achievement Award
Brian D. Melton ‘99
In recognition of exceptional achievement in and legal excellence in private practice.

Private Practice Achievement Award
Mishell Parreno Taylor ‘03
In recognition of exceptional achievement in and legal excellence in private practice.

Public/Non-Profit Sector Achievement Award
Carlotta Ramirez ‘99
In recognition of exceptional achievement and legal excellence in public service.

Rising Star Award
LaTasha (Tasha) Snipes ‘09
In recognition of outstanding achievement and notable commitment to the UH Law Center by a young alumnus.

Rising Star Award
David Rusk ‘14
In recognition of outstanding achievement and notable commitment to the UH Law Center by a young alumnus.

Diversity and Inclusion Award
J. Michael Solar ‘80
In recognition of significant commitment of an alumnus to diversity and inclusion by fostering a more diverse and inclusive legal community.

Pro Bono/Community Service & Leadership Award
James Grace ‘92
In recognition of an alumnus that has dedicated substantial service to the community as a volunteer and leader.

Dean’s Award
William P. Swenson ‘87
For outstanding loyalty and dedication to the University of Houston Law Center.

President’s Award
Warren W. Harris ‘88
In recognition of outstanding commitment, service, and dedication to UH Law Center students and alumni.

Cornerstone Club Award
Stanley L. Blend ‘67
Thomas F.A. Hetherington ‘98
William J. Jackson ‘92
King Family Foundation (on behalf of Greg ‘85 and Leigh Ann King ‘85)
Stephen P. Koch ‘92
Charles W. Matthews ’70
Bill Maynard ‘73
Commissioner CAPT. Reginald E. McKamie ‘86
Jim M. Perdue, Jr. ‘93
Ezequiel ’84 and Livia Reyna
Carol and Jim ‘82 Roach
Danny Sheena ‘95
William P. Swenson ‘87
Brad Tucker ‘79
Juan F. Vasquez, Jr. ‘01
Andy Waters ‘86
William D. “Willie” Wood ‘84
The Honorable Alvin ‘67 and Susie Zimmerman