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2022-2023 UH Law Alumni Association Awards Winners

Danny M. Sheena '95
Dean's Award

Laura Gibson '84
President's Award

Capt. Reginald E. McKamie, USN (Ret.) '86
Alumnus Of The Year Award

Melody J. Wang '12
Corporate Sector Achievement Award

Professor Jessica L. Roberts
Faculty Distinction Award

Judge Andrew M. Edison
Honorary Alumnus Award

Professor Craig Joyce
Honorary Alumnus Award

William J. Jackson '92
James M. Roach Law Fund Volunteer Award

Troy (’98) & Christin Chandler
Law Gala & Auction Award

Edwin Sullivan '97
Private Practice Achievement Award

Drew Willey '14
Public/Non-Profit Sector Achievement Award

Jennifer A. Hasley '95
Pro Bono/Community Service & Leadership Award

Shannon A.S. Quadros '10
Diversity & Inclusion Award

Edward B. Goolsby '14
Rising Star Award

Kim Mai '12
Rising Star Award

The John M. O’Quinn Foundation
Dean's Award

Lawrence J. Pirtle ‘66
President's Award

Dean Leonard M. Baynes
Honorary Alumnus Award

Prof. Renee Knake Jefferson
Faculty Distinction Award

Prof. Ryan M. Marquez ‘09
Faculty Distinction Award

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Law Gala & Auction Award

Fermeen F. Fazal ‘00
Corporate Sector Achievement Award

Andrew J. Cobos ‘11
Rising Star Award

Judge Tamecia S. Glover ‘12
Rising Star Award

John T. Goodgame ‘97
Private Practice Achievement Award

Paul D. Moak ‘95
Private Practice Achievement Award

Paul E. Furrh, Jr. ‘78
Public/Non-Profit Sector Achievement Award

Marcy H. Greer ‘90
Pro Bono/Community Service & Leadership Award

Judge Phyllis R. Frye ‘81
Diversity & Inclusion Award

Edward E. “Ned” Hartline, III ‘73
James M. Roach Law Fund Volunteer Award

The Honorable Gray H. Miller ‘78
Alumnus of the Year Award

 
 
 
 

Alumnus of the Year
Thomas F.A. Hetherington ‘98
In recognition of exceptional and continued achievement and noteworthy contributions to the legal profession by an alumnus.

Rising Star Award
Stephanie Eberhardt ‘13
Jessica E. Schaffner ‘14
(2010-2020 graduates eligible) In recognition of outstanding achievement and notable commitment to the UH Law Center by a young alumnus.


Diversity and Inclusion Award
Amira Love ‘07
James E. Payne ‘93
In recognition of significant commitment of an alumnus to diversity and inclusion by fostering a more diverse and inclusive legal community.

Corporate Sector Achievement Award
Brad Tucker ‘79
In recognition of exceptional achievement and legal excellence in the corporate and business communities.

Private Practice Achievement Award
Sofia Adrogue´ ‘91
In recognition of exceptional achievement in and legal excellence in private practice.

Public/Non-Profit Sector Achievement Award
Anna Archer ‘06
In recognition of exceptional achievement and legal excellence in public service.

Honorary Alumnus Award
Honorable Christine Weems
In recognition of exemplary service and dedication to the Law Center by a lawyer that is not an alumnus.

Faculty Distinction Award
Professor Sandra Guerra Thompson
In recognition of a member of the Law Center faculty that has distinguished themselves in their field of expertise.

Law Gala & Auction Award
Bracewell LLP and Yvonne Ho ‘06 and Allen Rice
In recognition of exceptional volunteer service and leadership to the UH Law Gala by an alumnus.

James M. Roach Law Fund Volunteer Award
Professor Lauren Jansen Simpson ‘94
To a volunteer alumnus that has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to raising funds for the UH Law Center.

Pro Bono/Community Service & Leadership Award
Laura Gibson ‘84
In recognition of an alumnus that has dedicated substantial service to the community as a volunteer and leader.

Dean’s Award
Rosland Fisher McLeod ‘96
For outstanding loyalty and dedication to the University of Houston Law Center.

President’s Award
Cynthia M. Mabry ’10
In recognition of outstanding commitment, service, and dedication to UH Law Center students and alumni.

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

Alumnus of the Year
Tom M. Kirkendall ’79
In recognition of exceptional and continued achievement and noteworthy contributions to the legal profession by an alumnus.

Honorary Alumnus Award
Gordon J. Quan
In recognition of exemplary service and dedication to the Law Center by a lawyer that is not an alumnus.

Faculty Distinction Award
Greg R. Vetter
In recognition of a member of the Law Center faculty that has distinguished themselves in their field of expertise.

Law Fund Volunteer Award
James M. Roach ’82
To a volunteer alumnus that has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to raising funds for the UH Law Center.

Law Gala & Auction Award
Thomas F.A. Hetherington ’98
In recognition of exceptional volunteer service and leadership to the UH Law Gala by an alumnus.

Corporate Sector Achievement Award
Raj Sharma ’03
In recognition of exceptional achievement and legal excellence in the corporate and business communities.

Private Practice Achievement Award
Alison L. Chen ’03
In recognition of exceptional achievement in and legal excellence in private practice.

Public/Non-Profit Sector Achievement Award
Senator Royce West ’79
In recognition of exceptional achievement and legal excellence in public service.

Rising Star Award
Clayton Forswall ’11
In recognition of outstanding achievement and notable commitment to the UH Law Center by a young alumnus.

Rising Star Award
Mia Breaux Lorick ’14
In recognition of outstanding achievement and notable commitment to the UH Law Center by a young alumnus.

Diversity and Inclusion Award
Yvonne Ho ’06
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
Ernie Aliseda ’91
In recognition of an alumnus that has dedicated substantial service to the community as a volunteer and leader.

Dean’s Award
King Family Foundation
Gregory C. King `85
Leigh Ann King `85
Gregory C. King, Jr. `16
For outstanding loyalty and dedication to the University of Houston Law Center.

President’s Award
Susan L. Bickley ’84
In recognition of outstanding commitment, service, and dedication to UH Law Center students and alumni.

 

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