School of Law Alumni Awards

The University of Arkansas School of Law and the Law Alumni Society Board sponsor three awards to recognize alumni and friends for their service to the legal community and law school. The 2020 recipients will be honored at the Law Alumni Society’s Annual Luncheon during the Arkansas Bar Association Annual Meeting in June.

  • Commitment to Justice Award
  • Commitment to Justice Early Career Award
  • Career Champion Award (small and large firms considered separately)

Commitment to Justice Award

Awarded to an alumnus/a who, through personal achievement and service to the law school, their community, and the legal profession, have brought honor and distinction to both themselves and the School of Law.

To be eligible*, nominee must:
  • be a University of Arkansas School of Law alumnus/a
  • be 10 or more years post-graduation

* Current faculty/staff and Law Alumni Society Board Members are ineligible. Alumni currently in a position of elected or appointed government office or known to be launching a campaign are ineligible.

Nominations are now being accepted and are due February 28, 2020.

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Commitment to Justice Early Career Award

Awarded to an alumnus/a who, through personal achievement and service to the law school, their community, and the legal profession, have brought honor and distinction to both themselves and the School of Law.

To be eligible*, nominee must

  • be a University of Arkansas School of Law alumnus/a
  • have graduated in the last nine years

* Current faculty/staff and Law Alumni Society Board Members are ineligible. Alumni currently in a position of elected or appointed government office or known to be launching a campaign are ineligible.

Nominations are now being accepted and are due February 28, 2020.

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Career Champion Award

Awarded to a firm** or organization that has provided significant, consistent contributions toward the advancement of career services and student programming in one or more of the following ways:

  • participates in career programming
  • posts jobs or internships
  • participates in on-campus interviewing
  • regularly attends networking events
  • hosts a networking event, sponsors academic programming or law school events

** Small and Large firms will be considered in separate categories:

Small firms (10 members or less)
Large firms (11 members or more)

Nominations are now being accepted and are due February 28, 2020.

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