Alumni Awards

Alumni Award Nominations

The Law Alumni Association presents four awards annually, recognizing the outstanding achievements of Texas Law graduates. The Alumni Association Executive Committee selects the award recipients at its spring meeting, choosing from nominations submitted by our alumni community. Award presentations are made each fall at a gala dinner in Austin.
The nomination form for the 2019 Alumni Association Awards is now available:

Submit a Nomination

2018 Alumni Association Award Honorees

The Texas Law Alumni Association Executive Committee recently honored six distinguished alumni at its annual Alumni Awards Dinner:

  • Lifetime Achievement: Richard Mithoff ’71
  • Outstanding Alumna: Sandra Phillips Rogers ’91
  • Distinguished Alumna for Community Service: Carrin Patman ’82
  • Outstanding Young Alumnus: Oscar Longoria ’07
  • Alumni Mentor of the Year: Karen Burgess ’96
  • David Frederick ’89, for Appellate Advocacy

Read all about the 2018 honorees on the law school news site.

 

Please enjoy these tribute videos for the illustrious group of 2018 awardees:

Lifetime Achievement: Richard Mithoff ’71

Recognizing a graduate who has had a distinguished career and has brought honor to The University Texas School of Law. See a full list of past recipients.

 

Outstanding Alumnus: Sandra Phillips Rogers ’91

Honoring a graduate who has made outstanding contributions to his or her chosen profession and to society as a whole. See a full list of past recipients.

 

Distinguished Alumnus for Community Service: Carrin Patman ’82

Honoring an outstanding graduate who has made exemplary contributions in public, pro bono and/or community service. See a full list of past recipients.

 

Outstanding Young Alumnus: Oscar Longoria ’07

This award recognizes a graduate who has made significant achievements professionally and in their service to the law school. See a full list of past recipients.

 

Dean’s Honor for Appellate Advocacy: David Frederick ’89

This award is chosen and presented by the Dean, acknowledging an alumnus of extraordinary achievement in Appellate Advocacy.