UCLA Law Awards Honorees

UCLA School of Law alumni continue to impact the legal profession and the world through their accomplishments. Since 1962, UCLA School of Law has recognized individual achievements through our annual awards.

2019

The Hon. Jacqueline Nguyen '91
Distinguished Alumna of the Year

William S. Anderson '88
Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Cheryl Lott '04
Emerging Leader

Chuck Williams
Honorary Alumnus

2018

The Hon. Audrey B. Collins ’77
Distinguished Alumni of the Year

Rick Runkel '81
Distinguished Alumni of the Year

Jessie Kornberg '07
Emerging Leader

2017

Eugene Volokh '92
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Paul J. Watford '94
Public and Community Service

2016

Michelle Banks '88
Professional Achievement

David Lash '80
Public and Community Service

2015

Sandra Stern '79
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Linda T. Sanchez '95
Public and Community Service

2014

Martine A. Rothblatt, PhD. '81
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Joan Dempsey Klein '54
Public and Community Service

2013

Stephen D. Greenberg '77
Professional Achievement

Alicia Miñana de Lovelace '87
Public and Community Service

2012

Melanie Cook '78
Professional Achievement

Ronald D. Brown '79
Public and Community Service

2011

David P. Steiner '86
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Sandra Ikuta '88
Public and Community Service

2010

John G. Branca '75
Professional Achievement

David W. Fleming '59
Public and Community Service

2009

Nancy L. Abell '79
Professional Achievement

Lowell Milken '73
Public and Community Service

2008

James D. C. Barrall '75
Professional Achievement

Ralph J. Shapiro '58
Public and Community Service

2007

Nelson C. Rising '67
Professional Achievement

David J. Epstein '64
Public and Community Service

2005 / 2006

Stewart Resnick '62
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Richard D. Fybel '71
Public and Community Service

2004

Stacey Snider '85
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Kim M. Wardlaw '79
Public and Community Service

2003

Michael T. Masin '69
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Steven Z. Perren '67
Public and Community Service

2001 / 2002

William Vaughn '55
Professional Achievement

Stewart Kwoh '74
Public and Community Service

2000

Skip Brittenham '70
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Elwood Lui '69
Public and Community Service

1999

Barbara Boyle '60
Professional Achievement

The Hon. Gary L. Taylor '63
Public and Community Service

1998

David G. Price '60
Professional Achievement

Congressman Howard Berman '65
Public and Community Service

1997

The Hon. Alex Kozinski '75
Professional Achievement

Joseph Duff '71
Public and Community Service

1996

The Hon. Janice Rogers Brown '77
Professional Achievement

Nancy Mintie '79
Public and Community Service

1995

Kenneth Ziffren '65
Professional Achievement

Antonia Hernandez '74
Public and Community Service

1994

The Hon. William A. Masterson '58
Professional Achievement

Congressman Henry A. Waxman '64
Public and Community Service

1993

Gil Garcetti '67

1992

Albert B. Glickman '60

1991

Geraldine S. Hemmerling '52

1990

The Hon. Lourdes G. Baird '76

1989

Daniel P. Garcia '74

1988

Herbert J. Solomon '56

1987

The Hon. John A. Arguelles '54

1986

The Hon. Charles S. Vogel '59

1985

The Hon. Kenneth L. Maddy '63

1984

The Hon. Billy G. Mills '54

1983

Ralph J. Shapiro '58

1982

Susan Westerberg Prager '71

1981

Bruce Hochman '52

1980

Marsha MeLean-Utley '64

1979

The Hon. Mariana Pfaelzer '57

1978

Andrea Ordin '65

Arthur Greenberg '52

1977

The Hon. Ed Edelman '58

1976

Willie Barnes '59

1975

The Hon. Richard Schauer '55

1974

Josiah L. Neeper '59

1973

John C. McCarthy '52

1972

The Hon. Christian E. Markey '58

1971

Jerald S. Schutzbank '57

1970

The Hon. Norman L. Epstein '58

1969

William B. Keene '52

1967

The Hon. Dorothy Nelson '53

1968

William Cohen '56

1966

Roger Pettitt '54

1965

Harvey Grossman '54

1964

Charles Rickershauser '57

1963

The Hon. Joan Dempsey Klein '54

1962

Richard T. Hanna '52