Alumni Awards

Nebraska Law alumni are leaders in their communities and their profession. The College of Law is proud to recognize their varied accomplishments with the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Outstanding Service Award at the annual Dean's Advisory Board Awards Ceremony. We also celebrate and recognize a student by presenting the Woods Aitken Outstanding Student Award, as well as a member of the faculty, who receives the Distinguished Faculty Award. 

Distinguished Alumni Award

Recognizes a graduate who has made outstanding contributions to the legal profession by supporting the community through hard work and diligence, selflessly paving the way for future leaders.

Award Details the Distinguished Alumni Award

Outstanding Service Award

Recognizes an alumna/us or friend of the College who provides exceptional service to the College of Law.

Award Details for the Outstanding Service Award

Woods Aitken Outstanding Student Award

Recognizes a third-year student who has committed to building the Nebraska Law community. The student demonstrates excellence in the classroom and exemplifies qualities consistent with the College’s mission and values.

Award Details

Distinguished Faculty Award

Recognizes a current Nebraska Law faculty member whose teaching supports the College’s mission to develop inclusive leaders and whose research, writing and service solves problems or advances justice.

Award Details the Distinguished Faculty Award
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Katie Pfannenstiel
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Event Planning