Kostal, ’24, named NSBA Rise Award recipient

12 Mar 2024    

Cassandra Kostal headshot

Cassandra Kostal, ’24, has been named the Nebraska State Bar Association (NSBA) 2024 Rise Award Recipient. The Rise Award is given to a law student from each of Nebraska’s law schools for their exemplary dedication to, and contributions in support of, programs sponsored by the Nebraska Lawyers Foundation throughout their law school career. 

Kostal has engaged in pro bono work throughout her time in law school, beginning in the fall of her 1L year. She has supported the Debtor Defense Project, the Naturalization Clinic hosted by the Nebraska Law Immigration Clinic, and has volunteered more than 300 hours to the Tenant Assistance Project.