Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards

Nominations

Purpose
The purpose of the Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards is to recognize and honor alumni who have made significant contributions to the bench, bar or community and whose accomplishments and careers have brought credit to the law school and to the legal profession as a whole.

Distinguished Alumni
To be eligible for a Distinguished Alumni Award, an individual must:

  • Have graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law;
  • Be a person of such integrity, stature, and demonstrated ability that the faculty, staff, students, and alumni will take pride in and be inspired by his/her recognition;
  • Have demonstrated a continuing interest in areas outside the fields of law such as to bring honor and prestige to the profession; and
  • Be distinguished in his/her profession, life work, or other worth endeavors.

Distinguished Service
To be eligible for a Distinguished Service Award, an individual must:

  • Have graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law;
  • Be a person of such integrity, stature, and demonstrated ability that the faculty, staff, students, and alumni will take pride in and be inspired by his/her recognition; and
  • Exhibit a demonstrated passion for advancing the goals of Texas Tech University School of Law.

Distinguished Humanitarian
Texas Tech University School of Law's Distinguished Humanitarian Award may be given annually to an alumnus who, over the course of his or her career, has devoted significant time and energy to causes and projects that benefit the greater community and improve society.

Method of Selection
Nomination forms, a current CV, letters of recommendation, and any supporting documentation for 2013 Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards may be submitted via email, fax, or mail no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 8, 2014. The Awards will be presented during the 11th Annual Law School Gala on March 6, 2015.

Please submit nominations to:
Texas Tech University School of Law
Office of Alumni Relations
Attn: Laura Urquieta, Director of Alumni Relations
1802 Hartford Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79409
(806) 834-0286
(806) 742-3984 (fax)
laura.urquieta@ttu.edu

Nomination forms may be obtained here: 2014 Nomination Form

Selection Process
The 2014 Distinguished Alumni and Service Awardees will be selected by a steering committee comprised of faculty, staff, student, and alumni representatives by the last week in August. Award recipients will be notified by the Dean in September. A formal announcement will be made in December.