Distinguished Alumni and Service Awards

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 2016 Distinguished Alumni, Service, and Humanitarian Awards may be submitted via email, fax, or mail no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016. The Awards will be presented during the 13th Annual Law School Gala on March 3, 2017.

Please submit nominations to:
Texas Tech University School of Law
Office of Alumni Relations
Attn: Ashley Langdon, Director of Alumni Relations
1802 Hartford Avenue
Lubbock, Texas 79409
(806) 834-4663
(806) 742-4014 (fax)
ashley.langdon@ttu.edu

Nomination forms may be obtained here: 2016 Nomination Form

Selection Process

The 2016 Distinguished Alumni, Service, and Humanitarian Awardees will be selected by the Texas Tech Law School Foundation Board. Award recipients will be notified by Dean Dickerson in late October.