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Awards recognize 2017 student & faculty stars

May 23, 2017

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Tulane Law Dean David Meyer congratulates winners at the 2017 awards recognition ceremony May 19.

Tulane Law School’s 2017 graduation week included presentation of student and faculty awards for academic excellence, leadership and public service. On May 19, student awards were announced and new members were sworn in to the Order of the Coif (17) and Order of the Barristers (10).

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FACULTY MEDAL: Andrew Cox 

DEAN’S MEDAL: Andrew Cox, Amanda Crawford, Sheridan DuPont, Jennifer Leaphart, Walter Metzinger III, Catherine Thibodeaux

JOHN MINOR WISDOM AWARD: Christopher Edmunds 

CIVIL LAW STUDIES AWARD: Andrew Cox, Sheridan DuPont

GEORGE DEWEY NELSON MEMORIAL AWARD: Amanda Crawford, Alexander Heath

TULANE TAX INSTITUTE AWARD IN TAXATION: Jennifer Leaphart

CHARLES KOHLMEYER JR. AWARD IN MARITIME LAW: Michael Eddington, Benjamin Glass

EDWARD A. DODD JR. AWARD IN ADMIRALTY: James Dunlap, Olawale Mustapha Abudu

HABER JOSEPH McCARTHY ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AWARD: Amanda Crawford

LOUISIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW SECTION AWARD: Jonathan Klett

FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION AWARD: Christopher Edmunds

GENERAL MAURICE HIRSCH AWARD: Guyer Bogen

LOUISIANA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION LAW STUDENT PRO BONO AWARD: Kayla Patterson

BRIAN McSHERRY COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD: Ana Paula Perez-Funes

JAMES A. WYSOCKI TRIAL ADVOCACY AWARDS: Johannah Cousins, Jackson Smith (L ’18)

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN ATTORNEYS AWARD: Rebecca Hutchinson

STUDENT BAR ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT AWARD: Andrew Waters

MOOT COURT CHIEF JUSTICE: Rachel Gulotta

LLM ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD: Sol Argerich, James Dunlap

WILLIAM BERTRAND PRIZE: Natty Stelle Kokolo

PAYSON PROGRAM DIRECTOR’S PRIZE: Lauren Jo Messina, Jennifer Richards, Kirsten Tanifum

BARBRI AWARDS (honoring Max Nathan): Johannah Cousins, Arianna de Goede, Sophia Jayanty 

JOSEPH A. ETTINGER AWARD: Jackson Smith (L ’18)

ORDER OF THE COIF:

Joshua Bowman, Johannah Cousins, Andrew Cox, Gordon Cranner, Amanda Crawford, Arianna de Goede, Tyler Dunphy, Sheridan DuPont, Christopher Edmunds, Stephen M. Finn, Alexander Heath, Noelle Jolin, Jennifer Leaphart, Walter Metzinger III, Samantha Pfotenhauer, Catherine Thibodeaux, Jonathan Villa

ORDER OF THE BARRISTERS:

Alexandra Davis, Judith Gronna, Rachel Gulotta, William Igbokwe, Melanie Melasky, Derek O'Connor, Marco Salgado, Brian Trepanier, Joseph Vincent, Hilarie Wiley

 

The law school’s teaching award winners were announced May 20:

FELIX FRANKFURTER DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD: Professor Saru Matambanadzo

MONTE M. LEMANN DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD: Adjunct Professor Joshua Force

 
   


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