Concord Law School Graduation | Award Winners

2017 AWARD WINNERS

Award Winners

An important part of each graduation ceremony is the presentation of the awards. The following graduates were recognized for their service to the legal community, contributions to the Law School, and academic excellence.

Kaplan Award for Legal Services
Legal Service Award Winner Michelle Roseway Peart

This award is presented to the Concord graduates who have demonstrated excellence in professionalism and exemplary service to the community through their LEEP (Legal Education Experience Program) or EJD Practicum externship.

2017 Recipient: Michelle Roseway Peart (pictured right with Professor Reagan)

Executive Juris Doctor Award for Academic Excellence

This award is presented to the Executive Juris Doctor student who achieved the highest cumulative grade point average in their class.

Summer 2016 Recipient: Andrew Stanley (no photo available)

Winter 2017 Recipient: Elizabeth Goodwin (no photo available)

Sue Lane Award
Sue Lane Winter 2017 Recipient:  Susan Lawrence
Sue Lane Winter 2017 Recipient:  Susan Lawrence

This award is presented in memory of Sue Lane, the first registrar of Concord Law School, to the graduate who best embodies Sue's character, dedication, and pursuit of excellence.

Summer 2016 Recipient: Rose Silva (pictured in the left photo with Associate Dean Bracci)

Winter 2017 Recipient: Susan Lawrence (pictured in the right photo with Associate Dean Bracci)

Jack R. Goetz Award
2016 Summer Jack Goetz Recipient: Graham Washburn

This award for academic excellence is presented in honor of the founding Dean of Concord Law School, Jack R. Goetz. It is awarded to the Juris Doctor graduate of each class who achieved the highest cumulative grade point average.

2016 Summer Recipient: Graham Washburn (no photo available)

2017 Winter Recipient: James Timm (pictured right with Professor Dodge)

Moot Court Awards
Andrew Bell pictured with David Glassman, Moot Court Assistant Coach

The following students participated in Moot Court this past year and are recognized for dedicated preparation, excellent performance and are distinguished advocates in the written and spoken
word, and an honor to Concord Law School.

Andrew Bell (pictured right with David Glassman, Moot Court Assistant Coach), Megan Garner, and Graham Washburn competed in the 2016 Traynor California Appellate Moot Court Competition. Sarah Lavelle and Silvia Keller competed in the University of San Diego National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Tournament. In that tournament, they won Best Respondent Brief and were also Quarterfinalists in the oral rounds.