Distinguished Alumni of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Our Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients!

The office of Alumni Affairs, in partnership with the Alumni Association Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the recipients of our inaugural Distinguished Alumni of the Year Awards—honoring outstanding service to the law school, community, and legal profession. Candidates were selected by the Alumni Association Board of Directors’ Awards Committee.

Please join us in congratulating:

Alumnus of the Year Award
Roy Morrow Bell, Esq. '74

This award is presented to a California Western alumnus/a who has distinguished themselves at an exemplary level and who embodies the high ethical standards and commitment to community service that California Western seeks to instill in its graduates. The alumnus/a selected for this award has excelled in his/her legal career and has contributed professionally and philanthropically to the law school and the legal community.

Outstanding Community Service Award
Drew A. Lautemann, Esq. '09

This award is presented to alumni who demonstrate notable community, public, or humanitarian service.

Rising Star Award
Melissa R. Bobrow, Esq. '07

This award is presented to graduates of the past 10 years who make significant achievements and demonstrate a high level of community involvement.

The awards will be formally presented on September 27, 2014 at the Inaugural Distinguished Alumni of the Year Awards and Reunion Celebration.