Public Service Awards

Herbert L. Kramer/Herbert Bangel Community Service Award

Presented at graduation to the student who has contributed the most to the community.

Mortimer Caplin Public Service Award

Presented at graduation to a student entering a public service career who demonstrates the qualities of leadership, integrity, and service to others. ($2,500)

Claire Corcoran Award

Recognizes one or two second-year students, selected by PILA, who demonstrate an exceptional commitment to public service and will be working in a public service internship.

Robert F. Kennedy Award for Public Service

Awarded to the student who best exemplifies Senator Kennedy's ideals

Pro Bono Award

Recognizes the student who exhibits an extraordinary commitment to pro bono service during his or her years at the Law School. The award is the highest recognition offered through the Law School's voluntary pro bono program, which encourages all students to provide at least 75 hours of free legal services to the indigent while at the law school.

Pro Bono Service Certificates of Recognition

Presented to graduates who have successfully fulfilled the requirements of the Law School's Pro Bono Program.