Published on March 5, 2019 by Morgan Black  
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On April 4, during the 2019 Alumni Reunion Reception, Cumberland School of Law will recognize alumni in the following categories: 

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

The Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award is given to a Cumberland School of law graduate who has distinguished herself/himself in the practice of law, service to the community, and leadership in the profession.

Young Alumnus of the Year

The Young Alumnus of the Year award is given to a Cumberland School of Law graduate who received his/her J.D. within the past 15 years, and who has distinguished herself/himself in the practice of law, service to the community, and leadership in the profession.

Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer of the Year recognizes an alumnus/a who has demonstrated exceptional loyalty and commitment to the Cumberland School of Law through volunteer service to the school. Faculty and staff of the law school are encouraged to recommend alumni who have given considerable time and talent to the improvement of the law school and its service to students and alumni.

Friend of Cumberland

The Friend of Cumberland award recognizes a person, who though not a graduate of Cumberland School of Law, has contributed time and resources to enhance the quality of the law school and the educational experience of the students.

Nominations are due March 15, 2019. Simply send an email with nominee’s name and your reason for nominating to lawalum@samford.edu.

Register to attend the alumni reunion reception on Thursday, April 4.

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