From Judge John Carroll, Dean of our Cumberland School of Law:

 “At the Celebration of Excellence of the American Inns of Court held at the Supreme Court a few days ago, Judge Joel Dubina, a Cumberland graduate of the Class of 1973, was awarded the Lewis F. Powell Award for Professionalism and Ethics which is given each year to recognize a person who has rendered exemplary service to the legal profession in the areas of professionalism, civility and ethics. Previous recipients of this award include Justice William Brennan and Justice Anthony Kennedy.”

The world is better because the Samford community values integrity, honesty, and justice.

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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.