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Distinguished Alumni Recipients

The College of Law selects at least one living and one posthumous recipient each year for the Distinguished Alumni Award. The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor awarded by the UW College of Law and is bestowed upon graduates that have distinguished themselves in their legal career and have earned immense respect in the legal community.


2020 Honorees


 

The Honorable Gregory Phillips (J.D. '87)

Georgina "Gina" Guy (J.D. '75) 

Year

Living

Posthumous

1998

Archie McClintock

Jerry Housel

1999

Gerry Spence

2000

Donald N. Sherard

-

2001

Winston S. Howard

-

2002

James E. Barrett

-

2003

Charles Kepler (JD ’48)

William H. Brown (JD ’36)

2004

Honorable Alan K. Simpson    (JD ’58)

George J. Millett (JD ’37)

2005

Honorable William A. Taylor  (JD ’59)

F. Stewart Blunk (JD ’40)

2006

Joseph R. Geraud (JD ’50)

Honorable Robert R. Rose (JD ’41)

2007

Honorable Michael J. Sullivan (JD ’64)

Honorable G. Joseph Cardine (JD ’54)

2008

Honorable Marilyn S. Kite (JD ’74)

Honorable Teno Roncalio (JD ’47)

2009

Carl M. Williams (JD ’56)

Harold E. Meier (JD ’59)

2011

Honorable Betty Kail (JD ’59)

Lawrence A. Yonkee (JD ’61)

2012

Honorable Michael Golden (JD ’67)

Honorable Joseph F. Maier (JD ’47)

2013

Terrence W. Mackey (JD ’70)

William R. Jones (JD ’51)

Thomas S. Smith (JD ’59)

2014

Honorable Barton Voigt (JD ’79)

Honorable John J. Hickey (JD ’34) 

2015

Honorable Alan B. Johnson (J.D. ’61)

Warren Lauer (J.D. ’80)

2016

Greg C. Dyekman (J.D. ’80)

Richard Bostwick (J.D. ’47)

2017

William U. Hill (J.D. ’74)

W. Perry Dray (J.D. ’64)

Bob C. Sigler (J.D.’52)

2018

Honorable J. Wade Brorby (J.D. ’58)

James L. Applegate (J.D.’58)

Donald E. Chapin (J.D. ’49)

2019

 The Honorable E. James Burke (J.D. '77)

Paul J. Hickey (B.A. '72, J.D. '75)

The Honorable Larry L. Lehman (J.D. '76)

Richard E. Day (J.D. '60) 

2020

The Honorable Gregory Phillips (J.D. '87)

Georgina "Gina" Guy (J.D. '75)  

 

News

2020 Honors Banquet

July 29, 2020 ‖ The College of Law will recognize The Honorable Gregory A. Phillips, The Honorable Michael R. Murphy, Gina Guy, Professor Steve Easton, and Dean Emeritus Frank Trelease at the 2020 Honors Banquet.

2019 Honors Banquet

July 29, 2020 ‖ The College of Law will host the Annual 2019 Honors Banquet on April 5th, at the UW Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn. The evening will commence at 6:00 PM with a reception and cocktail hour, followed by the main program and dinner 7:00 PM.

2018 Honors Banquet

July 29, 2020 ‖ The College of Law will be hosting the annual Honors Banquet on April 13, 2018 at the UW Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie.

2017 Honors Banquet

July 29, 2020 ‖ The College of Law will be hosting the annual Honors Banquet on April 7, 2017 at the UW Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie.

2016 Honors Banquet

July 29, 2020 ‖ The University of Wyoming College of Law will be hosting the annual Honor’s Banquet on Friday, April 1st, 2016 at the Marian Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie.

2015 Honors Banquet

July 29, 2020 ‖ The University of Wyoming College of Law will be hosting the annual Honor’s Banquet on Friday, March 27th, 2015 at the Laramie Country Club.

2014 Honors Banquet

July 29, 2020 ‖ The University of Wyoming College of Law will be hosting the annual Honor’s Banquet on April 5th, 2014, at 6:00 pm at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie. At the Honor’s Banquet we recognize all of the named scholarship recipients in the current law school classes, including the announcement of the prestigious Brimmer Scholarship and the inductees of the Order of the Coif.

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