Pro Bono Awards 2012

Presented at the UCI Law Awards Celebration on April 17, 2012.

Community Awards

These awards honor the pro bono supervisors and supporters, without whom the students could not do pro bono work.

Student Awards

The following students were recognized for going above and beyond in terms of pro bono.

  • Pro Bono Independent Spirit Award
    • Stefanie Wilson
    • Kristin Garcia
  • Most Pro Bono Hours
    • Cumulative: Andrea Feathers and Lauren Davis
    • 3L: Lauren Davis
    • 2L: Zeenat Hassan
    • 1L: Leah Gasser-Ordaz
  • Pro Bono Leadership Award
    • David Rodwin (CARES)
    • Zeenat Hassan (CARES)
    • David Pierruci (SSI Project)
    • Meg Tanaka (SSI Project)
    • Ryan Graham (OutLaw Intake Clinic)
    • Carly Edelstein (Saturday Academy of Law & Armory Intake Clinic)
    • Jessica Hodgkins (Armory Intake Clinic)
    • Lauren Kaplan (Street Law)
    • Jaclyn Stahl (Street Law)
    • Kristin Garcia (Family Law Project)
    • Andrea Smith (Native American Boarding Schools Healing Project)
    • Jenny Tryck (Native American Boarding Schools Healing Project)
    • Jesse Keyser (IRAP)
  • Class of 2012 Pro Bono Honors and Pro Bono High Honors. Recognition of graduating students who completed 120 or 200 hours over 3 years.
    • Pro Bono Honors (120 hours): Sarah Bennington, Theresa Bichsel, Luke Boughen, Joni Carrasco, Jillian Cook, Acrivi Coromelas, Jessica Glynn, Alisa Hartz, Samrah Mahmoud, Denisha McKenzie, Gregory Mintz, David Rodwin, Lori Speak, Tracey Steele, Jean Su, Flor Tataje, Jenny Tryck, Ari Yampolsky
    • Pro Bono High Honors (200 hours): Edgar Aguilasocho, Lauren Davis, Andrea Feathers, Sam Lam, Diana Palacios, Harnik Shukla, Irina Trasovan
  • Pro Bono 50 & 100 (Hour) Clubs. Recognizes 1Ls who completed 50 hours this year, and 2Ls and 3Ls who completed 100 hours this year.
    • 50 Club: Mimi Ahn, Cinthia Flores, Leah Gasser-Ordaz, Nicholas George, Jesse Keyser, Pavneet Mac, Amy Meier, Katherine Pierucci, Nora Stefanos, Kelly Suk, Gregory Wagner, Brooke Weitzman, Stefanie Wilson
    • 100 Club: Adam Barry, Jennifer Chin, Carly Edelstein, Zeenat Hassan, Jessica Hodgkins, Michael Klinger, Sabyl Landrum, Brian Olney, Brad Walters, Edgar Aguilasocho, Lauren Davis, Diana Palacios, Lori Speak, Meg Tanaka, Irina Trasovan
  • Achievement Award Winners: The Pro Bono Achievement Awards recognize all students who met the recommended number of pro bono hours: 50 hours for 2Ls and 3Ls; 20 hours for 1Ls.
    • Class of 2012: Edgar Aguilasocho, Sarah Bennington, Theresa Bichsel, Jillian Cook, Acrivi Coromelas, Lauren Davis, Andrea Feathers, Jessica Glynn, Alisa Hartz, Samrah Mahmoud, Denisha McKenzie, Gregory Mintz, Diana Palacios, David Rodwin, Harnik Shukla, Lori Speak, Jean Su, Flor Maria Tataje, Irina Trasovan, Jenny Tryck
    • Class of 2013: Alexandra Alvarez, Adam Barry, Joseph Boniwell, Christina Chen, Jennifer Chin, Leanna Costantini, Jeanne Detch, Carly Edelstein, Reed Grantham, Zeenat Hassan, Jenn Henry, Jessica Hodgkins, Sunny Hwang, Lauren Kaplan, Darren Kerstien, Michael Klinger, Peter Kovalsky, Genny Kristie, Sabyl Landrum, Jennifer Ludolph, Daniel Moss, Brian Murray, Richard Nguyen, Brian Olney, Marissa Oxman, David Pierucci, Emma Rosenberg, Andrea Smith, Jaclyn Stahl, Phillip Syers, Meg Tanaka, Danila Toscano, Brad Walters, Azure'De Wilkins, Tom Wilson
    • Class of 2014: Celeste Ahl, Mimi Ahn, Renee Amador, Tori Anderson, Anna Bennett, Hagop Boyachi, James Buatti, Kevin Chi, Brian Choc, Erica Choi, Jin Chong, Cinthia Flores, Kristin Garcia, Leah Gasser-Ordaz, Nicholas George, Pegah Ghaneian, Desirae Hutchinson, Henry Hymanson, Brandon Iskander, Jesse Keyser, Jessica Krause, Elena Leonard, Lucy Lin, Rebecca Lin, Jeffrey Livingston, Pavneet Mac, Erna Mamikonyan, Jonathan Markovitz, Timothy Martin, Amy Meier, Sahar Naseery, Tin Brian Trong Nguyen, Adriana Nunez, Lisa Petak, Katherine Pierucci, Daniel Schieffer, Shaleen Shanbhag, Nora Stefanos, Kelly Suk, Sarah Vehian, Gregory Wagner, Peter Waneis, Brooke Weitzman, Stefanie Wilson, Sirena Wu