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GALA Event Location Petersen Automotive Museum

March 16, 2018

Southwestern Celebrates Its 29th Annual Alumni Awards GALA!

Event Details

29th Annual Alumni Awards GALA
April 19th, 2018, 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Petersen Automotive Museum
6060 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036

It’s that time of the year! Time for the  Annual Alumni Awards GALA!

Each year, the Southwestern Alumni Association hosts a GALA recognizing outstanding members of the Southwestern community for their contributions to the legal profession, their support of Southwestern, and their service to the community. 

This year’s honorees:

  • Alumnus of the Year - Walter Yoka '80
  • Outstanding Judicial Officer - Hon H. Clay Jacke II '82
  • Outstanding Friend - Stephen A. Kolodny
  • Outstanding Law Firm - Panish Shea & Boyle

Gala Honorees

Tickets and sponsorships are still available for the GALA, but always sell out quickly! To learn more about the GALA or to purchase tickets and sponsorships, please click here.  

Proceeds from the 29th Annual Alumni Awards Gala support the Domestic Violence Advocacy Initiative.

 DVAI LOGOSouthwestern Law School Alumni Association’s Domestic Violence Advocacy Initiative (DVAI) provides attorneys with zero to three years of legal experience with the opportunity to gain valuable legal training and expertise. Participants work with established public interest and legal aid organizations to provide free or low-cost legal assistance to victims and survivors of domestic violence in underrepresented, marginalized, or underserved communities.

To learn more about DVAI, click here