Alumni of the Year

Each year at the Supreme Court Celebration Banquet, Drake Law School recognizes the Alumni of the Year award.

The Alumni of the Year award recognizes Drake Law alumni who have demonstrated outstanding service to the legal profession, the community, and the Law School. The recipients’ professional careers and dedication to Drake exemplify the qualities that the Law School strives to instill in its graduates.

2017
Pat Houlihan, LW’82
Dan Jacobi, LA'76, LW’86

2016
Terry Branstad, LW'74

2015
Kimberly Stamatelos, LA'78, LW'81

2014
Larry Eisenhauer, LW'75

2013
Jane Lorentzen, LW'91

2012
Gregory Kenyon, LW'78

2011
Mark S. Cady, LA'75, LW'78

2010
George A. LaMarca, LW'70
Gregory W. Landry, LW'83

2009
Stephen J. Rapp, LW'74
Sheila K. Tipton, LW'80

2008
Alan Fredregill, LW'75

2007
Bonnie J. Campbell, LA'82, LW'84
Wayne L. Kern, LW'72

2006
Rose A. Vasquez, LW'85

2005
Russell C. Davis, LW'69

2004
David L. Brown, LW'75

2003
Gerard D. Neugent, LW'75

2002
Michael Huston, LA'65, LW'67

2001
Edmund J. Sease, LA'64, LW'67

2000
Robert E. Dreher, LW'42

1999
Ruth Babcock Klotz, BN'54, LW'55

1998
H. Richard Smith, LW'58

1997
Marvin Duckworth, LW'68

1996
Marsha Ternus, LW'77

1995
Benjamin B. Ullem, LA'66, LW'69

1994
Louis A. Lavorato, BN'59, LW'62

1993
Don Muyskens, LW'70

1992
Robert D. Ray, BN'52, LW'54
Elwood Thomas, LW'57

1991
William H. Englebrecht, LW'51
Roscoe Riemenschneider, LW'35
Charles R. Wasker, LA'51, LW'52

1990
Robert G. Allbee, LW'55
Donald C. Byers, LW'51
Edwin E. Ferguson Sr., ED'29, ED'31, LW'52

1989
Roxanne Conlin, LA'64, LW'66, BN'79
J. Rudolph (Steve) Hansen, LW'28
James L. Perkins, LA'53, LW'54

1988
Robert Helmick, LW'57
Joseph C. Howard, LW'55, GR'57
Dwight D. Opperman, LW'51

1987
Neal Smith, LW'50
Bea Smith, LW'50

1986
Jake More, LW'28
Clark Mollenhoff, LW'44
Alfred Sulmonetti, LA'33, LW'35

1985
George G. Fagg, BN'56, LW'58
Don Zarley, LW'54

1984
M. Gene Blackburn, LA'53, LW'55
Patrick D. Kelly, LW'53
C. Edwin Moore, LW'27

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May 22, 2017
Drake Law School alumnus Terry Branstad, LW’74, the longest-serving governor in our nation’s history, has officially been confirmed as United States Ambassador to China.
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