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Honorary Graduate

The Honorary Graduate Award is given to an individual who, though not a graduate of the Law School, exemplifies support for and commitment to Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College and whose friendship, generosity and leadership profoundly help strengthen the Law School both today and beyond.

Past Honorary Graduate Award Recipients

1982: Stephen Kanter

1983: Fred D. Fagg III
          Alice Gantenbein Kerbel
          Elizabeth J. Lasselle
          Thomas E. Tongue

1984: William Swindells, Sr.
          Dorothy L. Cornelius

1985: Richardson W. Nahstoll
          Edmund O. Belsheim

1986: Robert S. Miller

1987: Hon. Owen M. Panner

1988: Hon. Clifford B. Olsen

1989: Sidney I. Lezak

1990: Hon. Richard L. Unis

1991: George D. Rives

1992: Ronald K. Ragen

1993: B. Ann Kendrick

1994: Hon. Edwin Peterson

1995: Norman J. Wiener

1996: Clifford N. Carlsen, Jr.

1997: Barnes H. Ellis

1998: M. Carr Ferguson

1999: Monte Bricker

2000: Edwin A. Harnden

2001: Dr. Stephen Dow Beckham
          Dennis J. Whittlesey

2002: Hon. Ellen F. Rosenblum

2003: Bert T. Kobayashi, Jr.

2004: U.S. Senator Gordon H. Smith
         U.S. Senator Ron Wyden

2005: Hon. Alex O. Bryner
          David S. Case
          Russell L. Winner

2006: Paul E. Bragdon

2007: Paul Casey

2008: John and Susan Bates

2009: Honorable Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain

2010:  Kay Kitagawa
           Andrew Johnson-Laird

2011: Hon. Adrienne C. Nelson

2013: Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

2014: Hon. Michael Simon

2015: Hon. Darleen Ortega

2017: Marilyn Cover

2018: Prof. Doug Newell

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