Students Recognized at Annual Pro Bono Awards Reception

On April 19, OU Law students were recognized for their volunteer hours at the Annual Pro Bono Awards Reception. In addition, more than $20,000 worth of summer fellowships were awarded to students doing public interest work.

The students and faculty below each have given in excess of 25 hours of law-related service since April 2011.

Class of 2012 - Vickie Adams, Khalid Ali, Luis Arango-Petrocchi*, Matt Brown, Jeffrey Cartmell, Jessica Cory, Jacob Crawford, Jordyn Eckert, Shayna Feiler, Allyson Gildner, Brian Hansford, Nazareth Haysbert, Michael Housley, Cody Jones, Jason Kennedy, David Kim, Allyson Kucera, Jes Kudryk, Lynn Lawrence, Amy Lewis, Joshua Lockett, Mitch McCustian, Wilson McGarry, Rachael Montgomery Griffith, Tyler Perryman, Dale Rex, Jeremy Rogers, Gentry Smiling, William Spain, Katie Warren, Elizabeth Wozobski, Sarah Wynn**, Mallory Yates, and Matt Zellner. (Note: The members of the Class of 2012 have volunteered more than 14,400 hours during their law school careers.)

Class of 2013 – Joseph Allen, Ben Barker, Max Bayman, Zachary Bidner, Taleri Wright, Mallory Carlberg, Tiffanie Choate*, Scott Cordell, Stephanie Cox, Jared Ford, Jaklyn Garrett, Nate Hales, Lauren Hammonds, Paige Hoster, Rachel Irwin, Matt Jones, Elizabeth Knox, Morgan Lankford, James Lindhardt, Laura Mealy, Andrew Morris, Gauri Nautiyal, Andrew O’Gwynn, Rayshon Payton, Alexandria Polk, Felina Rivera-Brown, Trey Sargent, Amber Simpson, Harrison Smith, Kaycee Spears, A.J. Stewart, Erin Stewart, Joy Tate, Brittany Teel, Megan Thompson, Abigail Townsend, Daniel Triplett, Emily Van Volkinburg, Carol Verbeek, Jennifer Villani, Tracey Wirmani, and Ashley Wright

Class of 2014 – Roy Brown, Megan Callier, Brooke Campbell*, Jarrad Comier, Stephanie Conduff, Jordan Dikeman, Justin Hedges, Taylor Jones, Matt Lafon, Ashley Moore, Ally Simon, and James Sinton
College of Law Faculty and Staff – Mary Sue Backus, Randall Coyne, Stanley Evans, Jon Forman, Steven Gensler, Judith Maute, Brian McCall, Gail Mullins, Michael Scaperlanda, David Swank, and Joseph Thai
*Indicates the student in each class who performed the greatest number of hours of public service this year. These students will be recognized at the OU College of Law Awards Ceremony for their outstanding public service.
**Indicates the graduating student with the most number of pro bono hours over three years.

Fellowships were awarded to the following students:
Zachary Bidner, Cindy Foley Memorial Indigent Defense Fellowship and David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Makenna Bober, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Cathleen Brantley, MPM and David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Roy Brown, Marjorie P. Maute Memorial Pro Bono/Public Service Fellowship and Coats Fellowship for Summer Public Service
Courtney Carter, Marjorie P. Maute Memorial Pro Bono/Public Service Fellowship and David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Sean Chesley, Marjorie P. Maute Memorial Pro Bono/Public Service Fellowship
Justin Cliburn, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Martin Hayes, Cindy Foley Memorial Indigent Defense Fellowship and David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Mehronissa Modgil, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Thomas Reilly, Cindy Foley Memorial Indigent Defense Fellowship and David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Ryan Riddel, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship and MPM
Ally Simon, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Kasey Stricklin, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship and JPS
Abigail Townsend, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship and MPM
Carol Verbeek, Public Service in Africa sponsored by Pros for Africa
Ashley Wright, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship
Taleri Wright, David L. Boren and Molly Shi Boren Public Service Fellowship

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