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The St. Mary’s University Law Alumni Association (“LAA”) hosts the Distinguished Law Graduate Dinner every fall. Due to COVID-19, the Distinguished Law Graduate Dinner, scheduled for October 24, 2020, has been canceled.

Although the 2020 Distinguished Law Graduate Dinner has been canceled, the LAA would like to announce the 2020 Distinguished Law Graduate honorees. They will be honored at the 2021 Distinguished Law Graduate Dinner along with the 2021 honorees.

Distinguished Law Graduates

The Honorable Dean Rucker (J.D. ’80), Presiding Judge, 7th Administration Judicial Region, Midland, Texas

Jodilyn Goodwin (J.D. ’95), Law Office of Jodi Goodwin, Harlingen, Texas

Distinguished Young Lawyer

Fatima Menendez (J.D. ’13), Staff Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, San Antonio, Texas

For any questions, contact Collanne Bramblett West at 210-436-3774 or

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Individual tickets are $160 and can be purchased in any quantity. Table sponsorships are available at several levels:

  • Champion of Justice – $5,000
  • Golden Gavel Underwriter – $2,500
  • Barrister Blue Sponsor – $1,250

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