Annual Winter Alumni Reception & Awards Program 

The Alumni Winter reception will be held on Thursday, February 16 from 6:00-9:00 pm at Colbeh. 

During the event we will present three alumni awards:

Law School Service Award 
Presented to a successful Touro Law graduate who has significantly contributed to the growth of the Law Center and the profession through demonstrated support in new program development, leadership and advancement initiatives, assistance in the area of career services, and dedication to the ideals and purposes of the Law Center. 

Outstanding Young Alumni Award 
The Young Alumni Award is given annually to a candidate who graduated within the past ten years and has distinguished him/herself by obtaining a high level of professional accomplishment 

Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award 
Touro Law Center 2003 graduate Keith Romaine passed away suddenly in 2009.  In his memory and in recognition of his interest and passion for government, the Law Center created an award in his name to be presented annually to a graduate who serves the public as an elected official.

 

2022 Alumni Award Honorees

 

Previous Award Recipients

Year  Award Name
2022 Law School Service Award
           Marjorie Mesidor Ulysse ’04  
  Outstanding Young Alumni Award
           Pallvi Babbar '12
  Keith Romaine Elected Official Award
           Keith P. Brown '94
   
2019 Exceptional Service Law School Service Award
   Laurette Mulry ’99
  Outstanding Young Alumni Award
   Elizabeth Sy ‘17
  Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
  Hon. Lynn Kotler ‘91
   
2018 Exceptional Service Law School Service Award 
   Leonard Badia '07
  Outstanding Young Alumni Award
   Robin Burner Daleo '10
  Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
  Hon. Jeffrey Goodstein '97
   
2017 Exceptional Service Law School Service Award 
  Daniel J. Baker '92
  Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
   Cherice P. Vanderhall '09
  Alumni Council Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award
   Hon. Lewis J. Lubell '94
   
2016 Exceptional Service Law School Service Award 
     Edward A. Friedland '00
  Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award 
    Hon. Deborah Poulos '88
  Alumni Council Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award
    Jason Aylesworth '09
   
2014 Exceptional Service Law School Service Award
    John Cooney, Esq. '08
  Public Service Award
    Edward Nitkewicz '91
  Emerging Leader Award
    Hon. John Flanagan '90
  Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
    Whitney Montgomery '12
  Alumni Council Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award
    Kelly Ann Poole '91
   
2013  Exceptional Service Law School Service Award
    Randy Schaefer ’92
   Public Service Award
    Ray Malone ’09
   Emerging Leader Award
    Michelle Schmitt ’07
   Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
    Hon. Kathleen Rice '91
   Alumni Council Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award
    Jeff Donato ’00
   
2012  Exceptional Service Law School Service Award
    Bruce K. Gould '84
   Public Service Award
    Andrea Callan '07
   Emerging Leader Award
   Alison Leigh Epilone '08 
   Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
   Senator Joseph Addabbo '92 
   Alumni Council Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award
    Violet Samuels '99
   
2011  Exceptional Service Law School Service Award
   Thomas Santucci '83
   Public Service Award
   Lois Schwaeber '92
   Emerging Leader Award
   Patrick McGlashan '06
   Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
   Daniel Panico '03
   
2010  Exceptional Service Law School Service Award
   Tom Rosicki '97
   Public Service Award
   Matthew Daus '92
   Emerging Leader Award
   Indira Edwards '05
   Keith Romaine Elected Official of the Year Award
   Accepted by Keith's father, Hon. Ed Romaine