2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards

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2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards

This event occurred in the past

Date and Time

  • Friday, November 13, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.


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The University of San Diego School of Law and the Law Alumni Association Board of Directors are pleased to announce the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award honorees:

Steven J. Cologne ’84     
Managing Partner                                
Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLP

Kimberly M. Koro ’86                                 
Senior Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Division President, Qualcomm Government Technologies

About the Distinguished Alumni Award and Previous Recipients

And the 2020 Rising Star Recent Alumni Award honorees:

Ben J. Coughlan ’12                                                 
Co-Founder & Partner                                                                
Coughlan & Vinel LLP 

Joy Utomi Hartmann ’11                                            
Deputy Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
California Department of Justice

About the Rising Star Recent Alumni Award and Previous Recipients

2020 Sponsorships   


Bartell Hotels       Qualcomm

Special thanks to Bartell Hotels for their Platinum Sponsorship for ten consecutive years. Bartell Hotels is owned by USD School of Law Board of Visitors member Richard M. Bartell, '75 (JD).


Higgs Fletcher Mack

View sponsorship opportunities/benefits and reach out to Director of Development Debbie Rider '84 (JD) for more information. 


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