2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards

2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Date and Time

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


Virtual Event

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




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 Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Debbie Rider, Director of Development, by email or at (619) 260-5955 for more information. View sponsorship benefits

Platinum Sponsor

Bartell Hotels 
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).

Bartell Hotel logo

  • Platinum ($5,000)
  • Gold ($2,500)
  • Silver ($1,000)
  • Bronze ($500)

  • Full-Page Print & Digital Program Ad ($500) 5"w x 7.5"h (vertical)
  • Half-Page Pring & Digital Program Ad ($250) 5"w x 3.5"h (horizontal)
  • Digital Ad in Rotating Presentation ($125) 13.333"w x 7.5"h (horizontal)

Nominate a USD School of Law Alumnus/a for the 2021 Distinguished Alumni or Rising Star Recent Alumni Award

DAA Scholarship

Honor Distinguished Alumni in your life with a contribution to the Distinguished Alumni Award Honoree Endowed Scholarship by making a gift.



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