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Law School Award Recipients

Alumnus of the Year Award

Patrick O. DunphyPATRICK O. DUNPHY, LAW '76

A co-founder of one of the most successful personal injury law firms in Wisconsin, Patrick was inspired by his father —a graduate of Marquette Law School who spent several years as a faculty member.


Lifetime Achievement Award

William J. MulliganWILLIAM J. MULLIGAN, LAW '60

With the belief that preparation is a one-word formula for success, William approaches each case as a chance to learn — the more complex, the better.


Howard B. Eisenberg Service Award

Dawn R. CaldartDAWN R. CALDART, LAW '01
Shorewood, Wis.

As executive director of the Milwaukee Justice Center, Dawn oversees efforts to provide free legal services to people who can’t afford an attorney.


Charles W. Mentkowski Sports Law Alumnus of the Year Award

Matthew J. BankerMATTHEW J. BANKER, LAW '01

Matthew’s expertise in the nuances of college sports’ rules — he has worked for the NCAA and Ohio Valley Conference — makes him a key asset to the University of Louisville athletics department.