Outstanding Law School Alumni Honored at 2008 Banquet

The Law School Alumni Association honored four outstanding alumni at the 2008 Alumni Recognition Banquet Thursday, May 22, 2008 in Seattle. The four honorees were:

Gerry Alexander ’64

Henry M. Jackson Distinguished Alumni Public Service Award
Gerry Alexander 64
Washington State Supreme Court
Marjorie Rombauer ’60

Service Recognition Award
Marjorie Rombauer 60
UW School of Law
William Downing ’78

Distinguished Alumnus Award
William Downing 78
State of Washington Superior Court, King County
J.H. Jerry Zhu LL.M. ’82

Distinguished Alumnus Award
J.H. Jerry Zhu LL.M. 82
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

The banquet was also the venue for an announcement from UW Regent and law school alumnus Stan Barer '63 about the $4 million pledge he and his wife, Alta, made to the law school. The gift from the Barers, which funds the creation of the Barer Institute for Law and Global Human Services, brings the UW School of Law capital campaign total to more than $70 million.