NIU College of Law Alumni Awards Reception

Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea and the NIU Law Alumni Council invite you to join us for a special reception honoring outstanding College of Law alumni and others.

Date & Time

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.


University Club of Chicago
76 E. Monroe Street
Chicago, IL


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2014 Alumni Award Recipients

Alumnus of the Year
Richard D. Felice ('79)
Law Offices of Richard D. Felice
President, Illinois State Bar Association

Young Alumna of the Year
Lesley Irizarry-Hougan (’04)
L.I.H. Law, PS
Seattle, Washington

Outstanding Service Award
Chris Cosentino (’00), Nina Cosentino (’02), Blake Cosentino (’03)
The Cosentino Law Firm

Distinguished Service Award
Abel L. Smith III (’89)
Assistant Chief Counsel
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

Public Service Award
The Honorable James F. Holderman
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Honorary Alumnus
Norden S. Gilbert
Retired, University Counsel
Northern Illinois University

Mentor of the Year
Romas Mockaitis (’05)
Mockaitis Law