Achievements

Academic Honors

Summa Cum Laude - Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.750
Magna Cum Laude  - Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.500

Cum Laude - Cumulative grade point average of at least 3.250

Pro Bono Honors

General Oliver Otis Howard Pro Bono Award - Awarded to students who have completed between 100-249 pro bono hours.

President Abraham Lincoln Pro Bono Award - Awarded to students who have completed 250 or more pro bono hours.

Lincoln Award Nominees

Lincoln Awards Nominee- Students are nominated for three Lincoln Awards which are awarded by the faculty each year at graduation: Award for Leadership, Award for Outstanding Character, and Award for Service. 

         Award for Leadership: The faculty gives this award each year to a student who demonstrates outstanding leadership, scholastic performance, and integrity.
         Award for Outstanding Character: The faculty gives this award each year to a student who exhibits outstanding generosity of spirit and selflessness, and who has the habit of doing what is right, regardless of personal interests or outside pressures. This student displays good citizenship and a positive attitude and inspires other students to higher achievement.
         Award for Service: The faculty gives this award each year to a student who has a keen dedication to legal activism, diversity, and confronting social issues. This student has made the most significant contribution to legal aid, local community organizations, and/or the law school.

Additional Academic Achievements 

CALI Award - These awards are provided to the student with the highest grade in the class section.