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2017 Celebration of Achievement

March 25, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm

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Celebration of Achievement

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Santa Clara Law hosts the Celebration of Achievement Evening annually to recognize alumni and members of the law school community with the following honors: the Alumni Special Achievement Award, the Edwin J. Owens Lawyer of the Year Award, the Amicus Award and the Young Alumnus Rising Star Award.

The Celebration of Achievement honors lawyers who have made a difference for Santa Clara Law. The Community comes together to acknowledge the significant contributions of alumni and friends from far and wide.


The Alumni Special Achievement Award
Julie Mar-Spinola JD ’87



The Santa Clara Law Amicus Award
John Ottoboni BA ’69



The Young Alumnus Rising Star Award
Jennifer Leung JD ’08



The Edwin J. Owens Lawyer of the Year Award
Donald J. Polden



Videos of the 2017 award winners



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Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors:

Habbas & Associates Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Foundation


Gold Sponsors:

Joseph J. Albanese Inc. Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling LLP
SCB Womble Carlyle



Silver Sponsors:

Finjan Holdings, Inc.

McCurdy & Fuller LLP

Morgan Franich


Bronze Sponsors:

Subroto Bose JD ’02 & Rina Bose

Clayton & McEvoy P.C.

Karin Frenza Cogbill JD ’06 & Kevin Cogbill JD ’05

Michael Gencarella JD 97 & Cassandra Gencarella

Rebecca Sue Jones JD ’87

Juniper Networks

Littler Mendelson P.C.

Celine Purcell JD ’15

Steven Tam JD ’13 & Marie Gribble JD ’13

Table Hosts:

Berliner Cohen LLP

Michael E. Engh, S.J., SCU President

Fred Gonzalez BS ’71, MBA ’73, JD ’77 & Leota Gonzalez

Greenfield Draa & Harrington LLP

Hayes, Scott, Bonino, Ellingson & McLay, LLP

Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center Advisory Board

The Ottoboni Family

The Polden Family

Polsinelli LLP

Berliner Cohen


Read about past award winners

Read about the 2016 Celebration of Achievement

Read about the 2015 Celebration of Achievement

View photos from the 2014 Celebration of Achievement


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March 25, 2017
6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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    2017 Celebration of Achievement

  • March 25, 2017
  • 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm