Friday, June 3, 2016

Prof. Periman receives the Alaska Bar Association Distinguished Service Award

L to r: Alaska Bar President Nelson Page
presents the Distinguished Service Award
to Prof. Periman at the Bar Convention.
Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Legal Studies Program Coordinator in the Justice Center, was presented the Alaska Bar Association Distinguished Service Award at the 2016 Annual Bar Convention in Anchorage in May.

The Alaska Bar Distinguished Service Award honors an attorney for outstanding service to the membership of the Alaska Bar Association.  Professor Periman was recognized for her many contributions to the legal community including her work on the Alaska Bar Law Related Education (LRE)  and Historians Committees, and her chairing the LRE drafting subcommittee for the Alaska Youth Law Guide. The award is also in recognition of her creation of new UAA curriculum to better serve students interested in careers in the legal field and the intersection with public service, and all her efforts to expand opportunities for the next generation of lawyers and the people who work with them.