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Rising Star Alumna/us Award

2020 Rising Star Alumnus Award Recipient
Rodrigo E. Guevara '09


The Award

The King Hall Rising Star Alumna/us Award is awarded by the UC Davis School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors to an alumna/us who embodies the values of the School and has demonstrated extraordinary early career achievement in the legal profession or in service to society or to the School. This award is intended to recognize an alumna/us who has graduated within the past fifteen years. To nominate an alumna/us who graduated more than fifteen years ago, visit the Distinguished Alumna/us Award.


Nominees must have graduated from the UC Davis School of Law within the past fifteen years. Nominees must have at least one recommendation describing the nominee’s achievement or service. Nominations may be made by any member of the public (e.g. need not be affiliated with UC Davis School of Law).

Selection Criteria

Award recipients are selected on the basis of their early career achievements and service to society, such as contributions to the legal profession, education, public service, professional societies, and civic or community causes that reflect the values of the School; and/or on the basis of their commitment to the School through their contributions of service or financial support to the School.


Nominations may be submitted by mail or e-mail by August 30, 2019.

Nomination Form

Click here to view and download the Rising Star Alumna/us Award nomination form.