Law School Award Recipients
Alumna of the Year Award
Hon. Diane Sykes, Law ’84
For Diane, a career spanning nearly 25 years of public service from the bench can be traced back to her 1L Torts class with Professor James Ghiardi.
Lifetime Achievement Award
L. William Staudenmaier, Bus Ad ’58, Law ’61 and Mary L. Staudenmaier, Law '71
Wauwatosa, Wis. and Marinette, Wis.
Mary and Bill's father, Louis graduated from Marquette Law School in 1933, at the height of the Great Depression. After following his path as a Law School graduate herself, his daughter Mary, started a scholarship in his honor.
Howard B. Eisenberg Service Award
Bernard J. Westfahl, Jr., Bus Ad ’01, Law ’04
Fox Point, Wis.
As a child, B.J. was impressed by some of the perks his father and grandfather enjoyed as lawyers: working in a tall building and going out to lunch. Today, he can see even more of the rewards of a life in the law.
Charles W. Mentkowski Sports Law Alumnus of the Year Award
Brent C. Moberg, Grad ’04, Law ’04
South Bend, Ind.
As a medical student no longer convinced that he wanted to become a doctor, Brent turned to Marquette to find a new career path. Today, he is director of compliance at the University of Notre Dame.