Two NDLS alumni receive awards recognizing their contributions to human rights and pro bono work. The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) awards is a unique event that brings together more than 700 leading attorneys, legislators, civic leaders, and advocates honoring the work of individuals.
Brian J. Murray (J.D. ’00) will receive the 2013 NIJC Human Rights Award. Murray is currently a partner at Jones Day. He graduated summa cum laude from NDLS and clerked for United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Andrew R. Woltman (J.D. ’06) will receive the 2013 NIJC Rising Star Award. Woltman is currently an associate with McGuireWoods.
The awards will be presented on Friday, June 21, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
Via the National Immigrant Justice Center Externship at NDLS, each year four law students have an opportunity to practice immigration law under the supervision of an experienced NIJC immigration attorney by providing immigration legal services to low-income immigrants in Indiana.