Professor Anthony Morella Professionalism Award
Professor Emeritus Anthony Morella, the Advocacy Program's founder and former director, exhibited the utmost level of professionalism and ethics during his lengthy and influential career at American University Washington College of Law. The Advocacy Program created this endowed graduation award in 2019 to honor Professor Emeritus Morella and students who exhibit equal professionalism and ethics in advocacy.
Students are nominated by Advocacy Program adjunct faculty members and chosen by a selection committee to receive this prestigious honor based on the commitment to the Advocacy Program, involvement in the community, dedication to mentoring others, and overall professionalism while a student at WCL.
2022 | Ben Reyes
2021 | Michael Fente
2020 | Catherine Perrone & Erin Steiger
2019 | Madelyn Abry Kopanny & Brittany Donnellan