Peter M. Cicchino Public Service Awards
Peter M. Cicchino (1960-2000) was a brilliant and creative American University Washington College of Law professor, scholar, and public interest lawyer. The Peter M. Cicchino Fund is an endowed fund was created thanks to the generous philanthropy of the Peter M. Cicchino Social Justice Foundation. This fund supports the Peter M. Cicchino Awards for Outstanding Advocacy in Public Interest, given annually to three individuals. The Cicchino Awards recognize and honor those students and alumni whose devotion to, and creative service in, the public interest exemplify the highest ideals of the Washington College of Law.