Date Chartered: 5/31/1988


The Section on Student Services promotes the communication of ideas, interests and activities among members of the section and makes recommendations to the Association on matters concerning the providing of services to students.

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Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services Award

This award recognizes outstanding contributions of institutions, administrators and law teachers in the provision of service to students.

Nominations and Eligibility: Competition for the award is to be announced through the AALS newsletter, at the Annual Meeting of the Section on Student Services, and on the Section discussion list. Any law teacher or law school administrator may nominate another law teacher, administrator, or their own or another institution for the award.

Selection Process: The selection committee shall consist of the members of the Section on Student Services Executive Committee.


YearAward NameRecipientLaw School
2024Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardElizabeth BangsThe University of Texas School of Law
2022Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardJanet StearnsUniversity of Miami School of Law
2021Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardAaron TaylorAccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence
2020Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardSondra TennesseeUniversity of Houston Law Center
2019Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardDavid JaffeAmerican University, Washington College of Law
2018Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardNational Association of Law Student Affairs ProfessionalsN/A
2016Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardLawrence S. KriegerFlorida State University
2014Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardCatherine GlazeStanford Law School
2012Peter N. Kutulakis Student Services AwardDeborah FeliceOklahoma City University School of Law

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