2013 Paul Lisnek Award winners announced

Friday, April 11, 2014

The College of Law is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Lisnek Awards:

J.D.  Winners
Derek Dion, '14
David Fitt, '14
Aleksandra Ostojic, '15
John Sample, '15

LL.M. Winners
Zhiyong He, ’14
Qi Niu, ’14

The Lisnek Awards are made possible by gifts from Paul Lisnek, ’83. The Dr. Paul M. Lisnek Excellence in Trial Advocacy Awards honor students each year at the College who demonstrate excellence in trial advocacy. The student recipients are selected by a panel of faculty and scored on their performances.

The winners were announced at a reception held at the College of Law on Monday, April 7, 2014.

Dr. Paul Lisnek is a renowned alumnus of the College of Law who currently is a radio and TV personality.  Dr. Lisnek is currently the host of "Politics Tonight” on CLTV, a political analyst for WGN-TV, anchor of “Newsmakers” on CNN Headline News, host of “Political Update with Paul Lisnek” and “Primetime Chicago” on CN100 as well as the host of “The Paul Lisnek Show” on WVON Radio – The Talk of Chicago. The author of numerous articles and thirteen books, Dr. Lisnek is a national lecturer for the Barbri Bar Review and the CEO of Decision Analysis, one of the nation’s leading trial consulting firms.