Alumni Highlight: Young-Jun Roh

Young-Jun Roh (J.D. ’05), has been selected to receive the prestigious Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service youngjun-roh-profile-mby the American Inns of Court. The award will be presented at the 2015 American Inns of Court Celebration of Excellence at the Supreme Court of the United States in October; the event will be hosted by Associate Justice Elena Kagan.

Roh is an associate with the law firm of Cuddy & McCarthy in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where his practice focuses on general litigation, defending government entities and private clients in civil rights, employment, and commercial/business matters.

While at the University of Wyoming College of Law, he served as senior editor of the Wyoming Law Review and was named the Peter C. Maxfield Outstanding Third-Year Student. He also has a master of business administration from the University of Korea.

The Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service is awarded each year to honor an American Inn of Court member in practice for ten or fewer years for excellence in public interest or pro bono activities.

Read more about Young-Jun and the prestigious Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Professional Service here.