Distinguished Alumni Awards

Five impressive SMU Dedman School of Law alumni were recognized on March 30th at the Arts District Mansion for their outstanding achievements, leadership, and service. Alumni, family, and friends attended this wonderful celebration. The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor the law school bestows upon its alumni and friends. 


Jerry C. Alexander '72

Passman & Jones 

David C. Haley '86

President Emeritus
HBK Capital Management


Cynthia Hoff Trochu '88

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Texas Instruments Incorporated 

Robert W. Doggett '90

Executive Director
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) 

Cynthia R. Garza '04

Assistant District Attorney - Conviction Integrity Unit
Chief Prosecutor - Dallas County District Attorney's Office