2015 Recipients

THE FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW’S DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS recognize law school alumni who have made significant contributions to their community, chosen profession and the FAMU College of Law.

Dr. Shawn Robinson, Alumnus of the Year

Alumni of the Year Award

As a 2005 graduate of Florida A&M University College of Law, Dr. Shawn Robinson, exemplifies a host of qualities that make him an ideal model for current and future College of Law students.  He is the Ybor City Campus President of Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida, where he provides leadership…

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Adaryll Lee, Rising Star Honoree

Adaryll Lee, a 2013 graduate of Florida A&M University College of Law, was recently honored as a Rising Star in the field of law at the College’s Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony. Lee, now in private practice, manages his own firm, The Law Office of Adaryll Lee, PLLC., located  in Maitland, Florida.

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Bruce Mount, Extraordinary Young Alumnus

Bruce A. Mount, Jr. is a homegrown Central Floridian who is giving back to his community. Mount was born and raised in historic Eatonville, Florida, and attended Edgewater High School in College Park.  Prior to law school, Mount attended Saint Augustine’s College (now Saint Augustine’s University) in Raleigh, N.C…

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E. Juan Lynum, Professional Excellence for Solo Practice

Juan Lynum is on his own as an attorney, but that has not hindered his practice of law or his involvement in the community. In fact, Lynum has excelled as a solo attorney, a fact that was recognized at Florida A&M University College of Law’s Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Trizia Eavenson, Professional Excellence in a Law Firm

When Attorney Trizia G. Eavenson was honored for Professional Excellence in a Law Firm by Florida A&M University College of Law at the Inaugural Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony, it was a proud moment. Eavenson who earned her Juris Doctor degree, Cum Laude in 2008 at the College of Law has worked hard to achieve her goals.

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Lavon Williams, Professional Excellence for Government

Lavon Williams serves as the Neighborhood Preservation and Revitalization Division Manager for Orange County Government in Central Florida. Williams is using her skills as an attorney to direct a $2.3 million annual community grants program that supports hundreds of neighborhoods and community organizations in Central Florida.

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Margaret Douidy, Professional Excellence for Corporate/Private

A 2010 graduate of Florida A&M University College of Law, Margaret Douidy serves as assistant general counsel for Lockheed Martin Corporation. Douidy’s practice, within one of the largest defense contractors in the world, focuses on government contracts and international law.

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Antonya Johnson, Extraordinary Public Service

Antonya Johnson’s practice as an attorney takes her within close proximity of all types of offenders. Johnson works as an Assistant State Attorney in the Office of the State Attorney 17th Judicial Circuit, in the Career Criminal Unit.  She practices in Broward County and has done so for the past nine years, serving the community in the fight against heinous crimes such as sexual battery and homicide.

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Christopher Monts, Extraordinary Service to FAMU College of Law

Christopher Monts is a proud supporter of his alma mater Florida A&M University College of Law. A founding attorney of Monts Law, P.L. in Lake Mary, Florida, Monts gives back to the College frequently sharing his time and providing financial support to assist rising lawyers.  He is a true mentor, visiting campus and inviting aspiring, untested young attorneys to intern at his law firm.

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