Hamline Law student Nick Datzov recently received the Judge Jacob Dim Memorial Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The award is named for the Honorable Jacob Dim, who served as a federal bankruptcy judge in the District of Minnesota. The Honorable Donovan W. Frank, a Hamline alumnus, presented the award. Judge Frank is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court, District of Minnesota.
The Judge Jacob Dim Memorial Award recognizes excellence in the study of federal law and practice. Each year, a graduating student is selected with the help of faculty members and receives an engraved plaque and a check for $2,000.
The Federal Bar Association (FBA), founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and to promoting the welfare, interests, education, and professional development of all attorneys involved in federal law. The Minnesota Chapter has sponsored the Law Student Award Program, which recognizes outstanding law students, for more than 20 years.