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Congratulations David Langwallner, Dean of Law, Winner at the AIB Irish Law Awards

Griffith College Dean of Law wins Lawyer of the Year Award
David Langwallner and students

Congratulations David Langwallner

1st May, 2015 DUBLIN – David Langwallner, Dean of Law at Griffith College who also serves as founder and director of the Irish Innocence Project, last night collected the Pro Bono & Public Interest Team/Lawyer of the Year at the AIB Private Banking Irish Law Awards 2015.


With a distinguished career in legal practice, advocacy and education, Mr. Langwallner was rewarded for his particularly exceptional work with the Irish Innocence Project. Langwallner leads the Griffith College-based team whose work was instrumental in the recent exoneration of wrongfully convicted and executed man, Harry Gleeson, among many other ongoing cases.

Prof. Diarmuid Hegarty, President of Griffith College, commented:


I wish to extend our congratulations to our Dean of Law, David Langwallner, for his Pro Bono & Public Interest Team/Lawyer of the Year award – a deserving recognition of his continued work and dedication to the legal professional in this country.This is a special occasion for David and his team at the Innocence Project Griffith Collegeefforts to seek justice for those who are wrongly convicted.”

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