Legal Blog Post Writing Contest (ALL)Date Added: 09/11/2014
The Expert Institute invites you to participate in their writing contest. To participate, submit a 1,000 to 2,500 word blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation. Judging: The Expert Institute editorial staff, as well as a panel of practicing trial lawyers will judge the contest. Factors that will be considered during judgment include: clarity, style, and poise of writing, originality of topic, thoroughness of research and quality of analysis, and comprehensibility by lay and professional audiences. Online submission and additional information can be obtained at http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest. DEADLINE: December 31, 2014.
Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholarship Date Added: 09/11/2014
Constangy, Brooks & Smith will grant a Diversity Scholars Award to a deserving second-year law student. The Firm initiated this program in 2005 in order to recognize the achievements of law students who have demonstrated their interest in diversity. Constangy, Brooks & Smith is a premier labor and employment law firm, representing management for companies nationwide since 1946. Selection criteria is based on academic achievement; commitment to diversity in the student’s community, school or work environment; and personal achievement in overcoming challenges to reach his or her goals. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance. DEADLINE: December 12, 2014
The SeiferFlatow Scholarship Date Added: 09/11/2014
SeiferFlatow, PLLC is proud to offer a $2,500 scholarship to one J.D. student with a demonstrable interest in helping injured plaintiffs. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why the future of personal injury and workers’ compensation law is important to you. You must be a US citizen and a full-time J.D. student to apply. Please direct all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information about SeiferFlatow, PLLC can be found at http://www.seiferflatowlaw.com/. DEADLINE: October 1, 2014
CCBA Women's Section ScholarshipDate Added: 08/29/2014
The Contra Costa County Bar Association's Women's Section is proud to announce The Honorable Patricia Herron and The Honorable Ellen James Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving law student (or students) with demonstrated leadership potential, academic success, and a commitment to women's issues. The scholarship amount ranges from $1,000 to $10,000, depending on the quality of our applicants and the amount of deserving candidates. Additional information and applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance.Terry Eaton Attorney at Law Scholarship Date Added: 09/22/2014
This diversity scholarship is a great opportunity for African American and Hispanic students from single-mother homes who are committed to pursuing a quality education and who have a demonstrated ability for overcoming adversity and challenges related to their backgrounds. This one-time $500 scholarship is open to law school students with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, a demonstrated financial need, a 1,000-word personal statement, a current unofficial transcript, and one Letter of Recommendation. Further details on eligibility criteria, application requirements, and the application process are available by visiting: http://whitecollarattorney.net/. DEADLINE: January 5, 2015.
Empowering Women in Law ScholarshipDate Added: 08/29/2014
The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000 abd will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015). Requirements and online application available at: http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship#sthash.cmLPaCwK.dpuf Deadline: December 31, 2014.