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Pride Foundation Scholarships Pride Foundation provides essential financial resources and community support to LGBTQ+ and allied student leaders in the Northwest—particularly those who face barriers due to race, economic circumstances, identity, ability, location, or lack of family support. January 8 Varies
Bonderman Travel Fellowship The Bonderman Travel Fellowship offers University of Washington graduate, professional, and select undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad. Through the Honors Program and the Graduate School Bonderman Fellowships enable students to undertake independent international travel to explore, be open to the unexpected, and come to know the world in new ways. Fellows may not participate in a program or organization, engage in formal study at a foreign university, conduct research or other academic projects, or travel with an organized group. Bonderman Fellowships are intended to introduce students to cultures, peoples, and areas of the world with which they are not familiar. January 11 $23,000
Champion the Cause Law School Scholarship O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble is pleased to announce our Semi-Annual Champion the Cause Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is open to law students attending or planning to attend law school in the Spring 2021 semester. Scholarship money will go directly to the winner’s school and can cover school-related expenses. January 15 $1,000
Korean American Bar Association of Washington Scholarship KABA will offer up to four scholarships law students in Washington State. The scholarship recognizes law students who demonstrate a significant commitment to community service, and a dedication to advancing issues of diversity and inclusion in the bar. All students are encouraged to apply, regardless of affiliation with KABA. January 22 $2,000 - $5,000
Trandafir International Business Writing Competition Any contemporary international business or economic concern. Recent winning submissions have included such topics as recommendations the United States should follow to update its privacy laws to harmonize with international general data protection regulation commitments, why international labor organizations should adopt fair trade as an enforcement mechanism to end labor violations, and why the United States Treasury should wait for Congress to end corporate tax sheltering tactics. February 1 $2,500
Pat Tillman Scholarship Founded in 2008, the Tillman Scholars program supports our nation’s active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses by investing in their higher education. The scholarship covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. But scholars receive much more than just funding. Our program unites the best talent and leadership in the military to make a significant impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education and the arts. February 28 $10,000
American Indian Endowed Scholarship - WA State Achievement Council The American Indian Endowed Scholarship helps financially needy students with close social and cultural ties to a Washington State American Indian community pursue a college education. Funding is prioritized for upper-division and graduate students. March 1 $500-$2,000
Alaska Bar Association Scholarship The Alaska Bar Association offers law school scholarships to current 1st or 2nd year law students who demonstrate ties to Alaska, and an intent to return to Alaska within two years of graduation. March 1
Seattle Foundation Doyne M. Green Scholarship To support and honor female graduate students of medicine, law or social and public services. This scholarship is available to students who have completed at least one year of graduate work. To apply, register and create account on WashBoard: https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx. March 1 $4,000
Seattle Foundation Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship Students must be from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii or Alaska. Students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher at current school or the most recently completed academic experience. Must demonstrate financial need. Preference will be given to students of Japanese ancestry or other Asian ancestry. March 1 $5,000
Seattle Foundation Meyer-White Memorial Scholarship Supports returning adult students who are either attending or prepared to attend a 2- or 4-year public or private university, at the graduate or undergraduate level. If attending at the graduate level, the applicant must be over the age of 30. To apply, visit https://washboard.wsac.wa.gov/login.aspx. March 1 $5,000
Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association (WADA Scholarship) Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association (WADA) intends to award at least one scholarship of $2500 to a law student who has shown commitment to helping promote meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities throughout the legal profession and by sharing a personal story of overcoming the adversity that persons with disabilities face in pursuing a legal career. March 30 $2,500
Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund for Social Change The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund aids people active in movements for social and economic justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to students who are able to do academic work at the college or university level or are enrolled in a trade or technical program and who are active in the progressive movement. Recent grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international anti-imperialist solidarity. Applicants must have participated in activities in the US, and there is a strong preference for applicants who plan on working in this country. March 31 up to $15,000 per year
National LGBT Bar Assocation Decisions will be based in significant part upon demonstrated commitment to working though the law to achieve equality for LGBTQ+ people. Funds are granted on an unrestricted basis and may be used for tuition, housing, books, transportation, living expenses, bar application/study expenses, or any other law school-related expense. April 1 $2,500
Loren Miller Bar Assoc Scholarship for Bar Exam Prep The Loren Miller Bar Foundation provides the Philip L. Burton Memorial Scholarship to deserving third-year law students of African/African-American descent and/or law students who possess a demonstrated commitment to improving the African-American community. The scholarship funds are provided expressly to offset the recipient’s Washington State Bar Exam preparation course expenses. April 9 Varies
UW Center for Labor Studies Scholarships & Grants The UW Center for Labor Studies is currently seeking applicants and nominations for our scholarships and research grants. We have awards open to both undergraduate and graduate students with a strong interest in labor, human rights, and social justice. April 12 $1,000-$10,000
George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy is for full-time graduate students with a pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss in the moderately-severe to profound range, who use listening and spoken language as their primary method of communication, and who are attending full-time an accredited mainstream law school or graduate school working towards a masters or doctoral degree in public policy or public administration. April 12 $5,000
Drew Lewis Scholarship Application Drew Lewis, PC is a California Employment Law Firm that represents workers in some of the most vulnerable positions–including immigrants and low-skill, low-wage positions. Every year, we award a $1,000 scholarship to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to one of the firm’s core values. April 30 $1,000
NW Corporate Law Scholarship NW Corporate Law scholarship will be awarded to one second or third year law student who is in financial need and who is actively enrolled in an ABA-approved law school. May 1 $1,000
Trademark Attorney of Tomorrow Scholarship This scholarship is for law students who ultimately want to become trademark attorneys upon graduation from law school. May 15 $1,000
Fink Family Scholarship for a Pharmacist in Law School This scholarship supports a pharmacist who: (1) is attending law school; (2) demonstrates academic, professional, or service-related achievement; and (3) is most likely to use a law degree to further such achievement and to contribute to the benefit of society. To be eligible, students mst have successfully completed the first year and the first semester of the second year of law school. May 31 $5,000
Annual Harris Lowry Manton LLP Civil Justice Scholarship Ee are guided by the principle that everyone is equal under the law, and that all people should have access to justice. In order ensure that our civil justice system is fair, just and open to all who need it, we need to support it from the ground up – and that means ensuring that strong, competent and educated attorneys are there for the people who need them the most. This award will be given to any incoming or current law student. June 1 $5,000
Plattner Verderame Annual Civil Justice Scholarship This annual award will be given to a student interested in any aspect of social or civil justice, who is currently enrolled in, or will be enrolled in, an accredited college or university for the upcoming academic year. June 1 $2,500
Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship As part of our commitment to diversity, Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career. June 1 $2,000
Iranian American Bar Association NorCal Scholarship Law students that have shown leadership or commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community. Scholarships can be used for general law school expenses, to cover the cost of summer positions, or to cover bar exam study expenses. Applicants must have a connection to Northern California (via, employment, law school, or substantial prior residency). June 1 $2,500
Food and Drug Law Institute Paper topics are limited to FDA and regulated agencies’ law and regulation. Topical focus should be on FDA regulated industries: food, drugs, animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical devices, and tobacco. June 11 $250 - $750
ChapmanAlbin Scholarship To apply, a U.S. law student must write a 300-500 word essay on a specific topic and meet a few other criteria for consideration. June 15 $1,000
Funk & Associates Law Student Scholarship Applicants should be enrolled in an accredited US law school and have completed at least one year of legal studies. An essay is required and should describe ow you plan on helping others with your legal career. June 16 $500
National Tribal Gaming Commissioners & Regulators Scholarship In honor of the late Tribal Attorney Jess Green (Chickasaw Nation), who paved the way for Gaming in Oklahoma and fought for Native American rights; the NTGC/R is awarding one (1) scholarship in the amount of $2,500 for students attending law school. June 30 $2,500
DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program, open to rising (2021–2022) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBTQ, and multiracial students. Incoming second- and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Incoming second- and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply. Students who are members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Law School or Law Student members of AAJ or students otherwise affiliated with or employed by AAJ are not eligible for DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships. Candidates must be full-time students. The goal of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle. Recipients’ of the scholarships will be announced at the DRI Annual Meeting in October. June 30 $10,000
ABA Criminal Justice Section - William W. Greenhalgh Student Writing Competition This Competition is sponsored by Criminal Justice (“Section”) of the ABA. The goal of the Competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section. It is also intended to attract students to the Criminal Justice practice field, and to encourage scholarship in this field. July 1 $2,500
Excellence in Ethics Scholarship All applicants must submit a 1,000 word or more essay. The essay should focus on the importance of providing free legal services to those who cannot afford it, and why this is beneficial to the community at large and to the legal system as a whole. July 1 $500-$1,000
Tannenwald Writing Competition Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the Competition Rules. July 9 $1,500 - $5,000
Philadelphia Injury Lawyers P.C. Scholarship Philadelphia Injury Lawyers are known for obtaining high judgments in Court for victims of medical malpractice. We want to help the future generation of Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers with their education expenses by offering an annual $1000 scholarship. The Scholarship will be based on an essay competition with a topic focused on medical malpractice law. July 15 $500
Jerome O. Fjeld Yearly Scholarship Program The personal injury law firm of firm of Jerome O. Fjeld, PLLC is excited to announce a scholarship program to assist students through the Covid-19 pandemic. The scholarship is for students pursuing an associates, bachelors, or graduate degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. This $1,000 award will be given annually to one deserving student who has demonstrated a willingness to help others and an aptitude for Texas personal injury law. July 29 $1,000
Sutliff & Stout Law School Scholarship Our firm is guided by the idea that all people are entitled to high-quality legal representation, regardless of wealth or social status. In an effort to enable more students who have a passion for law to be able to pursue that passion, we are offering an annual scholarship contest which will award a law student with a $1,500 award to be put toward their law school costs. July 30 $1,500
Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship The Legal Scholarship Award will be presented to a worthy student accepted into or currently enrolled in law school. This $2,500 scholarship recognizes that individual’s academic achievements and unique goals despite their struggles or challenges. July 31 $2,500
ABC Law Centers Disability Advocacy Scholarship ABC Law Centers is proud to offer our Disability Advocacy Scholarship annually in the amount of $1,000 to an undergraduate, graduate, or law student planning to pursue a law or public policy career focused on disability advocacy. July 31 $1,000
GJELL Law Student Scholarship This scholarship is graciously being provided by the staff at GJELL Accident Attorneys. The attorneys at GJELL understand the financial burdens law students go through when working towards their degrees and are providing this essay contest for eligible students. There will be two $1,000 awards annually for this scholarship program. There will be one winner per scholarship period. This is an essay contest on the topic: “Reasons I wanted to go to law school”. Submissions will be posted publicly and will be viewable to the general public. August 1 $2,000
Constantine Cannon Law School Writing Contest Essay Topic: The Importance of Whistleblowers August 1 $250-$2,500
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Cowboy Country Criminal Defense: Liberty and Justice for All? Scholarship
With the amount of information that we currently have access to there has been a disruption between information provided by the criminal justice system and the community. At Cowboy Country Criminal Defense we help those facing criminal charges and provide the information regarding the criminal justice system and their legal rights. In your essay, please explore and discuss the role of race and socio-economic status play in a "liberty and justice for all" criminal justice system. August 1 $1,000
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Skuros Law Family Law Scholarship
At The Law Office of George J. Skuros, we provide knowledgeable, experienced legal representation for clients in divorce, child custody, and other family law cases. We have seen how difficult these cases can be for the people involved, and the impact the outcomes have on their lives, for better or worse. We firmly believe that all parties in a family law case should be treated fairly under the law, and we want to support the next generation of attorneys who will continue to promote justice in family law throughout the United States. We are offering The Law Office of George J. Skuros Justice in Family Law Scholarship to a current or aspiring law student who wants to bring positive change to family law practice and policy. September 15 $1,000
Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship As a law firm that exclusively handles medical malpractice, our attorneys, paralegals, and staff members have dedicated their careers to helping victims of preventable catastrophic injury. Just as we never let a client’s financial restrictions get in the way of achieving justice, we firmly believe that no student should be deprived of the opportunity to succeed due to a lack of financial resources. We are especially interested in young individuals who plan to become lawyers. We are confident in the youth of America’s ability to change our world for the better through strong character development, community enrichment, and higher education. September 30 $1,000
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Buckfire Law Firm
The scholarship was created as part of the law firm’s commitment to helping law students who are in need of financial assistance achieve their academic and professional dreams. In order to be considered for the scholarship, the student must be a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority, or demonstrate a commitment to issues of diversity within their community. October 1 $2,000
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South Asian Bar Association of WA Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for a currently enrolled law student, including entering 1Ls or LLMs who have demonstrated leadership in service to the South Asian community. October 4 $2,000
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South Asian Bar Association of WA Public Service Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for either a currently enrolled law student or recent graduate (class of 2021) who has engaged or will engage in public interest work or in service to the South Asian community in the 2021 – 2022 academic year. October 4 $2,000
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South Asian Bar Association of WA Bar Stipend Award
This scholarship is intended for any law student or attorney, who plans to take the Washington Bar in 2022. October 4 $2,000
Soros Fellowship for New Americans The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans program honors the contributions of immigrants and children of immigrants to the United States. Each year, we invest in the graduate education of 30 New Americans—immigrants and children of immigrants—who are poised to make significant contributions to US society, culture or their academic field. The competition is merit-based. Selection criteria emphasize creativity, originality, initiative, and sustained accomplishment. The program values a commitment to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. October 28 $45,000-$90,000
Checks & Balances Scholarship The jury trial system is a vital part of America’s system of checks and balances. Checks and balances create a strong judicial system within our government which relies upon a jury trial option. The Founding Fathers believed that jury trials prevent tyranny by allowing the citizens serving on the jury to be the final decision makers. Jury trials are unique to America’s democracy and justice system, and are a constitutional right not found in many other countries. The best written and most compelling essay will be selected by the team at Denver Trial Lawyers and the winner will receive an award of $1,000 to be put towards their law school tuition. November 1 $1,000
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Denver Trial Lawyers: Checks & Balances Scholarship Contest
The jury trial system is a vital part of America’s system of checks and balances. Checks and balances create a strong judicial system within our government which relies upon a jury trial option. The Founding Fathers believed that jury trials prevent tyranny by allowing the citizens serving on the jury to be the final decision makers. Jury trials are unique to America’s democracy and justice system, and are a constitutional right not found in many other countries. The best written and most compelling essay will be selected by the team at Denver Trial Lawyers ® and the winner will receive an award of $1,000 to be put towards their law school tuition. November 1 $1,000
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The OVC Inc "Market Yourself" Scholarship
The OVC, INC. “Market Yourself” Scholarship offers $1,000 to current or aspiring law students who can demonstrate a clear vision as to how they would position themselves to most effectively connect with the clients they want to serve. The award can be used for tuition and other educational expenses at the school they attend. November 1 $1,000
Answering Legal Law Scholarship Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Scholarship is dedicated in choosing one law student, of academic excellence, every year and awarding them with the FAAS merit scholarship. Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited law school. November 5 $5,000
Scott Senft Scholarship Fund This scholarship is Scott Senft’s way of contributing to and encouraging those sharing his goal to improve the lives of the less fortunate through all legal services.The $1,500 that this scholarship offers is meant for students entering a field where the law is concerned. November 15 $1,500
National Tribal Gaming Commissioners & Regulators Scholarship n honor of the late Jess Green, a Chickasaw Attorney who helped pave the way for Indian gaming in Oklahoma and who fought for Native American rights/tribal sovereignty; the NTGCR is awarding one (1) scholarship in the amount of $2,500 for students currently enrolled in law school, pursuing a Juris Doctorate. November 30 $2,500
Scottsdale Injury Lawyers Law School Scholarship Applicants must write a 300-500 word essay about the following: “Why did you choose to pursue a law degree and what do you hope to achieve after you graduate? December 1 $1,000
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Ottinger Employment Lawyers Law School Scholarship
Ottinger Employment Lawyers is excited to reintroduce the Ottinger Employment Lawyer Scholarship contest. Our employment firm is dedicated to helping employees in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. We understand the challenges college students face in paying for college. This is why we want to extend our help to students pursuing law degrees and selecting one student to be awarded a $1,500 scholarship to put towards their law school tuition. December 1 $1,500
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Larson Law Office Scholarship
The Larson Law Office, PLLC, a law firm of Houston-based Divorce Lawyers, is offering students across the country the opportunity to win our annual $1,000 scholarship. This scholarship is dedicated to helping the winner pay for education expenses. To apply, please write a 500-word essay describing your family and how they have influenced you to become the person you are today. December 1 $1,000
Ottinger Employment Lawyers Law School Scholarship Ottinger Employment Lawyers is excited to reintroduce the Ottinger Employment Lawyer Scholarship contest. Our employment firm is dedicated to helping employees in New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. We understand the challenges college students face in paying for college. This is why we want to extend our help to students pursuing law degrees and selecting one student to be awarded a $1,500 scholarship to put towards their law school tuition. December $1,500
American College of Consumer Financial Services Writing Competition The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers seeks to recognize written contributions to the field of U.S. consumer financial services law. Eligible papers include publishable articles, substantial book reviews, or book chapters; books; and student case note or comment. December 1 $1,500
Reeves Law Group Future Lawyer Scholarship America has a superb justice system, but it could use more exceptional individuals with passion for improving the conditions of the less fortunate through the legal system. For our Seventh Annual Scholarship Contest we are again pleased to support a future lawyer who demonstrates through past, current and expected future deeds a genuine commitment to serve the less-fortunate. December 15 $5,000
Fob James Law Firm Law School Scholarship Contest At Fob James Law Firm, we are committed to helping individuals that sustain personal injuries. We want to hear from law students about the challenges they’ve dealt with and how that’s impacted who they are today. We are asking students to write a 300-400 words essay about the following: Describe how you plan on giving back to your community once you become a lawyer. We want law students to explain how they plan on helping their community with their law degree; and their experiences in law school that motivated them to do so. December 15 $1,000
Talkov Law Corp. Future of the Law Scholarship America has an incredible justice system, but it could use more exceptional advocates with a passion for innovation in the future of the law. For our Annual Scholarship Contest, we are pleased to support a future lawyer who demonstrates through past, current and expected future deeds a genuine commitment to provide innovation and a new perspective to the legal system. December $1,000
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Arechigo & Stokka Law School Scholarship
We are asking students to write a 250-350 word essay about the following: Describe what the justice system means to you and how you plan to give back with your legal career. We want law students to explain how they plan on helping their community with their law degree; and their experiences in law school that motivated them to do so. December 15 $2,000
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Crockett Law Group Passion for Compassion Scholarship
The Crockett Law Group is sympathetic to the vulnerability of injured individuals and that is why we fight on their behalf against big insurance companies. We are looking for students who share our passion for compassion and can share something they have done to make a difference in their community. December 31 $1,000
AccessLex Scholarship Databank This database has over 800 scholarships available for law students. Please review each scholarship for eligibility and deadlines. December 31 Varies
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Expert Institute's Legal Scholarship Program
As a legal tech company, we’re always looking towards what’s next in the industry. This is perhaps best embodied by the next generation of attorneys whose advocacy work will shape the future of law and, in turn, steer the evolution of our expert services. To support up-and-coming legal minds, we’re awarding a scholarship to a current or future J.D. candidate to assist with tuition, books, or any education-related expenses. December 31 $2,000
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Jordan Law Firm Diversity Scholarship
We are pleased to announce The Jordan Law Firm Diversity Scholarship for 2021. The Jordan Law Firm Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, and Pacific Islander students. December 31 $1,000
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Brent McCandlis Brown & Conner Scholarship
We are pleased to announce The Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner Scholarship for 2021. The scholarship will award $1000 to a law school student. December 31 $1,000
Johns Law Firm Law School Scholarship Contest At Johns Law Firm, our personal injury lawyers specialize in representing victims of accidents, injuries, and even insurance companies disputes. For this year’s scholarship contest, we are asking students to submit an essay about why they decided to become a lawyer. December 31 $1,500
Kingsley and Kingsley Annual Scholarship Kingsley & Kingsley is an employment law firm that assists those who have been wrongfully terminated, sexually harassed at work, discriminated against, or treated in any way that is a violation of their rights as a worker or employee. Kingsley & Kingsley lawyers have obtained more than $100,000,000 for workers throughout the state of California. December 31 $1,000
Flora Templeton Stuart Law School Scholarship We believe as a lawyer we should make a difference in the lives of our clients and our community. For this year’s scholarship contest, we are asking law students to submit an essay about why they decided to become a lawyer and how they plan to serve their law community. December 31 $1,500
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Hunnicutt Law Group Scholarship
To do our part to help law students become lawyers, Hunnicutt Law Group will award a scholarship to one student who answers the question: What has made you pursue a career in the law? We want to know if there has been a life event that shaped your legal career, if your passions drew you to the law, and/or if you aspire to a specific legal pathway. January 15 $1,000
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Senior Justice Law Firm - Law School Scholarship Contest
At Senior Justice Law Firm, our nursing home abuse attorneys are narrowly focused on representing victims of elder abuse & neglect. We are one of the only law firms in the United States that concentrate our practice on advocating for vulnerable seniors in long term care facilities. We routinely sue nursing homes and assisted living facilities for neglect-related injuries, like bed sores, falls, medication mistakes and wrongful death. For this year’s scholarship contest, we are asking law students to submit an essay about why they decided to become a lawyer and how they plan to serve their community. January 15 $1,000
DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship The DDRB Lawyers Legal Scholarship by Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein, LLP is a recurring scholarship worth $1,500 designed to help one law student with their tuition costs. We welcome all eligible students to apply and look forward to reviewing your application. January 31 $1,500

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