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Legal Scholarship Award (2016)

WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED!

The Law Offices of James C. DeZao, P.A. is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for first-year law school students, which will be awarded at the beginning of the next academic year (August 2016). This scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship. Informing various audiences is part of the legal profession. The ability to clearly and accurately relay a message is crucial, whether it is addressed to a person inquiring about legal services, a client, a judge, or a jury. Scholarship applicants must submit a sample of their writing which has previously been published in a newspaper, magazine, professional blog or academic publication. It is not necessary that the subject matter be related to the law; its primary purpose should be to inform readers.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • Commencing law school (1L) in August 2016;
  • Written an article which has been published (in print or digital media).

Requirements

Applicants must submit the following by May 1, 2016:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form;
  • Copy of law school acceptance letter;
  • Copy of previously published article or link to its online location.

Judging Criteria

 

  • Creativity;
  • Originality;
  • Ability to clearly convey a complex message.

Award

The Law Offices of James C. DeZao, P.A. Scholarship is a $1,000 award. We will notify the successful applicant by June 15, 2016. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the applicable law school and mailed by August 1, 2016, to help defray the recipient’s tuition costs and other expenses. The recipient is expected to abide with current tax laws.


More About The Law Offices of James C. DeZao, P.A.

Attorney James DeZaoThe New Jersey Law Offices of James C. DeZao, P.A. has been defending the rights of New Jersey residents for over 25 years. We have only one mission – to use our superb legal skills and experience as personal injury litigators to obtain the maximum financial compensation for your personal injury.

Fine Print

By submitting an application, the applicant grants the Law Offices of James C. DeZao, P.A. permission to use the applicant’s name, school, and photo in marketing platforms. This can include, but is not limited to, the Law Offices of James C. DeZao’s website, social media accounts, press releases, or other publications.

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