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Tutor at Every Child's Hope and Fulfill Pro Bono Pledge Hours!

Join the Public Service Advisory Board (PSAB) any Wednesday from 3:30pm 5:00pm to tutor children grades K-12 at Every Child's Hope (ECH). Not only will you be able to teach and support vulnerable youth in Missouri, but you'll also be working towards the Pro Bono Pledge! No experience is required. Signup here today or email joannajensen@wustl.edu for more information.

Sponsored by PSAB
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4th Annual Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Award

The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Award is a private award granted annually to a law student who demonstrates an interest in civil trial advocacy and a career as a civil trial lawyer. The scholarship details, including requirements, deadlines and the previous year's winner, can all be found at https://www.plaxenadler.com/plaxen-adler-scholarship.

Sponsored by Plaxen & Adler, P.A.
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


The Sam A. Kessler Memorial Scholarship

The Sam A. Kessler Memorial Scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship for a local law student demonstrating financial need and a willingness to contribute their time and talent to the Jewish community. Applicants must have resided in the St. Louis metropolitan area for no less than ten years. For application information, contact ksher@jfedstl.org.

Sponsored by Jewish Fed of STL
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


The 2019 Weiss & Paarz Annual National Law Scholarship

The Weiss & Paarz Annual Scholarship is now accepting applications. Scholarships will be awarded to a student who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, commitment to local community and charitable giving, and financial need. Applications must be submitted by Sept. 30th, 2019. For more information, go to https://www.weisspaarz.com/2019=weiss-paarz-national-law-scholarship.

Sponsored by Weiss & Paarz
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


National Association of Chapter Thirteen Trustees 2019 Annual Law Student Writing Competition

The National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees established an annual student writing competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning bankruptcy and the law. Entrants should submit an essay, article, or comment on an issue concerning Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Entries must be received by April 30, 2019. Questions and entries should be addressed to the chair of the Writing Competition at Trustee@MTChapter13.com.

Sponsored by NACTT
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Crandall & Pera Law Legal Scholarship

The Crandall & Pera Law Legal Scholarship awards $3,000 annually to a student who has demonstrated an interest in a career as a trial lawyer. The scholarship is available to all pre-law, incoming, and current students currently enrolled, or who will be enrolled, at an accredited law school for the upcoming semester, who can demonstrate financial need, have exemplified exceptional skills as orators, and a firm commitment to diversity. For application instructions and deadline, go to: https://www.injuryverdicts.com/scholarship/

Sponsored by Crandall & Pera Law
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


National Law Review 2018-19 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work. The NLF Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR website. Each month's entries will be judged and the top two to four articles chosen will be published on the NLR website. For more information go to https://www.natlawreview.com

Sponsored by NLR
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Silverman, McDonald & Friedman Educational Scholarship

Silverman, McDonald & Friedman are now accepting applications for its yearly scholarship contest on civil justice. Applicants should submit an essay of 500 words or less, be currently enrolled in an accredited law school, and include a statement on financial need. Applications should be submitted by June 2019 and the winning essay will receive $5,000. For more information please go to https://www.smflegal.com/scholarship/.

Sponsored by Silverman, McDonald & Friedman
Website: https://www.smflegal.com/scholarship/
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Environmental Law Institute Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) invites law students to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. The author of the article deemed best by a panel of judges will receive a $2,000 cash prize, publication in ELI's flagship publication, The Environmental Law Reporter, and a one-year individual membership to ELI. Article topics should address developments or trends in US environmental law with a significant constitutional, federal, or cross-cutting component. Entries must be emailed to reynolds@eli.org and received by Monday, April 8, 2019. For more information please contact Carrie Burns cjburns@wustl.edu.

Sponsored by ELI
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


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