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Sigmon Law PLLC Truth and Justice Scholarship (ID 2600)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
2/1/2017
Deadline:
8/31/2017
Website:
http://www.sigmonlawpllc.com/scholarship/
Amount:
$1,000
Description:
Sigmon Law, PLLC is pleased to announce the inception of the annual Sigmon Law, PLLC “Truth and Justice” Scholarship.  Our scholarship is designed to recognize and financially assist outstanding law students and/or undergraduates interested in pursuing careers as civil trial lawyers–legal professionals committed to using the courtroom to fight for the rights of those who can’t fight for themselves.

Contact Information

Name/Company:
Co Sigmon Law PLLC
Address:
4301 Yoakum Blvd. Suite 115
City:
Houston
State:
TX
Zip:
77006

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Min GPA:
3.00
Eligibility:
Submit a typewritten essay answering each of the two questions below (see below)
Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited college, university or law school.
Undergraduate applicants must have a demonstrated interest in attending law school and doing trial work.
Overall minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0-point scale.
Need is not a consideration in awarding scholarships except when two or more applicants have equal qualifications.
Special Criteria:
Question #1: In 1000 words or less discuss a trial strategy that you would use to overcome “tort reform” bias and protect your client’s interests.  Be as specific as possible.
Question #2: In 1000 words or less propose a social media marketing campaign (any platform) that you believe will effectively generate new personal injury clients.  Explain why you believe the campaign will work and estimate your required budget.
Our firm selection committee will carefully review the scholarship applications and select the most deserving recipient(s) based on the qualifying criteria and the responses in the submitted essay.