ROBERT M. HELFEND CRIMINAL DEFENSE SCHOLARSHIP [DEADLINE: FEB. 15, 2020]
Robert attended the University of California-Berkeley as an undergraduate and completed his law degree at the Pepperdine University School of Law. He has practiced as a criminal defense attorney exclusively since 1984, representing a range of clients in more than three decades in the courtroom, and he values the selflessness, hard work and dedication it requires to pursue a career in criminal defense. He would like to reward students pursuing a career in criminal defense.
Eligibility: Full-time law students
Submission components: (1) Cover letter (with name, email, phone, etc.) – Where are you enrolled? Planned year of graduation. Undergraduate degree earned (if applicable); (2) proof of law school enrollment; & (3) 400-600 word essay on one of the following topics: (a) Representing underserved communities in the criminal justice system; (b) Equal protection under the law in modern day practice; or (c) State vs Federal Law: Is marijuana illegal?
- Send to: Submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Email subject line must read: “Your Name – Scholarship Application”
Complete details: Available @ robertmhelfend.com/law-school-scholarship/