Patrick Malone & Associates announces 2016 winners of law school scholarships for “Representing Real People”
“It was very hard picking the winners from so many wonderfully qualified and dedicated applicants,” said Patrick Malone, president of the firm. “In fact it was so hard that I decided to expand our awards and give two $1,000 scholarships to runners-up in addition to our previously announced $5,000 scholarships.”
The winners of $5,000 scholarships are:
The winners of $1,000 scholarships are:
“Thousands of Americans every day go into courthouses with no lawyer to represent them, and they face major and sometimes devastating consequences to their lives,” said Malone. He noted that the only people who have a constitutional right to a lawyer are those facing felony criminal charges, but the civil courts conduct proceedings that can uproot a person from their home, job, and family, or cause financial ruin.
“We want to encourage young people to go into careers helping these individuals.”
More information about the Malone scholarship program, including eligibility and application details, can be found at: http://www.patrickmalonelaw.com/patrick-malone-associates-scholarship/