News and information useful to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students, faculty and staff.

Jeffcoat Law Firm Drunk Driving Essay Competition

The Jeffcoat Law Firm is hosting an essay competition for students.  Jeffcoat asks students to consider: “Has a drunk driver affected you or someone you know? How has it affected – or how could it affect – your own driving?” The Jeffcoat Firm invites students to share experiences and thoughts on this important issue and compete for one of two scholarship prizes worth a combined $1,500. The deadline is December 7, 2018.

Westlaw $5000 Scholarship Opportunity for 1Ls

How to Enter:

  • Be a current 1L
  • Log into
  • Under “Are you ‘Ready to Go Pro?’”

click “Take the Challenge” button

OR navigate through Training Tools

  • Complete each short module
  • Once six training modules are complete, play the “Ready to Go Pro” game.

Other prizes include year-long Spotify memberships and $500 scholarships


Take the Pledge and You Could get a $1000 Scholarship

money bagIn order to help make law education more affordable and to help spread awareness about Driving Under the Influence and Distracted Driving, the Arizona law firm of Cantor Crane is offering a $1,000 law student scholarship to help current, or soon-to-be, law students ease the burden of higher education costs. Cantor Crane specializes in personal injury law.

$$$ Scholarships Available to Students Interested in Getting a LLM in Environmental Law $$$

environmental lawThere are scholarships available for several places in Pace’s LL.M. in Environmental Law program for entry in the fall 2015 semester. For scholarship consideration, applications should be received by December 22, 2014. The graduate admissions committee will automatically consider all applications received by that date for the merit scholarships. Successful applicants will show a strong academic record as well as an interest in environmental law and policy. Directions on how to apply can be found here.

Students in Pace’s LL.M. in Environmental Law program may choose from three optional specializations: Climate and Energy Law, Land Use and Sustainable Development Law, or Global Environmental Law. Students also have the opportunity to participate in our United Nations Environmental Diplomacy Practicum and to intern at Pace’s Land Use Law Center and Energy and Climate Center. More information on Pace’s LL.M. program can be found here.

2014 Summer Public Interest Scholarships

Ms JD is giving five $500 scholarships to support their continued commitment to public interest work this summer.

Women law students entering their second or third year at an accredited U.S. law school and working the summer of 2014 at least 35 hours per week for a minimum of 6 weeks at a government agency or nonprofit organization are eligible to apply. Unpaid judicial externs also qualify for these scholarships.

The deadline is Friday May 23, 2014.  For more information and how to apply [click here].