Arizonatexting while driving and the forced internment of Americans during wartime. In the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, high school students filled 13 courtrooms to take part in a simulation based on Korematsu v. During the May 2 event, students played the roles of attorneys and jurors, arguing whether the forced internment of more thanJapanese Americans during World War II was constitutional.
While the obstacles to equal access to justice continue to mount, the willingness of attorneys to help meet the legal needs of the indigent in their communities is important to those in need of service. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah in After graduating, Russell opened his own practice to focus on clients and to find solutions to their unique problems.
His practice focuses primarily on family law. Russell is a great example of an attorney incorporating pro bono service into his practice. Law Student of Law day essay contest winners Year Adrianna Anderson Adrianna Anderson has set herself apart at law school through her pro bono work.
She has worked as a legal fellow for the Pro Bono Initiative at the S. She has demonstrated through her actions that pro bono legal services are her passion. Young Lawyer of the Year Award: Neimarlija has been mentoring young lawyers and serving our community since she started law school at the S.
Quinney College of Law in For instance, when Neimarlija was the President of the Minority Law Caucus during her second year of law school, she created a program whereby a group of diverse students would meet with lawyers at larger law firms on a monthly basis to learn about their practices, hear about their experiences, and form long-lasting relationships, many of which led to future employment.
While in law school, Neimarlija also helped create the annual all-day Mentoring Marathon, which continues to be extremely successful and helpful to the law students. Since graduating indespite a demanding practice as a lawyer at one of the most prestigious trial law firms in the State, Neimarlija has continued to generously provide her time and effort in mentoring students and young attorneys.
She deserves special recognition for creating a unique judicial mentoring program during her WLU presidency to encourage and better prepare qualified diverse lawyers to apply to the bench. The Liberty Bell Award: Paralegal Division The Liberty Bell Award is given by the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar to a non-lawyer for promoting better understanding of the Rule of Law, encouraging a greater respect for law and the courts, stimulating a sense of civic responsibility, and contributing to good government in the community.
In Aprilthe Paralegal Division of the Utah State Bar was created by an order of the Supreme Court to assist with the need for access to affordable and low cost quality legal services and to work toward the protection of the public from unqualified persons who provide assistance in law-related situations, among other things.
Since that time, the Paralegal Division has continually looked for ways to help the communities in which we live and work and has lived up to its mission to work for increased access to affordable and low cost quality legal services. The Paralegal Division has been instrumental in organizing and raising funds to provide scholarships that promote quality education of paralegals.
It also has members assisting with various community service events in our local communities including: Over the years the Paralegal Division has worked hand-in-hand with the Young Lawyers Division organizing and serving as notaries and witnesses in the Wills for Heroes and Serving Our Seniors programs.
Matheson Award to commemorate Matheson's contribution to law-related education in Utah and to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to law-related education for youth in the Utah.
He is an experienced appellate advocate, arguing before the California and Utah State appellate courts and the U. District Court of Appeals. The Mock Trial season was Fay's 25th year judging mock trials in Utah.
In addition to judging mock trials, he has recruited many mock trial judges from Park City. Fay has judged many morning and afternoon trials the same day and has made himself available for last-minute judging. Many students have expressed their appreciation for his feedback and have stayed after their trials to thank him for his welcomed critiques of their performance.
In addition, he manages and writes a compliance blog for employers and industry professionals. Suzanne Parker, Timpview High School English teacher and assistant mock trial coach, said that "Topher has a passion for student mock trials.
Lesson topics ranged from public speaking to legal vocabulary, and from writing an opening statement to impeaching a witness. Each lesson contains a PowerPoint, Film Clips, and a short case on which to practice the legal skill he taught. Reuben Clark School of Law at B.
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Parker Smith, a student at Riverdale High School, brought a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress.Judge Thornton will present plaques to the student winners of the vicinage ’s Law Day Essay and Art Contest.
The winners of the art contest are Sara Hanily, Ramtown School (Howell School District) and Yulianna Velasco Bravo, Freehold Learning Center (Freehold Borough. Law Day Commemorated.
Home / News / Law Day Commemorated. Law Day Commemorated Essay Contest Winners Junior High (Grades ) 1st Place: Aiden Pomeroy, Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences, Wilmington Law Week events made possible by the generous funding of the Beverly C.
Moore Justice Fund of the NCBA Foundation. Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis, the administrative judge for the Fairfield Judicial District, handed out the awards to the winners of this year’s essay contest, Hector Gonzalez, Cieanna.
“With my day job, I don’t get a lot of time to do much writing at all,” says Papoulias, a graduate of Boston University School of Law and summa cum laude graduate of Simmons College.
Miranda Warning focus at annual Law Day Luncheon of Berks County legal community. Fourth- and fifth-graders also wrote about the topic for the Berks County Bar Association’s Law Day essay contest.
Law Day Poster, Essay an d Video/Audio Contests Poster Contest Rules 1. The poster contest is open to all K students prizes are the responsibility of the winners and their families. Contest Overview • The Pennsylvania Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Foundation are pleased to announce the Law Day Poster, Essay and Video.