Events and Announcements

Research Assistants Announcement

Summer Research Position for Professor Norwood

Professor Norwood is looking for a part time summer research assistant (part time meaning somewhere between 15-25 hours per week). Research projects will include research on community/police relations and research on diversity in the legal profession matters. If you are interested in either topic (or both) and could use some part time hours, please send your resume and transcript to Professor Norwood, at, at your earliest convenience.

Sponsored by Kim Norwood
For more information, contact Kim Norwood at or (

Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

Torgenson Law Renee Torgenson Memorial Scholarship

Torgenson Law is a Phoenix, Arizona injury law firm dedicated to the advancement of equality, impartiality, and access to justice for everyone, regardless of their economic situation. As such, Torgenson Law is excited to offer a $1,000 scholarship three times per year to a current law student who shares the same values. Candidates should demonstrate their passion to use justice to improve their community. Ideal candidates must exhibit related values within their research, volunteer work, prior job experience, and extracurricular activities. The three deadlines to submit an application are April 30, August 31, and December 31. Application link can be found at

Sponsored by Torgenson Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 935-4605

2017 Tannenwald Writing Competition

Named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal scholarship of the highest quality, the Tannenwald Writing Competition is open to all full or part-time law school students, undergraduate or graduate. Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the Competition Rules. Cash prizes of $5,000, $2,500, and $1,500 will be awarded to the top three papers. The submission deadline is 9:00 p.m. EDT, July 5, 2017. Competition Rules can be viewed at

Sponsored by The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 935-4605

Student Updates

Parry & Pfau Left-Handed Scholarship

Parry & Pfau, a Las Vegas based law firm, are pleased to announce the "Left-Handed Scholarship." Both partners of the firm are left-handed and as a way to give back to the community have decided to award $1,500 to the winning entry. The winning application will not be based on financial need, but creativity, humor, and overall quality. For more information about this scholarship, go to

Sponsored by Parry &Pfau
For more information, contact Zach Parry, Esq. at or (702) 879-9555