Events and Announcements

Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2016). See more at:

Sponsored by The Pearce Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 93-54605

Student Updates

Project XOXO 2015 Courthouse Run: Raising the Bar Against Homelessness

Project XOXO is a charitable organization established to raise money to help local charities that provide services to the St. Louis homeless community. The Simon Law Firm underwrites the cost of the event so that 100% of all registration fees and donations go directly to the selected charities. Project XOXO's signature 5k race is August 23rd. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. and race starts at 7:30 a.m. Go to for registration form and more information.

Sponsored by Project XOXO
For more information, contact Christie Rainey at or (314) 241-2929

Trial Team 2015-16

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to participate on the 2015-16 Trial Team. Returners: Julieta Kosiba 3L, Luke O'Brien, 3L, Courtney Harrison, 3L, Katherine Asfour, 3L, Ana Nettles, 3L and Mary Hershewe, 3L. New Members: Brittany Sanders, 2L, Patrick Connor, 2L, David Weber, 2L, Sapna Khatri 2L, Christopher Miller, 2L, Michael Lee, 2L, Sarah Parks, 2L.

Sponsored by Trial and Advocacy Program
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at or (314) 935-7964

Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition Board - Seeking Applications

Professor Richard Finneran is soliciting applications from students interested in joining next year's Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition Board. Members of the board are responsible for helping to draft and revise the moot court problem, recruit judges, and organize and score the competition, among other competition-related tasks. Board members each receive one (1) academic credit for their work leading up to and during the competition. Participants in the Wiley Rutledge Competition are not eligible to serve on the board. Interested students are invited to send a resume and unofficial grade report to by 5:00pm on Friday, August 17, 2015. For information about Wiley Rutledge [W75 604S], see the course description in

Sponsored by Wiley Rutledge
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