Tustin, CA (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2017 - Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation today announced that applications are now being accepted for The Wallin & Klarich Scholarship for law school students.
Through the scholarship, the criminal defense law firm headquartered in Orange County aims to grow a new generation of defense lawyers by helping them overcome the financial burden of obtaining a law degree.
The winner of The Wallin & Klarich Scholarship will receive a $2,500 check to be used toward law school tuition or law school required books. Previous winners of the scholarship have attended Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, Calif. and The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.
In order to be eligible for The Wallin & Klarich Scholarship, entrants must be a graduating college senior in California who will be attending an accredited California law school in the Fall. Eligible students must also have a minimum 3.0 GPA in undergraduate studies and must have an interest in pursuing a career in criminal defense.
Applicants must submit a 1,000-1,300 word essay outlining why they are interested in a career in criminal defense and the challenges they have faced during their journey to law school.
“There are many obstacles that aspiring attorneys must overcome before beginning a career as a criminal defense lawyer. Not only are law students challenged mentally, but they also face financial challenges in achieving their goal to enter the legal profession. We hope The Wallin & Klarich Scholarship can help make the dream of becoming a criminal defense attorney a reality for a student in need,” said Paul Wallin, Senior Partner at Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation.
The winner of The Wallin & Klarich Scholarship will be revealed on Aug. 1, 2017. All entries must be submitted by June 30, 2017 to be considered for the scholarship. Full details regarding eligibility and requirements can be found at www.wklaw.com/scholarship.
About Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation:
Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation has established itself as a premier criminal defense law firm in Southern California by successfully representing individuals and families in their time of legal need for more than 35 years. The law firm believes that every person is entitled to the highest quality legal assistance and commits to aggressively defending its clients in criminal matters, including sex crimes, felony cases, DUI and more.