2017 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship

Michigan Workers Comp Lawyers are pleased to offer our third annual scholarship for law school students who are actively pursuing a law degree.

The law offices of Alex Berman PC are proud to support future lawyers with the launch of our annual scholarship to assist students with law school expenses. Workers’ compensation is an important benefit for employees injured on the job, yet each state’s laws vary significantly on levels of coverage. Our attorneys continually champion to protect employee rights and encourage law students to learn more about the field of workers’ compensation law. Our scholarship is open to all 1L, 2L and 3L law students.

Chris Nagy Scholarship WinnerWe are pleased to announce the winner of our 2015 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship is Christopher A. Nagy. He is a student at the University of Akron School of Law and recently completed his second year.

Read more about our 2015 scholarship winner here.

 

 

Our annual scholarship of $500 will be awarded to one applicant in 2017.

Eligibility and selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
  • Be currently enrolled in an ABA accredited law school within the United States.

Selection is based on the overall strength of the applicant’s essay

Application requirements

Application deadline: June 1, 2017

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • A completed application,
  • A copy of a current academic transcript with the name of the applicant and law school,
  • An essay of not more than 3-4 pages outlining your point of view on how your home state’s current laws impact employees’ legal rights regarding workplace injuries. Do you feel your state’s laws are too strict or too lenient regarding workers’ compensation?

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please complete the Workers Comp Law Scholarship Application.

All application materials can be sent by e-mail or fax on or before the June 1, 2017 deadline.

Fax to the attention of Jeff Kaufman at 248-539-9322 or email all documents to admin@workerscomplawyerhelp.com

For questions, please email admin@workerscomplawyerhelp.com

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