2023 Council & Associates, LLC Civil Justice Scholarship – Deadline December 31, 2023
At Council & Associates, LLC, we are committed to recovering the maximum financial compensation available for every client. Our personal injury law firm has successfully represented many accident victims and their families in the Atlanta, GA area. Attorney Lashonda Council Rogers has negotiated personal injury insurance settlements and obtained jury awards for victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, negligent security, wrongful death, and more. She is particularly dedicated to personal injury cases involving injuries to children.
Attorney Rogers is very active in the legal and civic communities both locally and nationally. She is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. She also serves on the executive board of the Gate City Bar Association. Nationally, Rogers is a member of the American Bar Association and the National Association of Bond Lawyers.
In keeping with our firm’s dedication to advocating for accident victims and our commitment to the local communities we serve, we are very proud to announce the Council & Associates, LLC 2023 Civil Justice Scholarship. This scholarship is intended for aspiring lawyers and other types of advocates. It is our hope that through this scholarship, current and soon-to-be students will be able to seek the education necessary to become part of the next generation of legal professionals.
The Council & Associates, LLC 2023 Civil Justice Scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED and who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.
The scholarship applicant should demonstrate a strong interest in the legal industry, journalism, and/or supporting free speech. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.
Answer the following prompts and questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:
- Briefly describe how this scholarship would assist in your education and future goals and what your goals are.
- What are the reasons why you have chosen to become part of the legal profession?
- In what ways will your education and degree allow you to give back to your community?
- Updated resume
- Essay response, 1,000-word maximum. See prompts and questions above.
- Current unofficial transcript
All application materials must be submitted by December 31, 2023.
The scholarship recipient will be announced on March 1, 2024.
Submit applications by email only to:
Council & Associates, LLC
Please email if you have questions.