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Herschensohn Law Future Leaders Scholarship

Herschensohn Law Firm, PLLC, established by attorney Zach Herschensohn in Kent, Washington, is dedicated to providing aggressive and effective representation for individuals facing life-changing injuries. The firm is known for its commitment to the underdog, particularly in complex cases where clients confront formidable opponents. Emphasizing the importance of clear, trustworthy legal advice, Herschensohn Law specializes in handling cases involving car crashes, workplace accidents, maritime incidents, and more, ensuring clients are well-informed about their rights and options.

Distinguished by its approach to seek justice rather than quick settlements, Herschensohn Law stands firm against large corporations and insurance companies, fighting tirelessly for fair compensation. The firm’s philosophy centers on client empowerment, ensuring a process that is both transparent and confidence-inspiring. This ethos of tenacity and integrity makes Herschensohn Law a staunch ally for those injured due to others’ negligence.

The Herschensohn Law Future Leaders Scholarship is a testament to the firm’s commitment to fostering the next generation of legal minds. Designed to support and encourage aspiring students with a passion for justice and advocacy, this $1000 scholarship is aimed at college students who demonstrate potential in becoming future leaders in the legal field. It serves not only as financial support but also as an inspiration for students to pursue a career path where they can make a significant impact in the realm of justice and advocacy.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Current students, or rising seniors, in an accredited U.S. college/ university program
  • GPA of 2.00 or above
  • Candidates should have a goal of improving the lives of others through their studies.

Essay Prompt & Questions

Respond to ONE of the following questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:

  1. Describe an instance where you advocated for justice or fairness. What did you learn, and how does it shape your legal aspirations?
  2. Share a personal challenge and how it influenced your perspective on legal representation for the underdog.
  3. Outline your vision for enhancing fairness in the legal system and your role in achieving this as a future legal professional.

Application Materials

  • Current resume
  • Essay, 1,000 word maximum answering one of the above essay questions
  • Current unofficial transcript

Submission Deadline: Dec. 31st, 2024

Award Announcement: January 2025

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Application Instructions

Scholarship applicants should submit all application materials by email to

Please do not phone the office with any questions, but submit them to the above address.

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