Arnold & Itkin LLP Academic Scholarship -- $5,000

Arnold & Itkin LLP Academic Scholarship

Arnold & Itkin LLP will award $5,000 to two current law students who share our passion for assisting the underprivileged and the victims of tragedy. Regardless of the area of law, the scholarship recipients should be focused on utilizing the legal system to support those less fortunate. All applicants should demonstrate both past and current dedication to victim advocacy and/or community service.

To apply, each applicant must submit an essay explaining their goals and intent to use their legal education to improve the lives of certain individuals, the community, or society at large. The essay should be limited to no more than 3 pages. In addition to that, applicants must submit a statement of financial need along with supporting documentation.


  • Must be a U.S. resident
  • Must be a current 2nd or 3rd year law student at an ABA Accredited school
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be in financial need

Deadline: June 1, 2018

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Professor Strifling seeks one or two research assistant(s) for the summer to assist with ongoing water law and policy research related to stormwater management. The successful applicant will become part of an interdisciplinary cross-campus research team. Because this project is grant funded, the position is for pay, not for credit. Interested students should submit a short cover e-mail and a resumé to Professor Strifling no later than Wednesday, May 2, at 5:00 p.m. Students must have completed 27 law school credits and be in good academic standing to be eligible for a research assistant position.

Contact: David Strifling
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Alumni Sponsored Exam Treats

The Law School Alumni Association Board wishes all students good luck on your exams.

Courtesy of the Board, exam treats will be available during the following times (or until gone) on 3rd floor outside of the Aitken Reading Room:

  • Monday, April 30, between 7:30am and 10:00am
  • Monday, April 30, between 12:15pm and 2:00pm
  • Thursday, May 3, between 7:30am and 10:00am
  • Thursday, May 3, between 12:15pm and 2:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 9, between 7:30am and 10:00am 


Contact: Carol Dufek
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As finals approach, the Office of Student Affairs wants to wish all Marquette law students good luck. We also want to send a quick reminder about the Law School's motto: cura personalis, or care for the whole person.  

Please remember to take care of yourself during this stressful time of year and to treat both yourself and your peers with continued respect and kindness. If you have any concerns--be they academic, professional, or personal--please do not hesitate to contact Dean Thomson or Prof. Fodor. 

Contact: Prof. Fodor