Cogburn Law Offices Annual Scholarship -- $5,000

Cogburn Law Offices, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, offer a broad range of services, with an emphasis on personal injury and consumer law. We understand the increasing cost of college tuition is making it more difficult to obtain a college degree for many outstanding students across the nation. Therefore, every year we offer a $5,000 scholarship to a student who submits the strongest essay focusing on a given topic.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.

The applicant must write an essay (maximum 1,500 words) on the topic below.

The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.

The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the cogburnlaw.com website.

Essay :

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

Should Uber and Lyft drivers be subject to the same special insurance and liability rules that taxicabs operate under? 

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to the post below or to another post on cogburnlaw.com.

Overview of Taxicab Liability

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Complete the online application at https://cogburnlaw.com/cogburn-law-offices-scholarship/

Contact: Pat McCune

New and Notable

Opportunities & Aid

Professor Strifling Seeks Research Assistant

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
General News

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
General News

Cura Perso-what? Cura Personalis.

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