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Volume 44 Number 4

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Erika Robinson, Council member,  and Robert M. Wilcox, dean of the University of South Carolina School of Law

Erika Robinson Receives University of South Carolina Clinic Award

Erika Robinson, the ABA Law Student Division member of the Section’s Council for the past two years, received the University of South Carolina School of Law’s Clinical Program Professionalism Award. It is presented annually by the law school’s Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Center on Professionalism to the student who demonstrates the highest commitment to the standards of professionalism of the South Carolina Bar through representation of clients in a law school clinical course. Ms. Robinson was recognized for her work in the Consumer Bankruptcy Clinic. A May 2013 graduate of the law school, she will become an associate at the law firm of Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers in Marietta, Georgia, this August.

 

Student Lawyer Seeks Students to Profile for "Head of Class"

Student Lawyer, the magazine of the ABA’s Law Student Division (LSD) is seeking nominations for its monthly “Head of the Class” column that profiles an individual law student with an intriguing life experience. Students who are active in the community are especially desired.  In past issues, the column has featured students who:

  • teach  inner-city kids how to grow and cook their own food;        
  • fostered several children while attending law school; and
  • was elected to a state legislature during law school.

An example can be found on the LSD website at Head of the Class.

To nominate a student at your law school, please send a short description of the student, including his/her name, contact information, and what makes the student an interesting candidate to spotlight, to studentlawyer@americanbar.org  

 

 

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