February 05, 2019

National Academy Sponsors and Contributors

The National Civics and Law Academy would not be possible without the generous contributions from numerous donors. They include include bar associations, law schools, law firms, and individual lawyers. Students selected to participate receive an all-expense paid trip, which covers tuition, room and board, transportation, and fees.

2018 Full Scholarship Donors

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • AT&T Inc. 
  • Ruthe Ashley
  • Stephen Edds
  • Angela Hinton
  • Judge Barbara Kerr Howe
  • National Native American Bar Association 
  • Frank Valadez

2017 Full Scholarship Donors

  • American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation
  • Stephen Edds
  • Judge Barbara Kerr Howe
  • Law School Admission Council
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP

2016 Full Scholarship Donors

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Stephen Edds
  • Judge Barbara Kerr Howe
  • Law School Admission Council
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA
  • Herbert Shear
  • Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement
  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP

2016 Contributors

  • Aggie Alvez
  • Leslie Hayashi
  • Angela Hinton
  • Harry Johnson
  • Alan Kopit
  • Jodi Levine
  • Kent Lollis
  • Rhoda Neft
  • Christina Plum
  • Lisa Tatum
  • David Trevaskis
  • Stephen Wermiel

2015 Full Scholarship Donors

  • ABOTA Foundation
  • Cory Amron
  • Kim Askew
  • Baker Donelson
  • Baylor University Law School
  • Paulette Brown
  • Stephen Edds
  • Law School Admission Council
  • Maryland State Bar Association in partnership with Judge Barbara Howe
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association 
  • Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP

2015 Contributors

  • Amelia Boss
  • Judge Pamila Brown
  • Angela Hinton
  • Harry S. Johnson
  • Linda Klein
  • Alan Kopit
  • Jodi Levine
  • Kent Lollis
  • Frank LoMonte
  • Dan Naranjo
  • Rhoda Shear Neft
  • Christina Plum
  • Dwight L Smith
  • David Trevaskis
  • Stephen Wermiel

2014 Full Scholarship Donors

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Cory Amron
  • Kim Askew
  • Baylor University Law School
  • Discoverlaw.org
  • Stephen Edds
  • Elliott & Phelan Law, LLC
  • Marvin Infinger
  • K & L Gates,  LLP, Charleston
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
  • Nexsen Pruet, LLC
  • Walter Sutton
  • Fred Thompson
  • Wayne State University Law School

2014 Contributors

  • ABA Standing Committee and Advisory Commission on Public Education
  • Joe Baca
  • Amelia Boss
  • Angela Hinton
  • Judge Barbara Kerr Howe
  • Jodi Levine
  • Christina Plum
  • Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC
  • Rhoda Shear Neft
  • Stites and Harbison, PLLC, Kentucky
  • Pauline Weaver
  • Stephen Wermiel

Past Scholarship Donors

  • ABA Center for Professional Responsibility
  • Cory Amron
  • Kim J. Askew
  • Brett A. August
  • Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Baylor University School of Law
  • Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
  • Stephen C. Edds
  • Barbara Kerr Howe
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Nexsen Pruet, LLC
  • Rosen,  Rosen & Hagood, LLC
  • Stites & Harbison
  • Mark Tanenbaum
  • Fred Thompson
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Walmart
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Past Contributors

  • ABA Division for Public Education
  • H. William (Bill) Allen
  • Joseph Baca
  • Amy Boss
  • Pamila Brown
  • Paulette Brown
  • Leslie C. Francis
  • Friends of the Chatham (IL) Public Library
  • Angela Hinton
  • Marvin D. Infinger
  • Kathleen Gormley Johnson
  • Alan Kopit
  • Jodi Levine
  • Christina Plum
  • Patricia Refo
  • Eduardo Roberto Rodriguez
  • Ellen F. Rosenblum
  • Evett Simmons, Esq.
  • Dwight L. Smith
  • Marna S. Tucker