Mark Baller is the recipient of the 2006 Leesfield/AAJ Scholarship. Sponsored by Ira Leesfield and AAJ, this scholarship has been established to award $1,000 to a law student for attendance at AAJ's Annual Convention, which was held in Seattle, Washington this year. Mark Baller is a second year law student at Stanford University Law School. He is the President of the AAJ Stanford University Chapter, and a member of the Stanford University Mock Trial Team.
|Alexandra Michael is the 2006 recipient of the AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship. The Scholarship is awarded to an AAJ Law student member that demonstrates a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through extensive involvement in AAJ student chapter activities, as well as an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy. Alexandra Michael is a rising third year law student at the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America. Alexandra has been an AAJ student member since her first year of law school, and was selected to compete at the 2006 AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition regionals. Ms. Michaels is committed to enhancing her law school's involvement with AAJ by establishing an official chapter. Ms. Michael has taken classes related to trial advocacy, has participated in trial advocacy extracurricular activities, and has held litigation focused externships to continue the advancement of her trial advocacy skills.|
Recipients of the 2006 Richard D. Hailey Scholarships
AAJ awarded five scholarships in 2006 to deserving minority law students who have demonstrated an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy, expressed a desire to represent victims, and demonstrated a commitment to AAJ and the civil justice system. Augusta Akpotu is a second year law student at the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Terry Bruner is a second year law student at the Southern Methodist University Law School. Jenifer Finney is a second year law student at the West Virginia University College of Law. Leo Iruke is a second year law student at the Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall College of Law. Suntrease Williams is a second year law student at North Carolina Central University School of Law. These students were selected because they have demonstrated their strong desire to make a positive contribution to the legal profession.
For more information about AAJ Scholarships, please visit the AAJ Law Student Scholarships and Awards page.