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The 2021 Rizio Lipinsky Heiting $5,000 Law School Scholarship Is Now Open

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For the third consecutive year, our Southern California based plaintiff’s law firm is providing a law school scholarship to a future attorney in America. The scholarship is open to students entering law school for the first time in the 2021/2022 academic year. It is also open to current law students who will still be attending law school for the 2021/2022 school year. The entry details can be found here.

Over 1,000 future attorneys have applied to the Rizio Lipinsky Heiting Heiting Heiting Law School Scholarship over the past two years. It has been our enormous honor to support previous winners as they began law school at UCLA (2019 winner) and Harvard Law School (2020 winner).

Offering this scholarship is especially rewarding this year, following the unprecedented challenges our world has endured as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students have been pulled from regular classroom activities, and forced to learn online, with limited contact with their fellow students. One-on-one meetings with professors, admissions counselors, and more have gone digital.  Studies groups have moved online. Students missed out on senior year sports seasons and graduation ceremonies. We understand it’s been hard, and we are here to help.

This year, due to the tremendous upheaval in students’ lives, the submission period will be extended. Essays will be accepted from February 15, 2021, through July 1, 2021. The winner will be notified by August 15, 2021. We will officially announce the winner of the $5,000 Law School Scholarship in September 2021.

Each year, reading the scholarship essays brings our team of personal injury and employment attorneys a great deal of joy. Essays showcase determination, grit, fearlessness, compassion, and a relentless pursuit of justice. We are so comforted and excited to see clearly through these incredible essays, that the future of legal advocacy in America will be in excellent hands.

Apply for the 2021 Rizio Lipinsky Heiting Heiting Heiting $5,000 Law School Scholarship

To apply for the 2021 Rizio Lipinsky Heiting Heiting Heiting Law School Scholarship, future attorneys should submit an essay of fewer than 1,000 words explaining why you’re inspired to become an attorney and how you plan to use your law school education to fight for others.

To be eligible your essay must be received by July 1, 2021.

Essays should be emailed to:

The $5,000 Scholarship monies will be paid directly to the law school as tuition assistance for the winner.

We look forward to receiving your submission and wish all applicants the best of luck!

Rizio Lipinsky Heiting

Since 1995, Rizio Lipinsky Heiting Law Firm has earned a national reputation for providing the highest quality of legal representation in the field of personal injury law, and also for obtaining record-breaking jury verdicts, judgments, and settlements. Learn more

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