Idaho State Bar Diversity Section Announces Love the Law! Jennifer King Memorial Application Scholarship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Idaho State Bar Diversity Section Announces Love The Law! Jennifer King Memorial Application Scholarship

Boise, Idaho-April 3, 2018 – For the fifth consecutive year, the Idaho State Bar Diversity Section’s Love the Law! program will begin accepting applications for the Jennifer King Memorial Application Scholarship on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Named in honor of the late Jennifer King, this scholarship memorializes Jennifer’s commitment to encouraging and acknowledging Bar members who reflect Idaho’s great diversity and strength. Jennifer was a member of the Idaho State Bar and a leader in the Diversity Section. She was a talented and able lawyer, passionate about bolstering diversity in the legal profession. Jennifer championed the goals of increased diversity among the ranks of lawyers and judges throughout the state of Idaho, as well as working to attract students of diverse backgrounds to study the rule of law. Within the Diversity Section and in her tireless efforts to support the various Love the Law! programs, Jennifer was an example for every section member to emulate.

This scholarship in her honor is available to students applying to a law school located in Idaho. Additionally, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and sit for the September or November 2018 LSAT. Scholarships will be awarded in the amount of approximately $1,200 to pay for the LSAT study course, test fees and Idaho law school application fees.

The application will be available beginning Monday, April 2, 2018 with a final deadline of 5:00 p.m. MDT / 4:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, May 4, 2018.

Scholarships will be awarded by Friday, May 25, 2018 and recipients will be contacted accordingly.

To apply, download, complete, and submit the application from the URL below either by in person delivery or by email to the following:

Application:     http://ow.ly/1RuI30jimxQ

Address:          Idaho State Bar
525 W. Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83701

Email:              msheikh@isb.idaho.gov

For additional information, questions about this scholarship or more information on the Love the Law! program, please contact Brit Kreimeyer at bkreimeyer@adaweb.net or 208-287-7479.

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Idaho High School Mock Trial Program Hosting State Competition in Boise

On Wednesday through Friday, March 21 to 23, the Idaho Law Foundation’s Law Related Education Program will be hosting the Idaho High School Mock Trial Championship. 12 teams qualified during three regional competitions held in February and early March. The following schools will be participating:

  • The Ambrose School (Two teams; Meridian)
  • Centennial High School (Meridian)
  • Century High School (Pocatello)
  • Helena High School (Helena, Montana; two teams)
  • Lewiston High School (Two teams)
  • The Logos School (Two teams; Moscow)
  • Moscow High School
  • Mountain Home High School

In addition to the Mock Trial Competition, the Law Foundation will also be hosting the 6th Annual Courtroom Artist Contest. Six students from all parts of the state will be participating. The winning mock trial team and artist will represent Idaho at the National High School Mock Trial Championship in May.

For more information about the competition visit idahomocktrial.org or contact Carey Shoufler, Idaho Law Foundation Law Related Education Director, at (208) 334-4500 or cshoufler@isb.idaho.gov.

Idaho High School Mock Trial Hosting Competition in Caldwell

On Saturday, March 3, from 8:00 to 5:00 at the Canyon County Courthouse in Caldwell, the Idaho Law Foundation’s Law Related Education Program will be holding the Treasure Valley High School Mock Trial Regional Competition. 10 teams from the following schools will be participating:

  • The Ambrose School
  • Capital High School
  • Centennial High School
  • Idaho Arts Charter School
  • Mountain Home High School
  • The One Stone School
  • Payette High School
  • Timberline High School

For more information about the competition visit idahomocktrial.org or contact Carey Shoufler, Idaho Law Foundation Law Related Education Director, at (208) 334-4500 or cshoufler@isb.idaho.gov.

Idaho High School Mock Trial Hosting Competition in Coeur d’Alene

On Saturday, February 24, from 8:00 to 5:00 at the Kootenai County Courthouse in Coeur d’Alene, the Idaho Law Foundation’s Law Related Education Program will be holding the North Idaho High School Mock Trial Regional Competition. 10 teams from the following schools will be participating:

  • Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy
  • Coeur d’Alene High School
  • Lewiston High School
  • The Logos School
  • Moscow High School

For more information about the competition visit idahomocktrial.org or contact Carey Shoufler, Idaho Law Foundation Law Related Education Director, at (208) 334-4500 or cshoufler@isb.idaho.gov.

Idaho High School Mock Trial Hosting Competition in Pocatello

On Saturday, February 10, from 8:00 to 5:00 at the Bannock County Courthouse in Pocatello, the Idaho Law Foundation’s Law Related Education Program will be holding the Eastern Idaho High School Mock Trial Regional Competition. 7 teams from the following schools will be participating:

  • Century High School
  • Firth High School
  • Helena High School
  • Marsh Valley High School
  • Pocatello High School

For more information about the competition visit idahomocktrial.org or contact Carey Shoufler, Idaho Law Foundation Law Related Education Director, at (208) 334-4500 or cshoufler@isb.idaho.gov.