Three Students receive Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholarships

May 2, 2012 Three students at the University of Texas School of Law have been selected to receive Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholarships for the 2011–2012 academic year. Students who receive the $4,500 scholarships commit to working three hundred pro bono hours during the school year with a nonprofit organization providing legal services to underserved individuals or communities.

The scholarships are granted Baron & Budd law firm, and administered by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the Law School.

“The new Baron & Budd Scholars will provide much-needed legal help in our community,” said Eden Harrington, director of the Justice Center. “We are grateful to Baron & Budd for establishing this opportunity for our students to gain hands-on experience while serving others.”

The 2011–2012 Baron & Budd Public Interest Scholars are Hannah Liddell, Keegan Warren-Clem, and Meg Clifford.

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