California Consumer Attorney P.C.’s Annual Consumer Advocacy Scholarship

California Consumer Attorneys, P.C. (“CCA”) is a Los Angeles-based law firm that is firmly committed to consumer advocacy, particularly with respect to enforcement of California’s lemon laws.  CCA is offering an annual $1,000 scholarship for students who are currently enrolled in law school or intending to attend law school that are passionate about consumer advocacy.  While major corporations have the resources to hire bevies of young attorneys to advocate on their behalves, today’s consumer has fewer and fewer options on where to turn for zealous and skilled representation.   We offer this scholarship in the spirit of our firm’s founding: a commitment to excellence in advocacy on behalf of individuals.

We encourage all college/law school students that are passionate about consumer advocacy to apply.  The winner will be selected based on the quality of the applicant’s essay and the strength of his/her academic credentials.

DEADLINE

October 1, 2020

ESSAY TOPIC:

In order to apply for the CCA Consumer Advocacy Student Scholarship, applicants must submit a 400-600 word essay on the following topic:

California’s laws provide numerous protections to the consumer.  Identify one such law and describe how it has successfully functioned to promote the goal of consumer protection. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

To apply, email your essay on the above topic to scholarship@thelemonfirm.com.  At the top of your essay, please include your name, email address, phone number, name of your university/law school, graduation year, and grade point average.  The Subject Line of your email should read, “CCA 2020 Scholarship Submission.”

When you submit your essay, you are granting us permission to use your name/school on our website and other social media sources as the winner of the student scholarship. Only one winner will be selected every year.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & DETAILS:

  • $1,000 award to the selected participant.
  • The student must be enrolled in an accredited California university, law school, or college.
  • Recipient must be 18 years of age by the beginning of fall semester and a resident of California or attending a school in California.
  • One application per student-submitted online by the specified deadline of October 1, 2020.

JUDGING

  • Enrollment Verification form will be required from the winner’s college.
  • Applicant will receive notification by email within 30 days of application deadline.
  • Our lawyers will look for writing that is creative, informative, clear, and logically organized.

The winner will be notified by email. If a winner does not respond to CCA within 30 days of being notified by CCA, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and CCA shall be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above (and that winner will have to respond to notification of their win within 30 days or else they will also forfeit their prize).  If a winner rejects their prize or the entry is invalid or in breach of these Terms and Conditions, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and CCA shall be entitled to select another winner.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD SENT DIRECTLY TO YOUR SCHOOL

If selected as the winner, the $1,000 award will be issued by sending a check in your name to the accredited college or university. It can be used towards any expenses connected to your education. All information received from the applicants will be used only for the purpose of awarding the scholarship.

QUESTIONS AND INQUIRIES:

Questions and inquiries should be directed to:

Sepehr Daghighian, Esq.
California Consumer Attorneys, P.C.
10900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90024

scholarship@thelemonfirm.com