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Press Release September 12 2016


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Fitch Law Partners LLP announced today that Jennifer Thelusma and Jennifer Kearney have been selected as the recipients of the annual Fitch Law Partners Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. Jonathan W. Fitch, managing partner says, “We congratulate Jennifer Thelusma and Jennifer Kearney as the recipients of this year’s scholarships. Our review committee, which includes a cross-section of all staff, had a difficult time choosing among nearly 100 compelling scholarship applications. Both Ms. Thelusma and Ms. Kearney submitted inspiring essays on their motivations for becoming lawyers.”

Jennifer Thelusma, who is just entering Duke University Law School, received the 2016 Future Law Student Scholarship of $1,000. Thelusma is a first-generation American whose academic and community achievements are inspired by her parents’ experiences as Haitian immigrants. Jennifer Kearney, a paralegal and night student at Rutgers Law School, is the recipient of the 2016 Law Student Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. Kearney’s essay focused on the hurdles that she faced in her youth and her professional accomplishments. Kearney, a third-year law student, has demonstrated excellence in her legal studies at Rutgers while raising two children and working full-time as a paralegal.

The Fitch Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis, and are based upon an applicant’s essay and record of achievements. The application period for scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year will open in January 2017 and close on March 1, 2017. For more information, visit: Scholarship.shtml.