University of Houston Law Center student Taneska Jones has been named the 2015 recipient of the annual Plaxen & Adler Scholarship. Ms. Jones is currently in her second year, and plans to pursue a career in trial advocacy
COLUMBIA, MD / CRWEPRESSRELEASE / September 3, 2015 /University of Houston Law Center student Taneska Jones has been named the 2015 recipient of the annual Plaxen & Adler Scholarship. Ms. Jones is currently in her second year, and plans to pursue a career in trial advocacy.
“We are very proud of Taneska,” said senior partner Bruce M. Plaxen. “She truly embodies everything we look for in a candidate. Her experiences working with attorneys to help put an end to human trafficking, as well as her exemplary references and all-around dedication to pursuing justice on behalf of victims really inspired us. We could not have chosen a more worthy recipient.”
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is a personal injury law firm based in Columbia, Maryland. The firm’s attorneys are active members of the legal community, and the scholarship is designed to help a law student pursue his or her dreams of being an advocate for those who need one the most.
About the Scholarship
The annual Plaxen & Adler Scholarship awards $2,500 to a current law student. Applications are accepted from students throughout the country. Candidates are “outstanding and promising scholars, [who] have an interest in trial advocacy and possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion.”
In order to be eligible, applicants must:
- Submit a resume, a letter of introduction which explains how they meet the criteria for the award, and no more than three letters of recommendation
- Demonstrate an interest in trial advocacy and a career as a trial lawyer
- Be committed to the concept of a fair Civil Justice system
- Have a desire to represent those who have been injured or oppressed in some manner, and/or whose rights have been jeopardized
The firm flew Ms. Jones to their Columbia, Maryland office to accept the award.
Plaxen & Adler, P.A. is an award-wining Maryland law firm with locations throughout the state. The attorneys focus on:
- Personal injury
- Defective products
- Medical malpractice
- Workers’ compensation
- Social Security Disability
For more information about us, please visit http://www.plaxenadler.com.
Name: Bruce Plaxen
Organization: Plaxen & Adler, P.A.
Address: 10211 Wincopin Circle, Suite 620, Columbia, MD 21044
SOURCE: Plaxen & Adler, P.A.