2017 High School Essay Content

2016-08-26_121254High school seniors from anywhere in California have until April 16, 2017, to apply for a scholarship from Pacific Attorney Group, a personal injury attorney group.
To apply for the scholarship, students are advised to write a 300 to 500-word essay exploring how a personal injury attorney plays a role in leading safety initiatives and how the student, as an individual, can promote personal and community safety in their everyday life.

The top winner of the essay contest will receive $300 and an opportunity to spend a day shadowing one of Pacific Attorney Group’s associate attorneys. In addition to the financial assistance, the prize will allow the student to gain a better understanding of the daily routine of a personal injury attorney. The job-shadowing experience will help the student in know if they want to pursue a career in the law.

The contest also will award prizes for second place ($150) and third place ($75).

The purpose of the scholarship program is to aid students in the rising cost of higher education and to encourage students to explore the law as a career.
Entries must be typed and submitted via the Pacific Attorney Group Scholarship Program web page, https://www.pacificattorneygroup.com/scholarship/.

Program Sponsors
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Pacific Attorney Group’s principals are P. Mark Shayani, Peter M. Lazarus, and Brian K. Andrews.

“We look forward to reading student’s entries in the scholarship essay contest,” Shayani said. “It’s important for people to understand the critical role attorneys have in helping draw attention to matters of safety. It’s a tragedy when people get hurt due to negligence. We want California to be a safer place, and we’re looking to students for ideas about how individuals can promote safety within the community.”

How to Apply
Entries in the scholarship essay contest must be between 300 and 500 words long, and typed. Students must and submit entries via the Pacific Attorney Group Scholarship Program web page https://www.pacificattorneygroup.com/scholarship/ by the deadline, April 16, 2017,. Entrants must be full-time students with senior standing and California residents.

About Pacific Attorney Group
Located at 856 Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, Pacific Attorney Group practices throughout California.

Founding attorney P. Mark Shayani is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Pacific Attorney Group offers free initial consultations within its practice area. The firm’s commitment to public education includes publishing informative articles on its blog, https://www.pacificattorneygroup.com/blog/, on a regular basis.