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LMJ Scholarship

In 2004, MCCA established the Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program (“LMJ Scholarship”). The LMJ Scholarship is a diversity pipeline program that seeks to nurture the academic and professional careers of outstanding law students. The scholarship is open to women and diverse students who have: been accepted to an ABA-accredited law school on a full-time basis; an outstanding or promising academic record; an interest in corporate law; demonstrated community service and leadership qualities; a financial need; and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity. The LMJ Scholarship grants scholarships of $10,000 to students for their first year of law school. In addition to financial support, LMJ scholars are connected with peers, alumni, and mentors, who are available to provide professional support, such as guidance on addressing academic or personal obstacles that arise over the course of their legal career.

Since its inception, the LMJ Scholarship has awarded over $3.5 million in scholarships to over 200 students, of which 40% identify as men and 60% identify as women.

This year, MCCA will award up to 6 scholarships.

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Hear how the LMJ Scholarship and your donations have impacted the lives and the career trajectories of our LMJ Scholarship Alumni. Listen to their stories, here. Donate today!

2018 LMJ Scholarship Recipients

MCCA congratulates the following 2018 LMJ Scholarship recipients. Click on the photos below to learn more about the scholars. To learn more about all of the LMJ Scholarship recipients, click here.

William Tanner Allread

Robert Half Scholar

Beliard Domond

MCCA Scholar

Adrienn Illesh

MCCA Scholar

Ebonee Johnson

MCCA Scholar

Magdalena Oropeza

Groom Law Group Scholar

Michael Tayag

Microsoft Scholar

LMJ Alumni Scholar Spotlight

Tarik Gause

LMJ Scholars Class: 2005
Current Company: Veon Ltd

“The mentorship and sponsorship aspects [of the LMJ Scholarship] are invaluable. Being in law is so much about who your mentors and sponsors are - their guidance can have an outsized impact on your career. I found those relationships in my LMJ sponsors at DuPont. You can't build those types of career-long relationships without somewhere to start and the LMJ scholarship helped me to do that. It's been the greatest gift that the LMJ scholarship has given me."

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Bryant Hall

LMJ Scholars Class: 2008
Current Company: Danaher Corporation

“The most important thing is to remember where you’ve come from because it’s critical to try to bring your whole self to legal practice. The only way that you’re going to survive and thrive in practice is to remember your core values and the hard work that has gotten you to law school. Don’t forget those values because they’ll be sources of strength for you to rely upon as you navigate your career."

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LMJ Scholarship Sponsorship

MCCA would like to thank the 2019 LMJ Scholarship Selection Committee for your support and commitment to help MCCA build a diverse pipeline of students who will become the leaders of tomorrow. To learn more about the Selection Committee, click here.

SCHOLARSHIP DONATION

Organizations that wish to support the LMJ Scholarship join an elite cadre of corporate leaders recognized and celebrated  for advancing the diversity pipeline to the legal profession and supporting the future leaders of their industry.

Diversity Scholarships, Fellowships and Internships

SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS

Learn more about law school scholarships and fellowships available to diverse students.

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