Dolan Law Firm Justice Empowerment Scholarship

Dolan Law Firm, one of the leading plaintiffs’ law firms in California is now accepting application for its Justice Empowerment Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to students attending an accredited U.S. college (including community college) or university. The purpose of scholarship is to encourage students to advance the cause of social justice. One $2,500 scholarship will be given to the winning candidate.

One of California’s premier plaintiffs’ law firms, the Dolan Law Firm represents clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and across California from our offices in San Francisco and Oakland.


  • Students attending an accredited U.S. college (including community college) or university are eligible for the scholarship.
  • No employees of the Dolan Law Firm, or their spouses and family members, nor any employees, spouses and family members of any vendors of the Dolan Law Firm, are eligible.

How to Apply:

For applying the scholarship, applicants must create a 4 to 6 minute video. In the video, introduce yourself and address the following questions:

  • What does justice mean to you?
  • What you think needs to be changed in our society to make it more just?
  • How you can help bring about this change?

Video Requirements:

  • Videos must be uploaded to YouTube with the title: “2017 Justice Empowerment Scholarship Submission By _______” Insert your name in the blank space.
  • In the description of the video on YouTube, briefly summarize your video and include in the description the following statement:  The Justice Empowerment Scholarship is provided by the Dolan Law Firm which can be found online at
  • Once you have uploaded the video, email the active YouTube link to and include in your message the following information:
  1. Your full name, mailing address, and phone number
  2. Attach as evidence that you are attending an accredited U.S. college or university (such as a photo or scanned copy of a current student identification card).
  3. If applicable, identify who assisted you assisted in the production of the video.
  • Any videos filmed, edited or produced by a professional video photographer or video production companies are prohibited. You may have the assistance of family and friends as long as they are not professional video photographers, editors or producers.
  • Videos that do not follow the submission requirements will not be considered for the award.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

One $2,500 scholarship will be paid to the winning student.

Application Deadline:

Application deadline is January 6, 2017.  The winner will be announced by February 10, 2017.

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