The Forrester Law Firm Women in Criminal Defense Scholarship



About the Forrester Law Firm

Amber Forrester, principal at the Forrester Law Firm, is one of approximately 250 lawyers in the State of New Jersey who is Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney, a designation granted to lawyers who have demonstrated sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge, and skill in criminal practice. There are over 80,000 lawyers in the state, but less than 1% percent of NJ attorneys have achieved the certification designation in their respective area of practice.

Attorney Forrester has over a dozen years of experience as a criminal defense attorney and a proven record of success handling high-stakes criminal cases. She is relentlessly committed to achieving outstanding results for her clients.

The Forrester Law Firm Women in Criminal Defense Scholarship supports female law students interested in criminal defense practice.

Scholarship Amount: $2,000 scholarship to be awarded

Eligible Recipients: Law students in accredited U.S. law schools who will be 3Ls in the 2022-23 school year, identify as female, reside in the United States, and are interested in pursuing a career in criminal defense

Scholarship Prompt: Students will write an essay of 500 words or more on what has inspired them to pursue a career in criminal defense.

Scholarship Deadline: June 30, 2024

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