NEW YORK BAR FOUNDATION SEEKS APPLICATIONS FOR
2012 JUDGE BERNARD S. MEYER SCHOLARSHIP
Second-year law students attending a law school in New York State who
excel in legal writing can apply for a $5,000 scholarship from The New
York Bar Foundation.
The New York Bar Foundation is accepting applications for the 2012
Judge Bernard S. Meyer scholarship. It is presented annually to a
student who exhibits excellence in legal writing and advocacy skills.
The award honors former Court of Appeals Judge Meyer for his outstanding
work and dedication to the law.
Second-year students enrolled in a law school in New York State
during the 2012 spring semester are eligible to apply. They must submit
an essay that displays excellence in legal writing and advocacy skills.
Essays must have only one author.
Complete guidelines for the scholarship are available at www.tnybf.org. Essays are due April 2,
The Garden City law firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein
established the award in 2004.
Judge Meyer was an associate judge of the New York Court of Appeals
from 1979-1986 and practiced with Meyer Suozzi from 1987 until his death
in 2005. He served as special deputy attorney general of New York in
charge of the Special Attica Investigation and was a member of the
Governor’s Commission on Integrity in Government.
The New York Bar Foundation is dedicated to aiding charitable and
educational projects to meet the law-related needs of the public and the
legal profession. To learn more about The New York Bar Foundation and
how you can support its charitable programs, go to www.tnybf.org, phone 518/487-5651 or
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