Dickie McCamey and Duquesne University School of Law Announce Diversity Scholarship Recipient
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C., a national, full-service law firm, and the Duquesne University School of Law have named Isabella Simon as the first recipient of the Trial Skills Diversity Scholarship.
Ms. Simon, a third-year Juris Doctor candidate, was chosen by a committee comprised of members from the university and the law firm.
“I am thrilled to have this unique experience and for the chance to be mentored by the most skilled litigators in the Pittsburgh community,” Ms. Simon explained. “Receiving this scholarship has provided me with a stable platform to focus on my advocacy skills and help drive me into my professional career, and for that I am thankful.”
The Dickie McCamey Trial Skills Diversity Scholarship benefits diverse law school students who demonstrate an interest in the trial moot court program.
“Ms. Simon is an exemplary candidate and we are honored to award this opportunity to her,” said Jeffrey T. Wiley, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Dickie McCamey. “We share Duquesne’s commitment of recognizing academic excellence and dedication to trial advocacy.”
“The support Dickie McCamey continues to provide to our school enables us to focus on the holistic education of a future generation of students,” said April Barton, Dean of Duquesne University School of Law. “Isabella is a shining example of the spirit and work ethic that we strive to celebrate.”
While at Duquesne University, Ms. Simon has served as President of the Public Interest Law Association, worked part-time at a personal injury law firm, and served as an assistant to the marketing director on campus. She is a native of Youngstown, Ohio, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The Ohio State University.
About Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is a nationally-recognized law firm providing comprehensive legal expertise in a multitude of practice areas. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and founded more than 100 years ago, the firm serves industry-leading clients across the country from offices throughout the mid-Atlantic region in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, West Virginia, the Southwestern region of California, and the Rocky Mountain region of Colorado. For more information: 800-243-5412 or www.dmclaw.com.