Dickie McCamey and Duquesne University School of Law Announce Diversity Recipient
Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C., a national, full-service law firm, and the Duquesne University School of Law have named Nakib Kabir as this year’s recipient of the Trial Skills Diversity Scholarship.
Mr. Kabir, a second-year Juris Doctor candidate, was chosen by a committee of members from the university and the law firm.
“I would like to thank the Duquesne Law community and everyone at Dickie McCamey for this incredible opportunity,” Mr. Kabir said.
The Dickie McCamey Trial Skills Diversity Scholarship benefits diverse law school students who demonstrate an interest in the trial moot court program. Recipients are awarded a one-time grant of $10,000, a paid summer clerkship, and access to a designated mentor from Dickie McCamey for the duration of the student’s career at Duquesne University.
“We are honored to recognize Nakib’s outstanding academic commitment and his passion for the law,” said Jeffrey T. Wiley, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Dickie McCamey.
”I am thrilled that an outstanding student like Nakib is being recognized by the Pittsburgh legal community with this generous scholarship. We are grateful to Dickie McCamey for both their financial commitment and their pledge to include a mentorship component to this award,” said April Barton, Dean of Duquesne University School of Law. “As Duquesne Law continues to work with community allies to ensure equity and diversity in the legal profession, this partnership with Dickie McCamey is a valuable opportunity for Nakib and our community as a whole.”
Mr. Kabir, a native of New York City, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from State University of New York at Fredonia where he earned the “Most Outstanding Attorney” award with a perfect score in the St. Bonaventure Mock Trial Invitational in 2018. He is currently a teaching assistant and a member of the Duquesne Law Review.
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.