Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote and the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University have named Roshni Master as this year’s recipient of the Trial Skills Diversity Scholarship, the firm announced. Ms. Master, a second year Juris Doctor candidate, was chosen by a committee of members from the university and the law firm.
“I am excited for the unique opportunities the award presents, and I am grateful to Duquesne Law and to Dickie McCamey for their commitment to diversity and inclusion,” Ms. Master 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 student’s career at Duquesne University.
“We are pleased to provide an opportunity to Roshni to help facilitate her already promising legal career,” said Christopher T. Lee, Managing Attorney of Dickie McCamey. “We are honored to recognize Roshni’s pursuit of academic excellence and for her to join our team.”
“I am proud of Roshni for receiving the Dickie McCamey scholarship. Roshni embodies the spirit of a Duquesne Kline student — always seeking justice — and is a shining example of hard work and determination. I am grateful to Dickie McCamey for this generous scholarship and their ongoing pledge to mentor our students, preparing them for their future legal careers. This is a wonderful opportunity for Roshni and for our community as we continue to diversify our legal profession,” said April Barton, Dean of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University.
Ms. Master, a native of Rochester, New York, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.
Dickie McCamey, a national, full-service law firm, currently employs 57 attorneys who have earned their Juris Doctor degrees from Duquesne Law, including Nakib A. Kabir, the 2020 recipient of the Trial Skills Diversity Scholarship.
Article reprinted with permission of Dickie McCamey
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