Claire Neiberg receives 2021 Burns White Diversity in the Law Scholarship

Claire NeibergClaire Neiberg, 1L, is the recipient of the 2021 Burns White Diversity in the Law Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a first-year, diverse student at Duquesne University School of Law.

Neiberg was grateful for having been selected for the award. "Receiving the Burns White Diversity in the Law Scholarship is a great honor and privilege, as this scholarship represents the kind of attorney I want to be. I chose to pursue a career in law with the purpose and hope to advocate for others-especially children and families in minority communities," she said. "I am incredibly grateful to Burns White for providing me with the professional, academic, and financial support to achieve my goal of becoming an attorney, dedicated to improving the lives of others within my community. To say that I am excited to begin my work with Burns White and the Duquesne University School of Law is an understatement!"

Dean April Barton is delighted for Neiberg and appreciative for the partneship that makes these types of awards possible. She said, "Our Duquesne community is very proud of Claire for being selected for this scholarship. We are grateful for our partnership with Burns White and the incredible opportunity we have to provide leadership and mentoring to future lawyers and to diversify our Pittsburgh legal community."

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