Chicago Law Firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. to Award $5,000 in Second Annual Law School Scholarship Essay Contest

The public will be asked to vote for the top essays, with $2,500 going to the first-place winner. Topics in this year’s contest include distracted driving, nursing home abuse and negligence and diagnostic errors.

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Chicago personal injury law firm holds second annual Law School Scholarship Essay Contest.

Patrick A. Salvi

We were pleased to receive several outstanding essays in last year’s inaugural contest, and we look forward to reading the essays that we will be receiving from students in the coming weeks.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 25, 2014

The Chicago personal injury law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. is now accepting entries for its second annual Law School Scholarship Essay Contest, which will feature a new public voting system and a combined $5,000 in awards.

“Our goal is to support students’ educational efforts while raising awareness about important issues that our law firm encounters on a daily basis,” said Patrick A. Salvi, the firm’s Managing Equity Partner.

“We were pleased to receive several outstanding essays in last year’s inaugural contest, and we look forward to reading the essays that we will be receiving from students in the coming weeks.”

To enter the contest, law school students must submit their essay and a complete application package by the deadline of Monday, June 9, 2014. The essay must address one of three topics listed and described in detail on the firm’s website. The topics focus on:

  •     Nursing home abuse and negligence
  •     Distracted driving
  •     Failure to diagnose patients in hospitals and clinics.

The contest judges will pick the three top essays and post them on SalviLaw.com on Monday, June 16, 2014. The three finalists will then have 30 days, or until Wednesday, July 16, 2014, to garner social media votes for their essays and to request citations (links) from relevant and appropriate sources.

On Monday, July 21, 2014, the winners will be announced, including the $2,500 first-place winner, $1,500 second-place winner, $500 third-place winner and five honorable mention winners, who will receive prizes of $100 each.

The funds are to be used to pay for law school tuition and / or law school-related expenses.

Please visit SalviLaw.com to read the contest’s General Rules as well as a helpful list of Frequently Asked Questions.

About Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. is a leading Chicago personal injury firm with offices in Chicago (22 West Washington Street, Suite 1600, Chicago IL 60602) and Waukegan (218 North Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085). In addition to representing clients in catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, aviation and product liability cases, the firm focuses on car and truck accidents, airplane and train accidents, construction injuries, birth injuries, brain injuries, unsafe properties and animal attacks. The firm has obtained more than $800 million on behalf of its clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases, including 198 multi-million dollar verdicts or settlements. For more information, call (312) 372-1227 or use the firm’s online contact form.