CCK Law Announces Michael Burten as Winner of 2020 Law School Scholarship for Veterans

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An aspiring prosecutor, Burten is no stranger to the dedication and discipline required to reach his goals, despite any challenges he faces along the way

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD is delighted to name Michael Burten as the winner of the 2020 Law School Scholarship for Veterans. After completing an internship this summer with the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Burten is now preparing for his second year at New York Law School.

About the Winner

“Michael Burten embodies integrity and fortitude, both through his military service and his journey to become a prosecutor, and we at CCK are proud to support him as he has supported so many of us,” explained Robert Chisholm, one of Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD’s founding partners.

The Scholarship Committee found Michael’s deep commitment to the pursuit of justice, particularly for military veterans and service members, to closely align with CCK’s mission. “Michael’s devotion to his fellow service members, including his team in Iraq and those veterans he encountered while working for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, is honorable and admirable,” said Chisholm. “That devotion, combined with his dedication to his studies, made his application stand out.” His experiences in the U.S. Marine Corps instilled in Michael the determination to overcome any obstacle and helped him to develop the unwavering sense of honor and morality he continues to exhibit.

About the Scholarship

The Law School Scholarship for Veterans is open to veterans of the United States military enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school or who have been accepted to an accredited U.S. law school. Applicants must be pursuing a juris doctorate (JD) degree. Applications for next year’s Law School Scholarship for Veterans are due on July 1, 2021.

About the Firm

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD is a nationally recognized law firm that specializes in handling complex veterans’ benefits cases. CCK’s team of veterans’ advocates strongly believes that not only should their clients’ service in the U.S. military be appreciated, but any resulting disabilities also deserve to be recognized by VA. The firm handles appeals for denied claims so that disabled veterans can continue living their lives with pride and independence. Veterans seeking assistance with their disability benefits appeals can contact CCK at (844) 549-4500 for a complimentary consultation.

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