The Justice & Diversity Center’s Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship program demonstrates the organization’s commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession. The program awards diverse first year Bay Area law students with a $30,000 scholarship, over three years, based on financial need, academic achievement and overcoming adversity.
Since its inception in 1998, more than $1.7 million in scholarships have been awarded to 93 students.
Learn more about past scholarship recipient Antonio Ingram and what he is doing now.
Law School: UC Berkeley School of Law
Years of scholarship: 2011-2014
Employer: Morrison & Foerster
Practice Area: Ingram practices litigation in the Consumer Class Action group and has worked on matters involving food mislabeling, software systems and Proposition 64 environmental claims.
Pro Bono: He also has an active pro bono practice and has worked on matters including defending clients against criminal allegations of political corruption, challenging anti-homeless ordinances on behalf of destitute plaintiffs, and suing a city over fourth amendment civil liberties violations committed by their police department.
Benefit of the Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship: Ingram says, “BASF/JDC has been instrumental in my career development. As a first generation college student and professional, the organization has provided me with a network of mentors and resources to help me navigate the legal profession.”
To learn more about the scholarship program, visit www.sfbar.org/scholarships.