WLAM Foundation names recipients of 2022 Outstanding Law Student Scholarships

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s WLAM Foundation Awards for Outstanding Law Students. Besides their academic performance at Michigan law schools, these individuals endeavor to advance women’s roles in essential areas of the law, including STEM, social justice, equality, child advocacy, and domestic violence. 

Since 1997, the WLAM Foundation has awarded more than   $730,000 to more than 280 women law students. For 2022, the recipients and sponsors for each of the $3,500 scholarships are: 

• Jennifer Anton, Michigan State University College of Law—Jean Ledwith King Scholar, sponsored by the members of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan 

• Aniela Bosca, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School—Miller Canfield Scholar, sponsored by Miller Canfield 

• Dominica Convertino, Wayne State University Law School—Dawn Van Hoek Scholar, sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation

• Fatima Dakroub, Wayne State University Law School—Dickinson Wright Scholar, sponsored by the Dickinson Wright Women’s Network

• Liza Davis, University of Michigan Law School—Kim Cahill Scholar, sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation 

• Jennifer Fahrenholt, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law—John Dalton and Mary Lou Peacock Scholar, sponsored by Peacock Law Firm 

• Evelyn Galvan, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law—General Motors Scholar, sponsored by General Motors Corporation

• Dashaya Foreman, University of Michigan Law School—Masco Scholar, sponsored by Masco Corporation 

• Samantha Mackereth, Wayne State University Law School—General Motors Scholar, sponsored by General Motors Corporation

• You Qu, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School—Masco Scholar, sponsored by Masco Corporation 

• Estella Park Riahi, Michigan State University College of Law—Dobrusin Law Scholar, sponsored by The Dobrusin Law Firm

• Allison Zweng, University of Michigan Law School—Florence King Patent Law Scholar, sponsored by Women Patent Lawyers

 “We thank the individuals, law firms, and corporations  that continue to support our mission with their contributions to the WLAM Foundation Student scholarships,” said Kristen L. Pursley, WLAM Foundation president and managing partner of The Dobrusin Law Firm in Pontiac. “Each of our 12 worthy recipients is dedicated to excellence in the classroom and committed to championing social causes. We look forward with pride to their impact on the profession.”

The Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (www.womenlawyers.org) is a statewide organization providing wide-ranging networking and professional development opportunities for women lawyers, including attorneys, judges, and law students. 

Since its founding in 1983, the primary mission of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation (www.wlamfoundation.org) has been to support the education of women who show leadership in advancing the position of women in society. That mission is realized annually through scholarship awards to outstanding women law students attending Michigan law schools. 


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