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Rutgers Student Receives Scholarly Award from Capehart Scatchard Law Firm

L to R: Mary Ellen Rose, Esq., Managing Shareholder; Michael Cahill, Co-Dean; Edward Corma, Award Recipient; Rick Swedloff, nominating professor; Charles F. Holmgren, Esq., Shareholder, Litigation Group

Edward A. Corma was the recipient of the 19th Annual Blaine E. Capehart Legal Writing Award, presented at the law firm of Capehart Scatchard on May 10th.  The award recipient graduated from Rutgers Law School in Camden on May 17, 2018.

The Mt. Laurel-based firm presented Mr. Corma with a $2,500 award in recognition of his exemplary legal writing and research abilities.  The Firm offers this award to a graduating Rutgers law student on an annual basis in honor of the late Blaine E. Capehart.

Addressing the audience gathered for the presentation of the award, Charles F. Holmgren, Litigation Department Shareholder, said, “This firm’s founder and the award’s namesake, Blaine Capehart, founded the firm on the core principles he embodied in possessing a diligent work ethic, excellence in legal advocacy and esteemed moral character. This award, then, stewarded by our colleagues at the Rutgers Law School, was presented to Mr. Corma for his work that showed thorough research, exemplary writing and was presented in a easily understood and fluid analysis of a compelling legal issue. His scholarship certainly represents the excellence Mr. Capehart exhibited throughout his long legal career, and this award allows us to honor Mr. Corma as he begins his own.”

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