RALEIGH, N.C. - Recent Campbell Law graduates Danielle Feller and Evelyn Saxton have been awarded scholarships in advance of the upcoming February 2017 North Carolina Bar Exam. The scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, were awarded to Feller and Saxton by Roberts Law Group, PLLC. The two awards are the first bar scholarships offered by the firm.
Feller, a native of Mooresville, N.C., graduated from Campbell Law in May 2016. Saxton, who hails from Goldsboro, N.C., graduated from Campbell Law in August 2016.
Roberts Law Group, PLLC established the scholarships to identify and support third-year law students who have shown demonstrated interest and excellence in the future practice of criminal law, as shown by internships and high performance in criminal law specific courses.
Roberts Law Group, PLLC, is a statewide criminal defense firm with offices in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro and Wilmington. The firm focuses its practice on the defense of serious felony cases in both state and federal courts throughout North Carolina. Kevin M. Marcilliat, a partner in the firm’s Raleigh office, is a 2012 Campbell Law graduate who has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer for criminal defense by The National Trial Lawyers.
“On behalf of all the attorneys and staff at Roberts Law Group, we are proud to recognize Evelyn and Danielle as the winners of our firm’s inaugural bar study scholarships,” said Marcilliat. “This was a tremendous opportunity for our firm to recognize and support the continued professional development of two up and coming criminal law practitioners. We can’t wait to follow their careers and contributions to the bar.”
For more information on Roberts Law Group, PLLC visit http://www.robertslawteam.com.
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