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Client Testimonials
  • ""He’s who you want to talk to."" by Austin (2020), Past Client
  • "Superlative firm, experienced and professional. Definitely a stand out in Tallahassee." by Austin C., Past Client
  • "I would recommend him to anyone wanting a trustworthy, diligent, aggressive attorney that knows how to navigate the legal system and get the best possible outcome." by B.J., Past Client
  • "The legal and emotional support is unsurpassed." by Braxton O., Wife of Past Client
  • "Would recommend if looking for a law firm that is committed to every case and personal circumstance" by Cameron J., Past Client
  • "Today, my relative is no longer in the system, having to report on a weekly basis, graduated college & gone on with his carer, having avoided prison - Thanks to Don Pumphrey JR." by Donna J., Relative of Past Client
  • "Mr. Pumphrey took one look at my case and had all of the charges dismissed" by Evie, Past Client
  • "I would recommend them to anyone that is in need of the best legal care available!!! " by J. Martinez, Past Client
  • "When the quality of rest of your life is at stake go with Don trust me he has literally saved my life more then once" by J. Smith, Past Client
  • "He helped me to not only get through my court case, he also helped me put it behind me so that I may continue to move forward with my life. If you choose him to represent you, he will NOT let you down. " by Kevin M., Past Client
  • " I am very grateful for their help and would recommend contacting them for your legal troubles" by L.C., Past Client
  • ""He's one of the best lawyers in town. He's very nice and personable."" by Lashan, Former Client
  • "His dedication to his clients and office is remarkable." by Matt D., Past Client
  • "During our initial phone conference with Mr. Pumphrey, we could tell that our son was in good hands." by Michelle K., Parent of Past Client
  • "If he is involved in your case, you can expect a thorough and compassionate experience with a very good outcome" by Ruth A., Relative of Past Client

Semi-Annual Pumphrey Law Scholarship

Information about the Semi-Annual Pumphrey Law Scholarship


Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the Semi-Annual Pumphrey Law Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. resident
  • Accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Demonstrated good character and academic achievement

Requirements

Each applicant must submit the following documents to the link here.

  • Pumphrey Law Scholarship Application (CLICK TO APPLY).
  • A current unofficial high school or college transcript or enrollment verification
  • A typed essay 800-1000 words on one of the following topics: (Students may enter submission for multiple topics)
    • Why do prosecutors and defense attorneys have different ethical duties?
      • (Discussion on higher standard of ethics for prosecutors and different ethical rules due to the power prosecutorial discretion grants them/government backing credibility)
    • Which of the penological principles (recidivism, retribution, deterrence, incapacitation) do you think the criminal justice system focuses on today? How can the criminal justice system refocus to better address some of these principles?
      • (Propose some ideas for reform to better address the important penological principles)
    • What non-legal subject would be the most helpful to study during a legal education in order to create more well-rounded legal advocates?
      • Ex: literature and law is common, poetry and law, economics and law
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2022 Scholarship Key Dates

  • The application and supporting material must be received by December 9, 2022
  • The scholarship winner will be selected and notified on December 16, 2022

Submission Instructions

Completed materials can be submitted in the following manner:


Award(s)

  • Three winners will be chosen
    • 1st place– $750
    • 2nd place – $500
    • 3rd Place – $250
  • The scholarship must be applied to tuition or other education-related expenses. The award will be paid to the winner’s educational institution directly.
  • See past winning submissions here.

Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions

  • I am a senior in High School getting ready to graduate, can I apply for the scholarship? 
    • Yes, ANY student who has given a University an intent to enroll or is already enrolled in College may apply. If you are a High School senior who is preparing to start college, you are eligible!
  • I am already enrolled at a University, may I still apply?
    • Absolutely, ALL college students in the U.S. are welcome to apply!
  • I don’t live in Florida, am I eligible? 
    • Most definitely!! ANY college student in the U.S. may apply for our scholarship!
  • I am not pursuing a career in Law, can I still apply?
    • Yes. Course of study does not factor into eligibility for this scholarship.
  • I am in grad school (medical, law, etc.) and would like to apply, am I eligible? 
    • Definitely! If you are enrolled at any university, whether it be a community college, accredited university, or graduate school, you are eligible to apply if you are a U.S. resident.
  • If I win, how will I receive my award?
    • The winners of the scholarship will be contacted. After providing certain information, the scholarship prize will be sent to your university’s financial aid office to be distributed with that semester’s financial aid. See past-winners of the Pumphrey Law Scholarship here!

Terms and Conditions

Only completed applications will be considered. The winner is chosen based on the sole discretion of Pumphrey Law. By applying for the scholarship, applicants agree to the terms and conditions of Pumphrey Law and the Pumphrey Law Scholarship.

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