The essay competition asks high school students to describe what inspires them to pursue a career in law.

CLAYTON, MO, March 23, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Sumner Law Group, LLC will award $3,500 in scholarship money to three high school students from the St. Louis metropolitan area this year.

The top-rated St. Louis personal injury law firm is currently accepting original essays from students on why they aspire to a career in the law. The window for submissions closes April 30.

“Our law firm sees the value in higher education and the need for bright young talent in the legal profession,” says managing partner Brent A. Sumner. “We know those future leaders are in our community schools and want to encourage them to further their educational journeys.”

Essay Topic

What inspires you to pursue a career in law?


April 30, 2022

Winners Announced

Mid-May 2022

Scholarship Guidelines and Application

High school students must submit an original 500-word essay in Microsoft Word or PDF format, a digital photo of themselves, and a school transcript. Students under age 17 also need parental consent to apply. A selection committee will choose the winners.

By accepting a prize, all scholarship winners grant Sumner Law Group the right to use their names, biographical information, and photographs for marketing purposes. Employees of the law firm, its board of directors, or immediate family members are ineligible for the scholarship.

To apply, visit this scholarship page on our website.


First place ― $2,000
Second place ― $1,000
Third place ― $500

All winners will receive checks from the law firm for educational expenses.

About Sumner Law Group, LLC

Sumner Law Group, LLC is a St. Louis personal injury law firm serving clients in Missouri and Illinois. Our legal team has more than 50 years of combined experience representing injured people in claims involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability, traumatic brain injury, and more. Our proven litigators have an impressive track record of success in recovering multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients. To learn more, call or submit the firm’s contact form.

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