About Linda J. Murphy
Linda J. Murphy served as WLA president from 1987-1988. Throughout her life and legal career, Linda was an advocate for the rights of women and minorities. She was an admired and respected trial attorney known for her work in criminal defense, civil rights and domestic relations. She taught trial practice in the St. Louis area schools and handled pro bono cases for the ACLU. In 1999, Linda was awarded the Atticus Finch Award, the highest honor from the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Linda’s memory continues to impact and inspire women attorneys and law students dedicated to the rights of women and the advancement of women in the legal profession.
Read about the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship here.
Read the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Policy, including eligibility and selection criteria, here.
Access to the the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Application will be provided here.
The 2020 application period is now closed.
The 2021 period will open on or around February 1, 2021.
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Please join the WLA for its November Mentorship Luncheon on Friday November 6, 2020. The WLA will give priority in registration for this luncheon to its target audience, WLA members who are 36 and under or have been practicing five years or less. The WLA, in partnership with its Membership/Mentorship Sponsor, Dowd Bennett LLP, will host the meeting on Dowd Bennett’s Zoom account and ensure that attendees receive a $15 gift certificate for food delivery in advance. The guest speakers will be Mischa Buford Epps, Executive Director of The Missouri Bar and Brocca L. Morrison of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri. Register here.
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