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.
Private Movie Screening - "For Ahkeem" with commentary by Hon. Jimmie Edwards
Monday, February 26th | 6:00 PM
Saint Louis University School of Law
Scott Hall | Room 116
100 N. Tucker Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63101
Contact: Ed Hennessy
Applications Accepted through 5:00 PM on March 15, 2018
The Linda J. Murphy Scholarship is intended to recognize students who have dedicated themselves in a significant way to advancing the quality of life and stature in our society of women through community service or otherwise.
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Contact: Jerina Phillips