Four University of Texas School of Law students have been selected as the 2009 Frank Douglass Public Interest Summer Fellows. Each fellow will receive a $5,000 stipend and will work for at least ten weeks with a non-profit legal organization in Texas.
The fellowships are supported by a gift from Austin law firm Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P. in memory of Frank Douglass, ’58.
“Frank was passionate about three things: the practice of law and the men and women he worked with; helping law students; and ensuring legal services were available to those who could not afford them,” Scott, Douglass & McConnico partner Becky Miller said.
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