The Justice M. Dolores Denman Scholarship Award Application Form

The Justice M. Dolores Denman Award was established by the Western New York Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association and commemorates the Honorable M. Dolores Denman, Class of 1965, who was the first woman to be named presiding justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department. Justice Denman was a single parent while in law school, and yet managed to graduate as the class valedictorian.

The Denman Award is presented to a member of the graduating class who is a custodial parent to offset the costs of daycare and other child-rearing expenses during the bar study period.

Please answer the questions below and give the attached form to the individual who will provide your letter of reference, should you choose to include one.  WBASNY WNY reserves the right to verify commitment to bar examination and any of the information contained on the application form(s).

This entire application, including any letter of recommendation, must be received by April 12, 2024.