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The Shirazi Law Firm Law Student Scholarship


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must provide proof of current enrollment at an accredited law school.
  • Applicants must be able to show that they are maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Essay submissions must be received no later than Midnight, Pacific Time, May 1st of each year.

To Apply:

  • Write an essay at least 500 words in length and no more than 750 words on:
    • Why is it necessary public policy for the law to mandate employers provide unpaid medical/disability leave to its employees?
  • Submit the essay by copying and pasting it into the firm’s “Contact Form
  • Include your name, phone, email address, law school name and year in your submission form.
  • At a later time, you will be required to provide proof of your current school enrollment and most recent transcript.

Other Important Information:

  • Applicants who do not follow all instructions or submit all required information will not be considered and will not be notified of such.
  • The Shirazi Law Firm Law Student Scholarship can only be used for school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable directly to the award recipient’s educational institution..
  • Students who have already been a recipient of our scholarship, may not apply again.
Emanuel Shirazi


Founder Emanuel Shirazi is an employment lawyer in Los Angeles representing employees who have been legally wronged by their employers. In addition to representing employees, Mr. Shirazi used to defend employers while he worked at the largest employment law firms in the country. Thus, Mr. Shirazi knows the tricks of the trade of the other side and will use that to your advantage in your case. Mr. Shirazi’s experience helps him anticipate your employer’s defense and prepare accordingly.