Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLP Grants Diversity Scholarships to Two USD School of Law Students

Higgs Fletcher & Mack

SAN DIEGO (September 25, 2020) – Law Firm Challenge award-winning firm Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLP is a devoted diversity partner. Granted to two Class of 2020 graduates, the 2019-2020 Higgs Fletcher & Mack Diversity Scholarship in honor of Craig Higgs has been awarded to Nicole Cohen, and the 2019-2020 Steven J. Cologne Annual Scholarship has been awarded to Carola Murguia San Roman. 

Established in 2010, the Higgs Fletcher & Mack Diversity Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to a student who has a demonstrated commitment to serving diverse communities. Board of Visitors member, Law Firm Challenge Chair, and Managing Partner at HFM, Steve Cologne ’84 (JD) is the sole donor of the Steven J. Cologne Annual Scholarship and one of the 2020 USD School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award honorees.

Dedicated to diversity and inclusion, the scholarships support the firm's efforts to promote diversity in the San Diego legal community. “Our community and the legal profession flourish when we make diversity and inclusion a priority,” said Cologne. “HFM stands behind our commitment to diversity, and we are proud to support a future generation of lawyers who have already shown their commitment and support for diversity efforts.” USD School of Law greatly appreciates your meaningful support of diversity, equity, and inclusion for our students in San Diego!

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The University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 22nd nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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