As part of its community efforts to support the community of those New Jersey residents who have been affected by personal injury, the law firm of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman has announced the creation of the annual Legal Studies Education Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded for the first time in 2015, and is being offered to those pursuing a career in legal studies who have been affected in some way by personal injury and are committed to demonstrating determination to rebuild their lives and the lives around them. “At Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, we see the devastating effects that personal injury can have on families, and we understand the difficult process of recovery after a personal injury,” said Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman Partner David A. Mazie. “This scholarship is intended to provide educational assistance to those individuals whose lives have been affected by such accidents, to aid in the difficult effort of rebuilding.” In order to be eligible for the 2015 Legal Studies Scholarship prize of $2,500, applicants must be residents of New Jersey; must have been affected in some way by personal injury(either themselves or to a family member); must be currently enrolled, have applied or to or have been accepted to an accredited college or law school; and must demonstrate academic achievement, reflected by a minimum GPA of 3.5 in either high school or undergraduate transcripts. Toapply, students must submit a 500 word typed essay regarding their experience with personal injury, an unofficial high school or college transcript, and their contact information to the office of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman at:

103 Eisenhower Parkway, 2nd Floor

Roseland, NJ 07068, United States.

All completed requirements must be submitted no later than May 1, 2015 and the recipient of the scholarship award will be notified June 1, 2015. More information regarding the scholarship and application details are available on the Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman website at:


About Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman

Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC, based in Essex County, New Jersey, is among the most prominent and aggressive trial law firms in New Jersey. Its attorneys have won hundreds of millions of dollars for clients, including the two largest personal injury jury verdicts in New Jersey history. Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman’s attorneys have been named to the Best New Jersey Lawyers in America list and the 2014 National Law Journal’s Plaintiffs’ Hot List. The New Jersey Law Journal also named the firm the Personal Injury Law Firm of the Year for its successes in product liability and other personal injury lawsuits.