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Nari Wang ’13 Named Charles J. Walsh Scholar by Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

May 20, 2011 – 
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. is pleased to announce that Nari Wang, a first-year student at Rutgers School of Law–Newark, has been selected as the firm’s 2011 Charles J. Walsh Scholar. In 2006, Sills Cummis & Gross established the Scholarship Fund on behalf of the family, friends and colleagues of the late Judge Charles J. Walsh who, prior to his appointment to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, was a valued Member of the Firm for 17 years. Judge Walsh was also an adjunct professor at the law school.

  2011 Charles Walsh Scholar   
  Shown with Nari Wang are, from left to right: Thomas J. Demski ’69, Margaret F. Black ’76, and James M. Hirschhorn, all Members of the Firm.   
     
Ms. Wang was chosen for her academic promise, leadership qualities and commitment to using the law to help others. Ms. Wang decided to pursue law as a career “because it is a powerful tool to effect change.”

Ms. Wang received a B.A. in religion, with a minor in Jewish studies, from Dartmouth College in 2006. While at Dartmouth, she studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel for a semester.

The Charles J. Walsh Scholar Fund will provide financial and other assistance to Ms. Wang in the form of scholarship support, summer internship stipends, mentorship during law school and career guidance.

Max Crane, Sills Cummis Managing Partner, stated: “Our commitment to the New Jersey law school community continues with our fifth Charles J. Walsh Scholar. Mentoring young law students enriches the Firm as a whole and we are pleased to welcome Nari as a first year law clerk this summer. It’s something that Chuck would have heartily endorsed.”