Bobbi Roquemore, 3L Evening Student Receives Diversity Scholarship

The law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has announced that the 2011 recipients of the Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship are law students Sharonda Childs, Jervonne Newsome and Bobbi Roquemore.

Ms. Roquemore, who is in her second year at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, will be a summer associate in the Firm's New Orleans office. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Marquette University and was a journalist for ten years at prominent publications prior to entering law school.

The three recipients were selected from 185 applicants attending 87 law schools across the country, including Duke University School of Law, Emory University School of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Virginia School of Law and Wake Forest University School of Law. 

Established in 2008, the Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Program awards annual scholarships to diverse law school students who have completed their first year of law school. Each recipient receives a salaried second year summer associate position in one of the Firm's offices. Upon completion of the summer position, the recipients also receive a $10,000 scholarship.