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Mitchell Williams Awards H. Maurice Mitchell Leaders in Law Scholarships to Law Students Maggie Davis and Honey McMillan

July 10, 2020

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. has awarded its annual H. Maurice Mitchell Leaders in Law Scholarships to University of Arkansas School of Law student Maggie Davis and University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law student Honey McMillan. Each student received a $2,000 scholarship for the 2020-21 school year.

The firm’s H. Maurice Mitchell Leaders in Law Scholarships are awarded annually to students selected to leadership roles as Moot Court board chair at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and the chair of the Board of Advocates at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Davis, of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, is a third-year law student at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication sciences and disorders from Baylor University.  She earned a Master of Science in speech pathology at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is currently the chair of the Board of Advocates and responsible for the overall management of the trial competition, moot court competition and client advocacy competition. Additionally, she has served as a criminal law teaching assistant, a member of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy spring competition team, a staff editor on the Arkansas Law Review and held leadership roles in the Christian Legal Society.

McMillan, of Little Rock, Arkansas, is a third-year law student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from the University of Arkansas. She is currently the Moot Court board chair where she presides over all moot court activities and meetings and is responsible for organizing training for interschool and intramural competitions. She also serves as the vice president of the Student Bar Association full-time division and is a member of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, McClellan Senate. 

“The H. Maurice Mitchell Leaders in Law scholarship program was established in honor of our founder Maurice Mitchell, who shaped our firm's culture of leadership and service. We are committed to supporting the students who serve in leadership roles at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville," said Jeff Thomas, managing director of Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. "We congratulate Maggie and Honey and wish them much success this year and in their future legal careers.”

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit MitchellWilliamsLaw.com.

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