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Taurean Shattuck Honored With 2015 McGlinchey Stafford 1L Diversity FellowshipRead Time: 1 min
McGlinchey News Release
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that it has named Taurean J. Shattuck the recipient of the 2015 McGlinchey Stafford 1L Diversity Fellowship.
The award, bestowed annually upon a first-year law student, is a distinguished honor that includes a paid summer associate position, a $5,000 scholarship, and formal mentoring from McGlinchey Stafford attorneys throughout the student’s law school career.
Shattuck receives this prestigious award for his law school achievements and high honors, as well as his dedication to the law. He currently attends the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he ranks first in his class and is a member of the Black Law Students Association. During his first year of law school, Shattuck has served as a volunteer in the Pro Bono Child Support Program of the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court. Shattuck received his Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies, summa cum laude, from Kent State University in 2012. At Kent State, he was a member of the Dean’s List through the entirety of his undergraduate studies, and was also a member of the Paralegal Organization.
As the 2015 1L Diversity Fellow, Shattuck will also participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Scholars Retreat, which brings together diverse law students from around the country to hone interview skills, prepare for the transition from law student to practicing lawyer, and discuss the state of diversity in the legal profession. LCLD Scholars Retreat participants network with fellow participants as well as attending general counsel and managing partners of participating member organizations.
The McGlinchey Stafford 1L Diversity Fellowship represents the firm’s active commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace and to promoting diversity within the legal profession. From the firm’s inception, McGlinchey Stafford has challenged the status quo and earned a reputation as a progressive, merit-based business that rewards individual achievement and potential. The firm’s commitment to diversity is reflected in McGlinchey Stafford’s work as a member of the LCLD and as an active supporter of the National Bar Association and Association of Women Attorneys, among other organizations. The McGlinchey Stafford 1L Diversity Fellowship is simply one aspect of the firm’s commitment to attracting, developing, and promoting diverse attorneys.