TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Sep 23, 2014

Second-year Belmont University College of Law student Orlando Jarmaine Watson has received the 2014 Justice Adolpho A. Birch Jr. Memorial Scholarship. The award will support Watson’s judicial internship this summer with Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Mark J. Fishburn. The scholarship is supported by the Adolpho A. Birch Jr. Legal Education Fund as a way to honor the late justice's commitment to academic excellence, public service and diversity in the legal and judicial professions. Watson is a member of the school’s American Inn of Court, Legal Aid Society and Black Law Student Organization, and coordinator of the Street Law Project. Read more in this press release from the Tennessee Judicial Conference Foundation.