Created in 2008 by the law firm of McGlinchey Stafford, this scholarship endowment will be completed in 2010. Recipients of this scholarship must be current or entering full-time students in the Law Center. Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate strong academic performance. Beginning as a small group in a single downtown New Orleans office in 1974, McGlinchey Stafford is now home to more than 170 attorneys, 400 employees and eight nationwide offices. Members of the firm have served as legislators, consuls of foreign embassies, and leaders of civic and national organizations, as well as presidents of national, regional, state, and local bar associations. McGlinchey Stafford attorneys and professionals are recognized for their exemplary legal skills, pioneering diversity efforts, and meaningful contributions to their communities.