CLOC Scholarship Program

CLOC is proud to announce 6 recipients of the 2018 CLOC Scholarship. The recipients represent a wide variety of impressive backgrounds from across the country. Each recipient will receive $6K towards their tuition for the 2018/19 school year.

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

Julian Cagadas

Chicago-Kent Law

Tom Davidson

Stanford Law

Ian Deitz

Georgetown Law

Janessa Miller

North Central University (Minnesota)

Niharika Singh

Harvard University

Daniel Steyskal

Pace University

The 2018 program is now closed for applicants.

About the Scholarship:

This scholarship is for graduate degree (J.D., MBA, and other) students who have a business/metrics driven focus as it relates to the practice of law or have demonstrated an interest in Legal Operations. Candidates interested in the business of managing in-house legal department operations and driving the evolution of legal service delivery models are encouraged to apply.


  • The scholarship grant may only be used for educational expenses such as tuition, course materials, books, etc.
  • An applicant can only receive the scholarship one time.
  • An applicant may reapply for the scholarship if they have not previously been awarded the scholarship.


To be eligible, you must:

  1. Be a current or entering student at an accredited graduate university in the United States and
  2. Be interested in pursuing a career in Legal Operations or business/metrics driven focus in the field of law.

Application Process

The 2019 application period will open in fall 2018.

Your application must include:

  • Your University Financial Aid Office contact information (email and phone number)
  • Your personal financial need information
  • The following attachments:
    • An essay about yourself and your interest in a career in Legal Operations
    • An up-to-date resume
    • A copy of your undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcript

Scholarship Deadlines

  • Applications must be submitted no later than March 15, 2019.
  • Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-May and the grant will be paid out at the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Judging Criteria:

The scholarship will be awarded to the most promising applicants whose essays best show a genuine interest in a Legal Operations career and the evolution of legal service delivery models. The Committee will also consider prior work experience in Legal Operations or related fields.

If you have any questions, contact info@cloc.org .