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NSU Law Student Awarded 2014 Summer Fellowship with Legal Aid Service of Broward County

Major General William Matz and Marlin Muller

Major General William Matz and Marlin Muller

Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center student Marlin Muller, was awarded a 2014 Summer Fellowship with the Legal Aid Service of Broward County. The fellowship is awarded to an outstanding student annually and is sponsored by NeXT, the young professionals group that supports the Legal Aid Service of Broward County, and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida.

Muller, a second year law student and, an Infantryman with the Army National Guard, received the award recently at the 4th annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast. This year’s event highlighted the ways that the Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida have worked to make free legal assistance, advice and counsel and pro se assistance available to veterans and their families.

Also attending the breakfast was Maj. Gen. William M. Matz, Jr. U.S. Army (Retired). Matz is past president of the National Association for Uniformed Services (NAUS). Founded in 1968, NAUS is the only military affiliated association that represents the entire military/veteran family. No other association provides such broad representation when dealing with Congress, the White House, and the Pentagon. NAUS represents all seven branches of the uniformed services including Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including all components (active duty, Reserve, National Guard), veterans, their spouses, widows/widowers, and all grades and ranks – both enlisted and officer.

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About the Shepard Broad Law Center: Nova Southeastern University’s Law Center offers a rigorous traditional academic program in three-year day and four-year evening versions. NSU Law prides itself on preparing graduates to make a smooth transition from the classroom to the courtroom or boardroom. Lawyering Skills and Values (LSV)-Every student completes a four-semester LSV sequence that combines traditional legal reasoning, writing, and research with an introduction to lawyer interviewing, counseling, negotiating, mediating, advocating, and other critical skills in a simulated law firm experience. For more information please visit http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/

About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.eduCelebrating 50 years of academic excellence!

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