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2nd Annual Helping Future Lawyers Scholarship Winner Announced

 

Law Scholarship Students Attend Lecture

It’s no secret that one of the main barriers to young adults deciding to pursue a college education is the cost. The high price tag of a college education can deter some of the brightest minds from following their dreams. This consideration is especially amplified when it comes to specialized degrees, like a law degree, which generally requires more time and money to complete.

These funding obstacles are the reason scholarships are now increasingly important for prospective students to be able to afford a college degree. A scholarship can be the deciding factor for a young adult who’s questioning whether they can afford college or not. Our justice system is not likely to get any less complicated in the future, making the need for young legal professionals as crucial as ever. With this in mind, it’s easy to say that a scholarship can change a person’s life.

About The 2017 Scholarship Recipient

For the second year in a row, Las Vegas personal injury attorney, Adam Kutner, awarded his annual scholarship, “Helping Future Lawyers,” to a deserving student looking to further their prospects as a future lawyer. This year’s winner, Angela Brito, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship to help her pay for her educational fees. The money from the scholarship will go toward covering any expenses Brito encounters on her journey toward becoming an attorney.

For Brito, this scholarship could be the extra helping hand she needs to realize her potential and accomplish her goal of becoming an attorney. Although this scholarship program is just a small piece of the larger effort to give back to the community, the benefits of the program cannot be understated.

Adam Kutner Gives Back

Legal Books for Law Students

As the leading personal injury attorney in Las Vegas, Adam Kutner realized there was a need for an organization that provided charitable contributions to the community. He was able to form an initiative, Adam Kutner Cares, which contributes time and resources to various charities to help strengthen the community and make the legal industry better for everyone. One main focus of this initiative is a scholarship program, “Helping Future Lawyers,” that’s designed to assist students in need.

Kutner’s deep passion for community involvement is evident through this scholarship program. As an attorney with over 25 years of experience in personal injury law, Kutner understands that the barriers to obtaining a law degree often deter prospective lawyers from completing this area of study. Kutner’s scholarship program was specifically designed to help ease the financial burden of young adults pursuing careers as lawyers.

“Helping the next generation of lawyers is very important to me,” Kutner said. “After serving the community here in Las Vegas for decades, I feel a responsibility to give back.”

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Kutner Donation to Three Square Will Provide 6,000 Meals

Happy Girl Receives Food Bank Meal

Although the U.S. is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, there are still a staggering number of Americans struggling with food insecurity. According to Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organization in the U.S., in 2015 an estimated 1 in 8 Americans —  42 million people — were food insecure. This is no exception for Americans in the Greater Las Vegas Valley.

According to Three Square, Southern Nevada’s premier food bank, in 2015, 15.6 percent of the population of Clark County was food insecure. This equates to a meal gap of about 52 million meals. Many of those who are suffering from food insecurity are children, with about 117,000 Clark County children going hungry on a regular basis. These astonishing numbers make the need for charitable organizations that provide food assistance to hungry Southern Nevadans, like Three Square Food Bank, essential in our community. The widespread need for wholesome food for hungry people also means that food banks like Three Square rely on charitable donations from citizens in the community looking to give back.

Generous Donations Making A Difference

In an effort to provide as many meals to hungry Southern Nevadans as possible, Three Square teams up with affluent members of the community. For the last few years, Las Vegas personal injury attorney, Adam Kutner, has made a series of generous donations to Three Square. This year, Kutner was excited to make one of his largest contributions yet.

Kutner’s $2,000 donation to Three Square is a giant step in the effort to feed those in need. The money from the 2017 donation should provide roughly 6,000 meals to those who are currently going hungry in Southern Nevada. The donation will help provide food assistance to residents in Clark, Lincoln, Nye, and Esmeralda Counties. Three square’s efforts extend well beyond food banking to include food rescue and providing ready-to-eat meals as a balanced food solution for Southern Nevada. Three Square’s charitable endeavors would not be possible without the generosity of people like Kutner.

Helping Nevada One Donation At A Time

Sorting Donations at a Food Bank

Adam Kutner, the leading Las Vegas personal injury attorney, wanted a way to give back to local causes that he felt passionate about. This desire led him to create an organization that would provide both time and resources to charitable organizations to allow them to further help those in need. Kutner’s initiative, Adam Kutner Cares, is dedicated to partnering with organizations in Las Vegas that are committed to making a difference in the lives of members of the community.

As a longtime advocate for the Las Vegas homeless and hungry population, Kutner considers his partnership with Three Square to be one of his most important. Kutner’s donations coupled with the inspiring efforts of Three Square Food Bank have impacted the lives of many community residents.

“Las Vegas is my home, and it’s my responsibility to help improve the community as much as I can,” Kutner said. “I enjoy helping those I can, and also feel an obligation to contribute to improve the lives of those who live in Las Vegas.”

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Attorney Adam Kutner Renews Commitment to Desert Gray Matters 5K for Third Straight Year

LAS VEGAS, NV, April 13, 2017 – Adam Kutner, leading personal injury attorney and dedicated proponent of brain tumor research, will serve as a sponsor for the Desert Gray Matters 5k Walk & Run for the third straight year. The sponsorship is a small part of a larger, ongoing effort by Mr. Kutner to provide relief for members of the Las Vegas community.

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Attorney Adam Kutner Renews “Helping Future Lawyers” Scholarship Program

LAS VEGAS, NV, February 9, 2017 – In an effort to make a college education more affordable and build the future of the legal profession, attorney Adam Kutner has announced the renewal of his “Helping Future Lawyers” Scholarship. The scholarship awards $2,500 to one deserving student and is open to all current and incoming college enrollees.

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Attorney Adam Kutner Empowers Youth to Stand Up to Bullying

LAS VEGAS, NV, December 13, 2016 – As a part of his continued commitment to educating, empowering, and defending children, Las Vegas injury attorney Adam Kutner recently sponsored the Nevada Child Seekers Youth Empowerment Festival. The event provided education and support for elementary and middle school children in an effort to put an end to bullying.

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Adam S. Kutner Team Doubles Down on Catholic Charities Involvement

LAS VEGAS, NV, November 16, 2016 – In an effort to lend further support to deserving charities throughout the Las Vegas Valley, employees of Attorney Adam Kutner recently made a visit to Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, their second in as many months.

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Adam Kutner Donates $500 in Goods to Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV, October 4, 2016 – Las Vegas injury attorney Adam Kutner has teamed up with another local charity, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, to deliver food and other goods to hungry families in Las Vegas.

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Attorney Adam Kutner Sponsors Las Vegas Indoor Soccer Tournament

It’s not every day you have the opportunity to be involved with a lighthearted, competitive community event, but that was exactly the case when Adam Kutner & Associates signed on as a sponsor of the Copa Latina Soccer Tournament in Summerlin.

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Adam Kutner & Associates Team with Threesquare to Help Feed Hungry Las Vegans

LAS VEGAS, NV, September 13, 2016 – In a continued effort to serve the Las Vegas community, attorney Adam S. Kutner has teamed with Threesquare to deliver over $500 worth of non-perishable food items to those in need.

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Attorney Adam Kutner Launches New Website, Focusing On Community Involvement

LAS VEGAS, NV, July 28, 2016 – Attorney Adam Kutner, the leading personal injury lawyer in the Las Vegas area, has announced the launch of his new community-centered website, AdamKutnerCares.com. The website will focus on bringing awareness to area charities and connecting visitors with opportunities to improve their communities.

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