The scholarship fund was founded by Jackson Kelly and John L. McClaugherty in honor of law professor Forest Jackson “Jack” Bowman. This high academic honor is awarded to a first-year student who must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.4 (on a 4.0 scale), and rank in the 75th percentile, or higher, on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Second- and third-year recipients must have at least a “B” average in law school to receive (or renew) the scholarship.
Jackson Kelly’s longstanding relationship with WVU College of Law has included the creation of theWVU Law William T. O’Farrell Conference Room, and of the Jackson Kelly Professorship.
Client Focus, Industry Insight, National Reputation. Jackson Kelly PLLC is a national law firm with more than 200 attorneys located in eleven offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Colorado and the District of Columbia. Focusing on clients’ industry-specific needs, the Firm serves a wide variety of corporate and public clients and enjoys a national reputation in business, labor and employment, litigation, government contracts, tax, safety and health, permitting, natural resource and environmental law. The Firm’s clients and peers recognize its commitment to providing superior client service as Jackson Kelly has repeatedly been selected as a Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies in the U.S. and is regularly named to BTI’s Client Service A-Team.