Ged Lawyers’ $2,500 Award Honors Late Judge Edward Rodgers, Palm Beach County’s First African American Prosecutor and Judge

BOCA RATON, FL, June 18, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ged Lawyers is proud to announce Corrisa Malat as the recipient of the 2023 Legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers Scholarship. This scholarship, which awards $2,500 to the winner, honors the late Judge Edward Rodgers, Palm Beach County’s first African American prosecutor and judge.

Corrisa is a student at Portland State University and is set to graduate in June 2024. Originally from Sykesville, Maryland, she has demonstrated exceptional academic performance, leadership skills, and a profound commitment to justice and community service.

In her award-winning essay, Corrisa eloquently reflects on Judge Rodgers’s values and legacy, emphasizing the importance of diversity, equality, and perseverance in the legal profession.

“I have appreciated this opportunity to learn about the legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers, and will channel his inspiration as I work to earn my Masters in Social Work, and continue to serve others in my social work career,” Corrisa writes.

The Legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers Scholarship was established to support and encourage future leaders in the legal profession who embody the spirit of service and justice exemplified by Judge Rodgers. This scholarship is part of Ged Lawyers’ ongoing commitment to fostering educational opportunities and promoting social justice.

About Ged Lawyers

Ged Lawyers is a leading law firm in Boca Raton, FL, dedicated to providing comprehensive legal services with a commitment to excellence and justice. The firm is proud to honor Judge Edward Rodgers’s legacy through this scholarship, which supports the next generation of legal professionals.

For more information about the Legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers Scholarship and GED Lawyers’ initiatives, please visit Ged Lawyers’ website.

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