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—TomDave Shrager successfully lobbied for my felony charge to be completely withdrawn. His services were worth every dime. A highly personable, intelligent, and competent attorney, I would recommend Dave Shrager to my closest friends and family without hesitation.
—RonDave knows the system better than any lawyer in Pittsburgh due to his family's local and long-standing practice, and it was evident in the positive manner in which the judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers responded to Dave's arguments on my behalf.
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Shrager Defense Attorneys 2024 Scholarship

Shrager Defense Attorneys is happy to announce its 2024 scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to one student applicant in the amount of $2,500.

All eligible applicants will be considered, and the recipient of the scholarship will be chosen based upon their submitted essay.  As described below, the deadline for submission is October 15, 2024 and the winner will be announced November 15, 2024.

Essay Topic: Benefits of Academia

Besides the knowledge gained through taking classes, what have you learned through your academic experiences (both inside and outside of the classroom) that you feel will facilitate your future life and professional goals? Describe the circumstances under which you gained this knowledge.

Eligibility Information

In order to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Currently be enrolled in a course of study at any accredited college or university (undergraduate or graduate degree program) anywhere in the United States, and
  • Hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application Information and Submission Deadline

Please do NOT directly contact the office in regard to the scholarship – all correspondence must be sent to

To apply for the 2024 scholarship, please submit the following to by October 15, 2024.

  • Resume with updated contact information;
  • Your spring or summer 2024 educational transcript;
  • A 500-750 word essay describing the topic discussed above.

No phone calls, please. If you have questions please send them to

Awarding the Scholarship

The winner will be notified on November 15, 2024. The scholarship check will be sent directly to your university’s or college’s financial aid office.

About Shrager Defense Attorneys

We are a criminal defense law firm located in Pittsburgh, PA. Since 1967 our law firm has protected the rights of individuals throughout Western Pennsylvania. If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges and needs our help, please contact us 24/7.