Named in honor of Jim and Beverly Carrigan, this scholarship funds one recipient's attendance at a NITA program. Funds are awarded to a recipient who meets NITA’s need-based qualification, giving strong preference to a lawyer in public service such as a deputy district attorney or public defender.
Jim Carrigan, one of NITA’s founders and a brilliant lawyer, judge, and leader and a proud Colorado native, passed away in 2014. Throughout his work in private practice, being a law professor, and becoming a U.S. district court judge, Carrigan’s professional accomplishments are highly known and respected. He paired this with his love for education, love for Colorado, and most especially love for his family to leave a lasting mark on people’s lives and on the legal community.
To read more about Jim Carrigan, click here and here.