Sept. 26, 2019 – Aris Hanchard Ferguson (’16) recently was named an ABA Young Lawyers Division Scholar for the 2019-2020 ABA year. Ferguson is currently at attorney in the securities and fraud division at Motley Rice in Charleston, South Carolina.
The YLD Scholarship Program represents the division’s commitment to encourage the participation of minority, solo/small firm, government, private sector, and military service attorneys in its activities. The program’s goal is to give participants an opportunity to become involved in the division’s work, provide opportunities for leadership roles, and enhance their knowledge about the division.
During the scholar year, scholars have the opportunity to interact, learn, and network with various division leaders, as well as, share ideas with their cohorts and gain new perspectives during scholar meetings at each conference. This year’s scholars class includes 16 young lawyers from various parts of the country.