Crowe & Dunlevy Diversity Scholars Program

"The Diversity Scholars Program is a reflection of Crowe & Dunlevy's long-standing commitment to enhancing the diversity of the legal profession. Lawyers play an essential role in maintaining the rule of law and it's important the composition of the legal profession mirror the community that it serves." 

Jimmy K. Goodman
Diversity Committee Chair Emeritus

"As a firm, we have a long history of dedicating ourselves to creating opportunities and empowering others. Through this diversity, we stimulate a culture of creativity and inclusiveness for the betterment of and service to our clients, profession, community and firm as a whole."

William H. Hoch
Diversity Committee Chair Emeritus

Since the program’s inception at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2005, the Crowe & Dunlevy Diversity Scholars Program has assisted 22 law students with financial assistance of more than $240,000. The program commenced at the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2012.

Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, need and commitment to the law. Scholarships may be renewed for a recipient in each of the two remaining years of law school, based on satisfactory progress and performance. The scholarship recipients are awarded $2,000 per semester for a total commitment of $10,000 per recipient.

2016 Diversity Scholars Program Scholarship Recipients

Crowe & Dunlevy has selected University of Tulsa College of Law student Michelle Kruse and University of Oklahoma College of Law students Matt Bjork and Tiffany Guillot as 2016 Diversity Scholars Program scholarship recipients.

Scholarship recipient Michelle Kruse


2016 OU Law Minority Scholars
Pictured above are attorneys Jimmy K. Goodman, Christopher M. Staine and Timila S. Rother; scholarship recipients Tiffany Guillot and Matthew Bjork; and attorneys Anthony Hendricks, William H. Hoch and Andre' B. Caldwell. 

“We are very proud to support the next generation of legal professionals through our Diversity Scholars Program, and Michelle is another outstanding example of a student who shows great promise,” said Crowe & Dunlevy attorney and Diversity Committee Vice-Chair Susan Huntsman. Michelle obtained a master’s degree in dispute resolution from Southern Methodist University in Plano, Texas, and a Bachelor of Science in crime and justice from The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson, Texas. She currently attends the University of Tulsa College of Law in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

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Matt Bjork has a bachelor’s degree in American studies from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he graduated in the top 15 percent of his class. He most recently interned with the Colorado State Public Defender’s Office, previously served as development director for KIPP Reach College Preparatory and served in a number of roles with Teach for America in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

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At OU Law, Tiffany Guillot is a 1L Section Representative and member of the Black Law Student Association, the Christian Legal Society and Public Interest Law Student Association. Guillot received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she founded the Pre-Law Society and was vice president of the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. Her most recent experience includes serving as a legal intern for the Norman City Attorney’s Office and the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals.

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