ABA Forum on Franchising takes nominations for 2017 John Baer scholarship

Once again, the ABA Forum on Franchising will be recognizing former Greensfelder partner John Baer through the award of a scholarship in his name.

The John R. F. Baer Scholarship for International Civility and Professionalism will be awarded to a member of the Forum on Franchising who has demonstrated an interest in international practice in the field of franchise and distribution law and has demonstrated civility and professionalism in the practice of law. Applications should include:

  • A personal statement of interest and experience in the international practice of franchise and distribution law (which may include through writing or speaking);
  • A description of ways in which the applicant has demonstrated professionalism and civility across geographic borders; and
  • At least two letters of recommendation, which must include letters from practicing lawyers in at least two countries.

The scholarship will provide for free tuition and a travel stipend of $1,000 for attendance at the ABA Forum on Franchising Annual Meeting, scheduled for Oct. 18-20, 2017, in Palm Desert, California. Nominations are due July 21, 2017, and should be directed to Karen Satterlee at Karen.Satterlee@Hilton.com.