LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Myles L. Berman, whose gift since 1999 established the Top Gun DUI Defense Attorney® Myles L. Berman® Endowed Scholarship, announces third year student Marino Branes as the recipient for the 2013-2014 academic year. This scholarship is managed by Chicago-Kent College of Law and the endowment provides financial assistance to students from Southern California based on academic merit and financial need.
Originally from Peru, Mr. Branes spent time in the Marine Corp while completing his college studies. After graduating, he chose Chicago-Kent primarily because of its location and writing program. Mr. Branes describes his experience at IIT Chicago-Kent as transformative and is maintaining a general focus of studies with the expectation to graduate in 2014 with a Juris Doctorate law degree.
"My hope is not only to provide financial support to a deserving student, but also the much-needed encouragement of a promising future lawyer," comments Berman. "Marino is a very impressive young man and with his dedication to professional success, I look forward to his future achievements," Berman adds.
MYLES L. BERMAN graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1979 and the University of Illinois in 1976. He was admitted to the State Bar of Illinois in 1980 and the State Bar of California in 1987. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Federal District Court-Northern District of Illinois, the Federal District Court-Central District of California, the Federal District Court-Northern District of California and the Federal District Court-Southern District of California. As a criminal defense attorney since 1982, Myles L. Berman (a.k.a. Miles Berman) is a successful, aggressive DUI / Drunk Driving defense lawyer with a national reputation for successfully representing many of his clients charged with DUI / Drunk Driving in Southern California. Myles Berman (a.k.a. Miles Burman) lectures extensively in the area of defending people accused of DUI / Drunk Driving before various Bar associations, law schools, police agencies and criminal defense lawyers' associations.
Chicago-Kent College of Law is the law school of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), a private, Ph.D.-granting institution with programs in engineering, psychology, architecture, business, design and law. With almost 1,000 students, Chicago-Kent College of Law offers full-time and part-time J.D. and LL.M. degree programs as well as joint-degree programs with other IIT units, including Stuart School of Business.
SOURCE Law Offices of Myles L. Berman