HARRISBURG (Sept. 18, 2020) — Travis Murray, a third year student at Penn State Dickinson Law in Carlisle, is the recipient of the fourth Louise Hoffmeyer-Overmiller Scholarship, a $6,000 annual award created by Dickinson Law alumnus William F. Hoffmeyer, Hoffmeyer & Semmelman LLC in York and Shrewsbury.
The scholarship was founded in honor and in memory of Hoffmeyer’s daughter “Louie,” whose vigor, good humor and inner drive were on display daily as the law firm’s office manager and vice president and title officer for the York Abstracting Company.
The Louise Hoffmeyer-Overmiller Scholarship is presented to a 3L Dickinson Law student who possesses a grade point average of no less than 3.3, financial need and a “fire in the belly” for the law.
At Dickinson, Murray is in the top 10% of his class. He is associate editor of Dickinson Law Review, a contracts tutor, a contributor to the Dickinson Law Legal Prescription blog and recipient of CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Problem Solving II: The Lawyer as Writer; Health Law & Policy.
Murray is currently a research assistant for medical assistance access to addiction medication-assisted treatment programs in various states at Dickinson Law and a per diem hospital pharmacist at Penn State Health. He previously served as a summer associate this year at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP.
After graduating and obtaining his law license, Murray plans to practice intellectual property law.
Murray received a B.S. and Doctor of Pharmacy, cum laude, from University of the Sciences— Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. He is licensed by the Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy.
The Louise Hoffmeyer-Overmiller Scholarship is administered by the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, the charitable affiliate of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. The foundation’s Named Scholarship Program works with individual attorneys and legal organizations to realize unique charitable interests that are consistent with the foundation’s mission to improve the public’s understanding of the law and to strengthen the network of attorneys working to ensure that Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable citizens have access to the legal system, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, visit www.pabarfoundation.org.