Support the Legacy of Gary Neil Kravitz:
Donate to the Memorial Scholarship


Portrait of Gary Neil Kravitz, 1956-2023.Gary Neil Kravitz was not just an educator; he was a guiding light for countless law students at St. Thomas University Benjamin L. Crump College of Law. With a remarkable career that spanned from mentoring future lawyers to contributing significantly to legal education, his impact was immeasurable.

As Director of the Legal Writing Program, faculty advisor to the Moot Court Competition Team, and past president of the Federal Bar Association, Gary’s dedication to legal excellence was unwavering. He inspired students to understand that legal writing, like storytelling, could captivate minds and advocate for justice.

Remembered for his kindness, compassion, and unwavering ethics, Gary Neil Kravitz was not only an exceptional educator but a true friend to all. His legacy lives on through The Gary Neil Kravitz Memorial Scholarship, established to honor his life’s work and values.

Scholarship Criteria:

The University will utilize these criteria for selecting scholarship recipients:

  1. First Generation: The recipient student(s) must be “first generation,” which means that no ancestor (parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent) previously attained a college degree.
  2. Financial Need: The recipient student(s) must have financial need and must be entering their second or third year of law school.
  3. Strong Writing Skills: The recipient student(s) must have strong writing skills, as demonstrated by their performance in the Legal Writing Program.
  4. Involvement in Legal Community: The recipient student(s) must be involved in the Peter T. Fay Inn of Court and/or The Honorable Peter R. Palermo Mentorship Program.

A faculty committee shall meticulously evaluate candidates based on these criteria and select deserving recipients. The scholarship award(s) will be presented in honor of Professor Gary N. Kravitz, reflecting his commitment to nurturing legal talent and promoting excellence.

Your support can carry forward his teachings and ensure that deserving law students continue to receive the guidance and education that Gary held dear. By donating to the scholarship fund, you become a part of his legacy, contributing to the growth of future generations of lawyers who embody the same virtues he championed.

Join us in celebrating Gary Neil Kravitz’s remarkable life by making a contribution to the scholarship that bears his name. Every donation, regardless of its size, is a meaningful step toward preserving his memory and fostering the qualities he held in high esteem.

Donate today and help us keep Gary’s spirit alive in the hearts and minds of aspiring legal professionals. Together, we can make a lasting impact that echoes through generations.


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