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Curcio Law Announces Bi-annual $1,500 Scholarship

Over the past few decades, the expense of higher education has sky-rocketed, making it more difficult than ever for some students to reach their scholastic goals. Attorney Thomas Curcio fully appreciates the value of higher education, as well as the enormous investment of time and capital that comes with achieving it.

As a result, Curcio Law is offering students a chance to compete for a $1,500 college scholarship to help them offset educational costs. Application and eligibility details can be found below.


In order to be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled in a college, university or law school.
  • Prospective freshmen must have an acceptance letter from a recognized institution.
  • If under 18 years old, have the permission of a parent or guardian to apply.

The Application Process

In order to apply, applicants must submit an essay to [email protected] on the following topic:

How best to address the problem of distracted driving?

Submissions should be in Microsoft.doc or .docx format and should be between 750 and 1000 words.

A demonstrated understanding of the issues associated with distracted driving today will be considered in determining the winner.

Originality is required, and all submitted essays with be checked for plagiarism. A plagiarized essay will not be considered.

Applicants must provide:

  • Full name
  • Age
  • Home mailing address
  • Preferred telephone number
  • Current email address
  • Name of school where scholarship will be applied
  • Course of study
  • Projected year of graduation.


Fall Semester Deadline: July 31, 2020

Spring Semester Deadline: January 15, 2021

Award Announcement

The scholarship winner will be notified directly approximately 14 days after the submission deadline.


By submitting an entry, Curcio Law reserves the right to use and distribute the submitted material at its discretion. The entrants agree that Curcio Law has permission to use their name, image and any material provided for marketing purposes. The awarded scholarship will be sent directly to the school in the recipient’s honor.

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Thomas J. Curcio

Tom Curcio, the driving force behind Curcio Law, is a dedicated trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience in Northern Virginia. He has dedicated his career to representing people who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own. He works tirelessly to obtain the compensation his clients are legally entitled to…

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Rakin Hamad

Rakin Hamad is a graduate of the George Mason Law School and joined Curcio Law as an associate in August 2018. Rakin works closely with Tom Curcio and staff in preparing cases from the initial client meeting through trial and has been a perfect fit for the firm. During law school, Rakin interned at the…

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Justin Curcio

Justin Curcio received his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2015, where he was awarded an academic scholarship. During law school, he worked for the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office and the law firm of Bartlett, McDonough & Monaghan, LLP. Justin also spent a semester studying law at the University of Glasgow…

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Julia Martinez

Julia Martinez, a Florida native, joined Curcio Law as a paralegal in 2013. She began her legal career in 1998 working at a personal injury firm that primarily handled automobile accidents, slip and falls, and products liability cases. Then, in 2008 she expanded her knowledge by working at two other law firms. She obtained her…

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Kathy McAfee
Office Manager

As the firm’s office manager, Kathy McAfee is dedicated to making sure the office runs smoothly and that the team has what it needs by way of resources, technology, and supplies to best serve our clients. Kathy graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from Roanoke College in 1986 and afterward, returned to Alexandria. She began…

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