Sponsored Scholarships 2021

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Woodruff Johnson & Evans Sponsored Scholarships for 2021

The personal injury attorneys at Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices have dedicated their lives to helping injured Illinoisans throughout the state. More than this, we strive to give back to our community whenever we can. Our attorneys and staff regularly take part in various charitable events in Aurora, Champaign, Chicago, and the surrounding areas. We also consistently donate our time, money, and efforts to organizations and charities that provide for those in need in our community.
Additionally, as part of our efforts to give back, we are proud to offer a number of scholarships. We strongly believe in the value of a solid education and in helping the next generation obtain this education. In fact, many of our attorneys lead classes, seminars, and make presentations on a variety of topics, including work-related injuries, workers’ compensation law updates, workers’ rights, trial advocacy, and more.

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WOODRUFF JOHNSON & EVANS $1,000 LAW STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP Joint venture with DuPage Bar Foundation

The Woodruff Johnson & Evans $1,000 Law Student Scholarship in conjunction with the DuPage Bar Foundation is tentatively scheduled to be awarded on April 15, 2021 in Wheaton. General eligibility requirements include: must have completed one full year (24 hours) of law school by the interview date on March 27, 2021; must reside in or have established connections to DuPage County; and must demonstrate financial need. This scholarship is a joint venture between the foundation and the law firm.

Click Here for the 2021 Woodruff Johnson & Evans $1,000 Law Student Scholarship Application. Deadline March 15, 2021

Burroughs Education Scholarship

The 4th Annual BURROUGHS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP: $2,500 FOR COLLEGE Opportunities For College-Bound Seniors

As part of this commitment to our communities, we proudly sponsor the Burroughs Education Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is available for college bound seniors with a parent or legal guardian who is a school employee.
The Burroughs Education Scholarship is named in honor of Dr. Stacy Burroughs. Before retirement, Dr. Burroughs dedicated his career to training, representing and advocating for school employees. This scholarship recognizes the dedication and hard work of school employees by assisting their children in their educational pursuits.
Applicants of the 2021 Burroughs Education Scholarship must meet the following requirements:
  • Be a graduating high school senior heading to college.
  • Have at least one parent or legal guardian who is a school employee.
The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, career goals, and character.

Application deadline is January 31, 2021. Apply Now!

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Russ Haugen and Woodruff Johnson & Evans Have Been My Attorneys For a Couple Different Cases.

Russ (and his firm Woodruff Johnson & Evans) has been my attorney during  a couple different cases. I have been extremely pleased with Russ’ work. He answers calls and always follows up even if there has been no movement on your case. I believe he’s personable and he gets to know his clients and going […]

Teresa D.

Attorney Leandro Alhambra Was Very Responsive to Adressing My Concerns. I Didn’t Have to Worry About Anything

I was so impressed by Lee’s responsiveness during such a long and potentially confusing process. I never had to worry about anything during the entire case.

Torianna L.

Thank You Mr. Jay Johnson and May God Bless You.

Thank you so much, Mr. Jay Johnson! I was very pleased with your service. If I need legal help in the future, I will call on you again. If I know of someone who needs legal help, I will give them your number. Thank You and May God Bless You.

Carolyn G.

When Russell Haugen took my case, I never had to follow-up as he ensured that I was always updated on the status.

It was a very long process for me as I started my case with one of their former colleagues then it was assigned to Russell Haugen, who worked diligently to finalize the case. From the beginning, he took the necessary time to clearly explain the position of the case, the potential timing of all the […]

Beverly F

Great Team of Lawyers

Attorney Dexter Evans is a part of a great team of lawyers and staff at Woodruff Johnson & Evans. They really get the job done. Excellent communication and great outcomes. I definitely recommend them for any injury cases anyone may have.

Travion H

From day one, Russell Haugen and Woodruff Johnson & Evans handled the work comp case with empathy and diligence. Highly recommended.

I would definitely recommend Woodruff Johnson & Evans to anyone I know that need legal help with a worker’s comp issue. From day one I’ve felt comfortable and was always kept informed on what was going on with my case. Mr. Haugen was always pleasant and empathetic to my case and worked diligently. I would […]

Shelia W

Jay Johnson is a good communicator and speaks to his clients in a language they can understand.

Jay always answers or returns my calls promptly. Jay is able to share information about my claim in a non-lawyer kind of way.

Chris J.

Fighting for My Workers Compensation with Attorney Lee Alhambra Gave Me Peace Of Mind And Victory.

I Had A Nasty Tumble/Fall On A Cushioned Mat Behind A Desk At Work. I Had Been Totally Misinformed And Misled By Employers About Making A Full Recovery And Legal Processes. I Did Not Understand Any Legal Issues. I Contacted Woodruff Johnson & Evans And Spoke With Leandro A. Alhambra. Lee Explained To Me How […]

Karen K

Jay Johnson Helped Me Through A Nightmare of a Lawsuit

I just want to thank Woodruff Johnson & Evans Attorney Jay Johnson and his legal secretary, Annie,  for helping me through this whole lawsuit nightmare. I appreciate your time and effort, and YES, I would  highly recommend you to anyone.

Tammy B

It was a pleasure working with Russell Haugen and the legal team at Woodruff Johnson & Evans!

It was a pleasure working with Russ and his team!!! They explained everything thoroughly and helped me with all my needs during this difficult time! I was happy with the outcome, they were a great referral to me and I will gladly refer this office on to others!

Noelia M.
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