Detroit Mercy Law Student Rita Soka awarded scholarship from Wolverine Bar Association

May 04, 2022

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law third year student Rita Soka was recently awarded the Harlan Scholarship from the Wolverine Bar Association.

“As a minority law student, my primary mission is to help other law students like me gain access to the resources offered by Detroit Mercy Law and the legal community, and to increase diversity in the legal field,” Soka explained. Currently, Soka is a law clerk at Seacrest Wardle in Detroit.

“It is an honor to be recognized for my leadership and commitment to my community.”

Soka has received numerous awards and scholarships throughout her time at Detroit Mercy Law. She is on the Associate Board of the Moot Court Board of Advocates and is a member of the Dean’s Fellows Program.