Christensen Law Awards 2018 Distracted Driving Scholarship to Alexis Williams
By: Christensen Law
In its third year, this scholarship was developed as part of Christensen's Law commitment to helping students who are in need of financial assistance pay for college, while raising awareness about the tragic impact of distracted driving.
"Whether it's reading a text or changing the radio station, distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic that can lead to devastating accidents," said David Christensen, founder of Christensen Law. "As a Michigan car accident attorney, we've seen the tragic effects of distracted driving firsthand." Thousands of people (https://www.davidchristensenlaw.com/
Williams' essay was a personal account of the dangers of distracted driving, as she remembered a friend and fellow cheerleader lost to a distracted driving accident in 2016. She went on to explain how this experience affects her to this day, and keeps her from using her phone behind the wheel.
"I think that for some people, distracted driving needs to hit them deeply and personally,"
Christensen Law received 125 entries for this year's scholarship. Williams' essay was picked for its clear understanding of the topic, and dedication to preventing further tragedy. Williams will be using the scholarship at the University of Texas in Austin, where she is studying Stage Management.
Christensen Law is a personal injury law firm that specializes in helping victims of automobile and truck accidents. For more info visit: http://www.davidchristensenlaw.com/
Founder David Christensen earned his law degree, with honors, as well as a Master's Degree from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the Council of Chief Justices Civil Justice Initiative. Christensen testifies before the Michigan legislature, and his expertise has led to appointments to key positions that affect the development of Michigan's no-fault law. In 2018, Best Lawyers named Christensen a 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for Personal Injury Litigation in the Detroit area and in 2012, he was chosen as a "Leader in the Law" by Michigan Lawyer's Weekly.
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