FAMU Law alumna Zsa’Queria Martin’s High NY Bar Score

FAMU Law alumna Zsa’Queria Martin’s High NY Bar Score

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ORLANDO, Fla – Zsa’Queria Martin studied extremely hard for her New York Bar Exam. The Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law alumna says her hard work paid off when she scored very well on the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE).
Martin thanks her support system for believing in her ability to succeed. “Thank you, GOD, for protecting me and allowing me to trust the process,” said Greenville, South Carolina native Martin. “Thank you to my village. Thank you to my ancestors and prayer warriors.”
“Martin’s score is outstanding,” said FAMU Law Interim Director of Academic Success & Bar Preparation Eurilynne Williams. “She took one exam and made herself eligible for admission to practice in every UBE jurisdiction.”
Martin’s outstanding performance on the bar exam ultimately entitles her to apply to practice in 41 UBE jurisdictions.
For now, the Class of 2023 alumna has her heart set on practicing law in New York. She accepted a position as criminal defense attorney for The Bronx Defenders. Martin is already in the courtroom making a difference.
The UBE is coordinated by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, a not-for-profit corporation that develops licensing tests for bar admission and provides character and fitness investigations.

 

 

About FAMU Law
The Florida A&M University College of Law was founded as a division in 1949. The college is currently located in downtown Orlando—near county and federal courthouses, and major law firms. Its mission is to serve as a beacon of hope and catalyst for change by providing access to excellent educational training opportunities for generations of students who seek to serve the needs of traditionally under-served people and communities. The college is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and provides full-time and part-time programs that focus on experiential learning experiences via the classroom, clinical programs, and co-curricular activities.

 

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