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2011 - Rachel Timm, Creighton University School of Law

The Bennett G. Hornstein Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Rachel Timm for the 2011-2012 school year. She graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha with a major in speech communication.  Timm attends Creighton University School of Law.

After graduating from law school in 2013, Timm plans to advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as a legal aid attorney or prosecutor.  She works as a domestic violence and sexual assault shelter advocate at Catholic Charities Phoenix House in Council Bluffs, Iowa, answering the crisis line and mediating client disputes.  Timm also has experience working with youth as a special education paraprofessional, leadership trainer and coach.  

During her first year of law school, Timm made the Dean’s List.  She received awards for highest grades in civil procedures, torts, and legal research classes.  Timm also achieved first place in a client counseling competition and won the Harry L. Welch Award for excellence in civil procedure.