Doug Newell Scholarship

About the Scholarship

Jonathan Cole ’76 and Barbara Cole established the Professor Doug Newell Scholarship in 2009 to honor Professor Newell for mentoring Jonathan Cole and contributing substantially to his career success.

The Doug Newell Scholarship is given annually each spring semester to a law student at Lewis & Clark Law School. The scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s tuition for the academic year that follows his/her selection.

Criteria for applicants:
• At least one more year of law school remaining
• Financial Need
• Scholarly Achievement

About Doug Newell

Professor Newell served as a clerk in 1965-66 to the Honorable William Byrne, U.S. District Court. In private practice in Los Angeles and Glendale, California, from 1966 to 1971, he represented many large and small corporations, including banks and surety companies, and specialized in business and commercial law and civil litigation. He is a member of the California and Oregon State Bars.

On his most recent sabbatical, he served as a consultant to a Las Vegas law firm that specializes in entertainment and intellectual property matters. Professor Newell received his BA from Pomona College and his JD from Harvard University Law School. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Professor Newell is a six-time winner of the Leo Levenson Award for excellence in teaching.