As a criminal justice law firm, J. Ryan Brown Law, LLC is passionate about upholding individual rights and discussing changes in legislation. Each year, our firm offers the Fight For Freedom Scholarship for students to discuss pieces of legislation that have been under recent controversy and explain why they should be abolished or kept in place. Our scholarship’s purpose is to award one student with $1,000 to help contribute towards their education. Below are our past scholarship winners:

2022 Winner: Meredith Buttler

Biography: A South Carolina native and graduate of Chapin High School and Winthrop University, Meredith Buttler spent several years traveling the country with her husband during his active duty naval career. Following years in non-profit work, Ms. Buttler returned to her home state and in 2016 joined the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and serves as the administrator for six healthcare professional licensing boards. Dedicated to providing quality government service programs, she is currently enrolled in the University of Southern California’s doctoral program in Organizational Change and Leadership. Outside of work and school, Ms. Buttler enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children on their small hobby farm.

Reaction Statement: “Being selected as the winner of the J. Ryan Brown Law, LLC’s 2022 Fight for Freedom Scholarship is a great honor. As a full-time working mother and military spouse, returning to school presents significant time and financial challenges. This scholarship greatly assists me in achieving my educational and professional goal while continuing to provide for my family.”

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