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Widener Law Commonwealth for First Responders

We are a law school that works for first responders.  First responders put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe.  At Widener Law Commonwealth, we are dedicated to supporting these heroes as they pursue their educational goals.


Learn about Widener Law Commonwealth's commitment to provide first responders with expert and expedited assistance in the law school admissions process.  

Scholarships for First Responders

Widener Law Commonwealth offers an array of scholarship opportunities including the Page, Wolfberg & Wirth Emergency Services Annual Scholarship.


The Law and Government Institute is dedicated to the study of government law. The Institute helps students prepare for careers in public service by exploring how government works and the roles that lawyers play in making and implementing law. First responders bring a unique background and expansive skill set that helps enrich the Institute and enables first responders to find career paths that are reflective of their goals, values and skills. 

First Responder Student and Alumni Profiles

We are proud of our first responder students and alumni. They understand what it takes to serve their communities and pursue a legal education. Read about their journeys in their own words.   

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Doug Wolfberg ’96

From First Responder to the First Responder's Attorney. 

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John Logan ’06

John Logan wears many hats. Attorney. CEO. Father. Husband. First Responder. 

Read more about John's story...