$10,000 to be Awarded to Warren County Seniors

February 1, 2010 - WARREN COUNTY, Ohio - The local law firm of Rittgers & Rittgers is giving back to the Warren County community in a generous way. Through an annual high school essay contest, Rittgers & Rittgers will award four scholarships totaling $10,000 to deserving high school seniors in Warren County Ohio. Between now and April 1, students can go to to apply.

Partners Charles H. Rittgers and Ellen Rittgers said, "We want to honor our nation's founding principles by rewarding hard work and excellence within the Warren County public schools."

Recipients of the Rittgers & Rittgers Annual Scholarship will be chosen based on their ability to demonstrate an understanding of, and a commitment to, the principles of the United States Constitution, including freedom, progress and justice. This year, they will be asked to: Discuss how verdicts compensating injured individuals in civil trials in the American judicial system protect the community and public from preventable danger.

Rittgers & Rittgers is a family owned law firm which serves southwest Ohio through its offices in Lebanon, West Chester and Cincinnati. Rittgers & Rittgers consistently earns the highest professional and ethical rating from the nation's leading attorney rating service. The firm concentrates on criminal defense, family law, and personal injury.