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The Law Firm of John W. Tumelty invites all high school seniors in Cape May County and Atlantic County in NJ to enter to win a $1,000 scholarship to the four-year college of their choice. Applicants must submit an essay that will be judged by the law firm staff.*

A longtime resident of South Jersey, a former Atlantic County prosecutor and a local businessman for more than 30 years, criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty is providing an annual $1,000 scholarship essay contest because he knows the impact of obtaining a college degree. He believes, in this economy, smart, hard-working students can use some help paying for that important education.

We have selected 3 finalists for the Academic Achiever Scholarship:
Anika Buchanan – Middle Township High School
Aleva Parker – Ocean City High School
Allyson Winters – Toms River High School North

The winner of the Academic Achiever Scholarship is Aleva Parker of Ocean City High School!


The Law Firm of John W. Tumelty invites all aspiring lawyers across the country to apply for a $1,000 scholarship to the educational institution of their choice. John W. Tumelty has been practicing law for over 30 years and would like to help a smart, hard-working student with a passion for the law to pay for their education.

We have selected a winner for the Aspiring Attorney Scholarship:
Christina M. Isnardi, who will be attending the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.


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Seasoned criminal defense lawyer John W. Tumelty has three conveniently located offices in Atlantic City, Somers Point and Marmora, NJ. He serves clients in Atlantic, Ocean, Gloucester and Cape May counties and the Jersey Shore, including: Absecon, Atlantic City, Avalon, Cape May, Dennis Township, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Hamilton Township, Hammonton, Linwood, Lower Township, Margate, Middle Township, Northfield, Ocean City, Pleasantville, Sea Isle City, Somers Point, Stone Harbor, Upper Township, Ventnor and Wildwood.