Local 24 Scholarship

By Peter DePaolis

Koonz McKenney Johnson & DePaolis is proud of recovering over $30 million in damages for asbestos victims and their families since 1986.  However our firm’s commitment to asbestos victims does not end when a settlement is reached.  For over 35 years Koonz McKenney Johnson & DePaolis has awarded two recipients with a four-year scholarship totaling $2,000 for college tuition and related expenses.  To date, we are proud to have awarded over $137,000 in scholarship funds to the children, grandchildren and spouses of Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Local #24 members.

The 2022 submission window is now open.  We invite qualified applicants to submit documentation for consideration by July 1, 2022 to the Union Business Office as outlined at this link.

About the Author
Peter DePaolis joined the firm in 1980 and has since represented a large number of individuals involved in automobile collisions, truck accidents, bus crashes, defective products, and medical malpractice cases. A significant portion of Mr. DePaolis’ practice is devoted to working on behalf of people suffering from asbestosis, mesothelioma, and other asbestos-related cancers. He has led his firm’s fight against the asbestos industry and has recovered over $30 million in damages for asbestos victims and their families.