St. Louis area corporate counsel collaborates with law students on diversity and legal profession pipeline initiatives

19 June 2018

THE ST. LOUIS AMERICAN — The St. Louis Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) celebrated its 2018 Diversity Summer Kickoff, a celebration and recognition of two ACC programs, on June 5 at the Anheuser Busch Tour Center.

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University of Maryland Carey Law selected for LSAC Diversity Matters Award for Innovation

11 June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CAREY SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law was awarded the Law School Admission Council’s 2018 Diversity Matters Award in the area of Innovation.

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Pre-Law Pipeline Program at University of Houston Law Center welcomes 2018 class

11 June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Members of the 2018 University of Houston Law Center’s Pre-Law Pipeline Program class were welcomed to campus with an orientation on Wednesday at the University of Houston Law Center. The program is now in its fourth year.

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Report: Women underrepresented in U.S. law firms

4 June 2018

FAST COMPANY — Law360’s 2018 Glass Ceiling Report found that women remain underrepresented among U.S. law firms, comprising just 36% of all attorneys.

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Northern Illinois University Law scholarship recipient Nehal Hindi shares her experiences

29 May 2018

NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — As a recipient of the Embracing Diversity Scholarship from the NIU College of Law, Nehal Hindi was able to spend her final year of law school getting a head start advocating for herself and others.

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Columbia Law student Bryon Malcom Honored with McGlinchey Stafford fellowship

29 May 2018

GLOBE NEWSWIRE — McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that it has awarded its 2018 1L Diversity Fellowship to Columbia Law 1L student, Bryson Malcolm.

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University of Virginia Law celebrates 2018 graduates

21 May 2018

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA SCHOOL OF LAW — Virginia Law student Nimrah Khan ’18 pursued an education far away from home that was not typical among young women in her Pakistani-immigrant community. She hopes to continue to help other young women and students strive for cultural inclusion in the legal profession.

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South Texas College of Law Houston 2018 graduate discusses overcoming life challenges on way to law degree

21 May 2018

SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE OF LAW HOUSTON — Earning a law degree is a significant accomplishment for any student, but for Shartory Brown – who will graduate May 19 from STCL Houston – the path to this triumph included conquering childhood homelessness, physical abuse, teenage pregnancy, and single motherhood, among other often debilitating life challenges.

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Howard Law launches Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center

21 May 2018

THE WASHINGTON INFORMER — Howard University School of Law has created the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center, headed by Justin Hansford, an associate professor at the school who will serve as the center’s executive director.

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UCLA Law professor Devon Carbado named American Bar Foundation Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law

14 May 2018

PUBLIC NOW — University of California, Los Angeles School of Law professor Devon Carbado has been named the 2018-19 William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law at the American Bar Foundation. The appointment is among the highest positions dedicated to the promotion of diversity and equality in the legal profession.

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