Kellye Testy Named to the Honorary Committee for the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc.’s (CLEO) 50th Anniversary

January 12, 2018
Largo, MD

U.S. Congressional Representatives, corporate executives, legal scholars, social justice activists, and legal practitioners are all part of the Honorary Committee for the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc.’s (CLEO) 50th Anniversary. In celebrating the theme, “The CLEO EDGE: 50 Years of Championing Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the Legal Profession,” CLEO has selected as committee members:

Honorary Committee

CLEO will salute its history with a gala reception in Washington, DC, on November 15, 2018; and regional receptions honoring 50 individuals/organizations that share and support key pillars of the CLEO mission: the “Education” Reception (Houston, TX, April 26, 2018); the “Diversity” Reception (San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2018); and the “Greater Equality” Reception (New York, NY, September 12, 2018).

  • The Honorable Nanette Diaz Barragán
    U.S. House Of Representatives
  • Clarissa Cerda
    Pindrop Security, Inc.
  • Paulette Dodson
    PetSmart, Inc./PetSmart Charities
  • The Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee
    U.S. House Of Representatives
  • Victor Mcteer
    Civil Rights Attorney
  • Karen Roberts
    Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Leo Romero
    University Of New Mexico School Of Law
  • Frank E.A. Sander
    Harvard Law School
  • Bryan A. Stevenson
    Equal Justice Initiative
  • Paul Tagliabue
    National Football League
  • Kellye Y. Testy
    Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
  • Cleophus Thomas, Jr.
  • Simone Wu
    Choice Hotels International, Inc.


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Prelaw Programs Operations
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About the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc.

CLEO, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to diversifying the legal profession by expanding legal education opportunities for persons from traditionally under-represented racial and ethnic groups, low-income, and disadvantaged communities. Founded in 1968, when the number of lawyers of color was less than one percent, CLEO has produced more than 10,000 alumni who have excelled in every area of the legal profession and include judges, corporate attorneys, law school deans and professors, practitioners, politicians and more. 2018 is CLEO’s golden anniversary. More information about CLEO’s 50th Anniversary can be found at

About the Law School Admission Council

LSAC’s mission is to advance law and justice by encouraging diverse, talented individuals to study law and by supporting their enrollment and learning journeys from prelaw through practice.

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