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:
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.
Bernetta J. Hayes
Prelaw Programs Operations
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 https://cleoinc.org/50.
About the Law School Admission Council
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that provides unique products and services to ease the admission process for law schools and their applicants worldwide. Currently, 222 law schools in the United States, Canada, and Australia are members of the Council and benefit from LSAC’s services, including the LSAT. Approximately 100,000 tests are administered annually at hundreds of testing centers worldwide. LSAC also processes academic credentials for an average of 60,000 law school applicants annually, funds diversity programs, publishes research, provides essential software and information for admission offices and applicants, conducts educational conferences for law school professionals and prelaw advisors, and provides many related services. For more information, visit LSAC.org, Official_LSAT on Twitter, or @LawSchoolAdmissionCouncil on Facebook.