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March 14, 2024

IAALS and LSAC to Develop Updated Model of Lawyer Skills and Competencies

IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, and the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), today announced a new joint project — Foundations 2.0 — designed to provide a comprehensive updated view of the skills and competencies new lawyers need to succeed and serve clients well in the rapidly evolving legal profession.
March 16, 2022

LSAC Launches Program to Offer New, Holistic Pathway to Law School

The Law School Admission Council announced today a bold initiative that will offer undergraduate students a new, holistic pathway to law school. LSAC’s new Legal Education Program will help students develop the skills necessary for success in law, navigate the law school admission process, and build a supportive community of belonging in law.  

March 2, 2022

Acquisition of Law School Transparency Strengthens LSAC LawHub Offerings

The Law School Admission Council announced today the expansion of its LawHub offerings through the acquisition of Law School Transparency, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing innovative tools that help aspiring law school students make informed decisions about their legal education future. As part of this expansion, Law School Transparency’s co-founder and executive director, Kyle McEntee, has joined LSAC’s growing LawHub team as senior director for prelaw solutions. 

July 15, 2021

LSAC Expands Support for Individuals From Prelaw Through Practice

LawHub to serve as central to this mission

LSAC, a champion for access and equity in legal education for more than 75 years, announced today that it is broadening its support for law school candidates across a wider range of the prelaw through practice journey by expanding its offerings and programming through LSAC LawHub®.

March 10, 2021

LSAC Welcomes New Chief Diversity Officer

The Law School Admission Council, a champion for quality, access, and equity in law and education, has named Angela Winfield as its chief diversity officer. Winfield will be joining LSAC this May and at a pivotal period for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the legal profession. She will help shape the future of LSAC, of law and education, and of access to justice. She will also lead DEI initiatives to help students from underrepresented groups find pathways into the legal profession.

August 26, 2020

Law and Legal Education and the Challenges of 2020: A Conversation with Dean Jenny Martinez of Stanford Law School

Free Webinar Open to the Public on August 31: Kellye Testy, president and CEO of LSAC, will conduct an in-depth interview with Dean Martinez, the Richard E. Lang Professor of Law at Stanford, and Ken Randall, the president and founder of iLaw, will facilitate the discussion.
March 24, 2020

LSAC Announces Two Scholarships for LSAT—India™ Test Takers

NEW DELHI, INDIA – The Law School Admission Council (LSAC®), a U.S.-based, not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide, today announced two scholarships that will give aspiring lawyers taking the upcoming LSAT—India test the opportunity to study at some of the best law schools in India.