Laura Fonseca is director of diversity, equity, and inclusion programs and initiatives at the Law School Admission Council. Through this role, Fonseca engages with internal and external constituents to develop and support efforts that increase access and equity within legal education. Prior to this role, she served as inaugural director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law—Bloomington, cotaught the 1L legal professions course, and served as a director of career services. Fonseca earned her BA from Indiana University, her MA from University of Florida, and is a doctoral candidate at Indiana University’s School of Education. Her work has been presented at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE), the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), and the Education Law Association (ELA).
For more than two decades, LSAC’s Plus program has been at the forefront of empowering aspiring law students. For 2024, the program has undergone a transformative redesign, enabling it to reach more students, offer increased support throughout the application journey, and collaborate with a greater number of law schools than ever before.