CLEO NEWS

Political Commentator and Attorney Bakari Sellers to Emcee Inaugural CLEO EDGE Awards Gala

Son of Civil Rights Leader to Host Gathering of Social Justice Leaders,
Legal Scholars, and Legal Organizations Dedicated to Diversity and Inclusion

Largo, MD — November 1, 2018 — CNN Political Commentator and Attorney Bakari Sellers will host the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc.’s (CLEO) 50th Anniversary Awards Gala on November 15, 2018, at The Ritz Carlton Washington, DC. The event will feature the inaugural CLEO EDGE Heritage Award given to Presidential adviser, attorney, and businessman Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. for his more than 50 years of service to the legal profession and his outstanding commitment to Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the legal profession and society. The event’s theme is “The CLEO EDGE: 50 Years of Championing Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the Legal Profession.” The fete will also celebrate 50 individuals, law schools, and legal organizations in each of the three categories.

NCBE invests in diversity and inclusion within the legal profession – New Collaboration with CLEO Announced

The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) and the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) are pleased to announce a new collaboration in support of their shared goal of increasing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. NCBE has provided funding to bolster CLEO’s programs that help individuals from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups and disadvantaged communities achieve success in law school and prepare to take and pass the bar exam. For over 50 years, CLEO has successfully contributed to increasing the number of lawyers from diverse backgrounds in all sectors of law.

CLEO ALUMNA CONGRESSWOMAN NANETTE DIAZ BARRAGÁN IS GREATER EQUALITY HONOREE AND SPEAKER AT 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA ON NOVEMBER 15
CLEO ALUMNA CONGRESSWOMAN NANETTE DIAZ BARRAGÁN IS GREATER EQUALITY HONOREE AND SPEAKER AT 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA ON NOVEMBER 15 October 17, 2018 Posted by: cleowww Category: #CLEOAT50, EVENTS, PRESS, No Comments FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CLEO ALUMNA CONGRESSWOMAN NANETTE DIAZ BARRAGÁN IS GREATER EQUALITY HONOREE AND SPEAKER AT 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA ON NOVEMBER 15 Largo, MD [...]