Boston attorney, business leader, and 71st governor of Massachusetts Deval L. Patrick will be recognized for his lifetime achievements during the CLEO EDGE Honors reception on November 7. Patrick, Managing Director of Bain Capital Double Impact, will receive the CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage Award. The Award honors a person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the legal profession and society. Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., who received the inaugural CLEO EDGE Heritage Award during the organization’s 50th anniversary in 2018, will present the award to Mr. Patrick.
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.
The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) has announced the New York City Host Committee for its Greater Equality Reception to be held September 12, 2018, at New York City Athletic Club, 180 Central Park South. New York City is the third celebration site of CLEO’s 50th Anniversary, which includes three receptions and a gala in Washington, D.C. The committee is composed of an array of local community and national leaders, law school deans, and partners in law.
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) continues its year-long commemoration of its 50thAnniversary with a salute to individuals, law schools, and organizations that have had a significant impact on DIVERSITY in legal education, the profession, and/or society during the Diversity Reception at Google Downtown in San Francisco.
The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) has announced the San Francisco Host Committee for its Diversity Reception to be held June 5, 2018, at Google Downtown San Francisco. San Francisco is the second celebration site of CLEO’s 50th Anniversary, which includes three receptions and a gala in Washington, DC. The committee is composed of an array of local community and national leaders.
Photo and video recap of “Who’s Got Your Back” – Justice & Diversity Teen Town Hall that was held at M&T Bank Stadium on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. Presented by the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), Inc.’s mentoring program for diverse and underserved youth, CLICKS (CLEO Legally Inspired College Kohorts of Students).