The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) Board of Directors, Advisory Council, staff, and its thousands of alumni and students express their sincere condolences to Vernon E. Jordan Jr. ’s wife, children, grandchildren, and extended family and friends.
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.
CLEO is launching an online networking platform in conjunction with its historic 50th Anniversary celebrations to connect thousands of CLEO alumni, students, and friends to jobs, mentors, and networking opportunities.
Save the Date for our 50th ANNIVERSARY GALA: Thursday, November 15, 2018 at The Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC!
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).
LARGO, MD – The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) is getting a jumpstart to its historic 2018 50th Anniversary celebrations with a major financial gift from the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Envisioning a new and mutually rewarding relationship, LSAC and CLEO will memorialize their commitment with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding…
The CLICKS Justice and Diversity Teen Town Hall helps motivate young men and women with hands-on workshops.
“If you learn to reach out and ask for help, there’s so many people in the community that are willing and want to help you,” said Cassandra Sneed Ogden, with the Council on Legal Education Opportunity.
CLEO is proud to announce that Nanette Barragán, a CLEO alumna, has been elected to the 115th Congress of the United States.