The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) has opened its call for nominations for the 2019 CLEO EDGE Awards. The CLEO EDGE Honors Reception will take place on Thursday, November 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. The awards will honor a total of nine individuals, law schools, and legal organizations that have made significant accomplishments to Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the legal profession.
The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) will launch its new CLEO EDGE Pre-Law Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application process will open February 15, 2019, and will close March 30, 2019. Grant recipients will be announced in mid-April 2019.
The program is made possible by a generous $100,000 grant from the Walmart Legal Department to CLEO, a national nonprofit organization seeking to expand opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school. The grant will help enable low-income and economically disadvantaged students to attend CLEO’s Pre-Law Summer Institute in 2019 and assist in providing ongoing support as they enter law school.
The Council on Legal Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) has opened its call for nominations for the CLEO EDGE Awards for its 50th Anniversary. The Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the Ritz-Carlton, 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).