CLEO, Inc.


Examining Diversity, Access to Law School, and
Issues Shaping Today’s Legal Profession



To anchor in CLEO’s focus on diversity in the legal profession, check out the newest episode of CLEO Edge, featuring CLEO Alumnus Bruce Jackson. Bruce studied law at Georgetown University, while developing his skillset as an advocate for diversity and inclusion. Bruce Jackson joins us to discuss his new book, Never Far From Home, released in early 2023.

Tune in to hear him share the details of his inspirational story from the tough streets of Brooklyn to his legal career in the Music Industry with Hip Hop Pioneers to the executive offices as an attorney at Microsoft.


CLEO EDGE PODCAST Episode 9 is now available on:
Apple PodcastsSpotify, & Youtube.

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About the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc.

CLEO, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization committed to diversifying the legal profession by expanding legal education opportunities for persons from traditionally under-represented racial and ethnic groups, low-income, and disadvantaged communities. Founded in 1968, when the number of lawyers of color was less than one percent, CLEO has since had more than 30,000 high school, college, prelaw, and law students participate in its programs. CLEO alumni have excelled in every area of the legal profession to include judges, corporate attorneys, law school deans and professors, practitioners, and politicians. More information about CLEO, its 50+ year history, and its programs can be found at and


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Media Contact:
Dominique Moss, M.Ed.
Director of Law School Initiatives
(240) 582-8600