CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage and CLEO EDGE Awards Nomination Form

Submission Deadline is Friday, September 24th, 2021

Nominations are currently being accepted.

  • Nominee Information:

  • Current CLEO, Inc. Board of Directors and Advisory Council members plus CLEO, Inc. staff are not eligible.
  • Nominee Narrative

    In addition to this nomination form, a 500-word (or less) narrative describing how the nominee meets the criteria and why they should receive an award must be included. You may write below or upload a pdf. Additional supporting materials, including letters of support may also be submitted but are not required.
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    • Criteria for the CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage Award

      This unique award honors an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the legal profession and society. In addition, this award honors the life-long commitment to protecting human rights and social justice that strongly aligns with CLEO’s vision “…that the United States legal profession is truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive and that it effectively balances the scales of liberty and social justice for all.”
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    Thank you to our 2020 event sponsors:

    Reflections from our previous CLEO EDGE Honorees

    I very much appreciate the honor and the outstanding work CLEO does on behalf of the legal community!

    Reyes Aguilar
    Associate Dean, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law

    We are honored to be an inaugural CLEO EDGE Honoree in the area of Diversity. We also congratulate CLEO on celebrating its 50thAnniversary of brining greater diversity to the legal profession!

    Brent McCune, M.S., J.D.
    Patricia and Paul Yetter Law School Preparation Institute, The University of Texas at El Paso

    We are honored to be an inaugural CLEO EDGE Honoree in the area of Diversity. We also congratulate CLEO on celebrating its 50thAnniversary of brining greater diversity to the legal profession!

    Roderick (“Rick”) Palmore
    Senior Counsel, Dentons US, LLP
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