In 2021, the Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) will virtually recognize and honor a total of four individuals, law schools, law firms, corporations, associations, etc. that have made significant accomplishments, or demonstrated commitments to Education, Diversity, and Greater Equality in the legal profession.
Thursday, November 18th, 2021
Called the CLEO EDGE Award, each of the “pillars” will be feted at the 2021 CLEO EDGE Honors virtual reception on Thursday, November 18th. Also on this night, we will bestow the fourth CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. Heritage Award, which will be presented to another deserving individual for his/her/their exemplary service and dedication to the legal profession and society!!
2021 CLEO EDGE Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
Heritage Award RECIPIENT
2021 CLEO EDGE AWARD
HONOREE CATEGORIES ARE:
CLEO EDGE VERNON E. JORDAN, JR. HERITAGE AWARD
A nominee can be recommended for more than one award with the letter of support explaining how the nominee fulfills the various criteria. Additional application requirements include:
- Nomination Narrative (500 words max) – a description of the specific achievements which demonstrate significant accomplishment for which the nominee is being nominated and the time frame.
- Letters of support and/or additional supporting material, e.g. copies of media coverage or past public recognition, etc. may also be submitted but are not required.