News

04
Dec
CLEO Issues Call for Nominations for 50th Anniversary Celebration

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.

Posted in: Uncategorized,
16
Nov
1
#CLEOAT50: CLEO Launches New Networking Portal, Announces Regional Receptions and Year-End Gala

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.

Posted in: #CLEOAT50, FEATURE, PRESS,
Tags: CLEO ALUMNI NEWS, CLEO,
26
Oct
CLEO, Inc. to ABA: Retain the LSAT!

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) urges the American Bar Association (ABA) to retain the requirement of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) for law school admissions. CLEO also calls on the ABA to clarify that no other test should serve as a substitute for the LSAT.

Posted in: PRESS,
15
Dec
COLLEGE SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT: Craig Bass
COLLEGE SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT: Craig Bass December 15, 2017 Posted by: cleowww Category: COLLEGE SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT, No Comments Q1. How did you find out about CLEO? Thankfully CLEO found me. A few days after attending the 2016 GW Law School fair, I received and email from CLEO, inviting me to participate in the CLEO connection Pre-Law [...]
Posted in: COLLEGE SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT,
15
Dec
LAW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Maria Alonso
LAW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Maria Alonso December 15, 2017 Posted by: cleowww Category: LAW STUDENT SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT, No Comments Q1. What was your course of study in college? Education at The University of Texas at Austin. Q2. How did you become interested in pursuing law? I decided to attend law school my third year in college [...]
Posted in: LAW STUDENT SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT,
27
Sep
CLICKS Summer Camp Video Recap

This past summer’s CLICKS Camp was for the students who participated in the CLICKS mentoring program. This year the students spent some time in Washington D.C. and the Appalachian Mountains in western Maryland.

Posted in: CLICKS, EVENTS,
12
Sep
Save the Date: CLEO is Turning 50!

Save the Date for our 50th ANNIVERSARY GALA: Thursday, November 15, 2018 at The Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC!

Posted in: EVENTS, FEATURE,
16
Jul
PHOTO/VIDEO RECAP: “Who’s Got Your Back” Teen Town Hall

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).

Posted in: CLICKS, EVENTS, FEATURE, Uncategorized,
03
May
CLEO, Inc. Announces Momentous Partnership with LSAC on Eve of 50th Anniversary

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…

Posted in: FEATURE, PRESS,
Tags: Council on Legal Education Opportunity, 50th Anniversary, Law School Admission Council, LSAC, CLEO,
01
May
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: COME TO CLICKS CAMP! JUNE 24-JULY 1

CLICKS Camp is an event for students participating in the CLICKS mentoring program to spend some time in Washington D.C. and the Appalachian Mountains in western Maryland. A FUN WEEK WITH FUN ACTIVITIES!

Posted in: CLICKS,
Tags: Summer Camp, teen camp, mentoring, mentors, Western Maryland, Washington DC, workshops, leadership, university tours, CLEO, CLICKS,
27
Apr
CLICKS Teen Town Hall “Who’s Got Your Back” on WJZ Baltimore

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.

Posted in: CLICKS, FEATURE, PRESS,
Tags: Teen Town Hall, high school students, WJZ Baltimore, Marilyn Mosby, Cassandra Ogden, mentoring, CLEO, Baltimore City Public High Schools, CLICKS,
20
Apr
LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Mitchell Hamline School of Law
LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: Mitchell Hamline School of Law April 20, 2017 Posted by: cleowww Category: LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT, No Comments “Earn a J.D. from anywhere in the world,” touts Mitchell Hamline, CLEO’s 2017 Pre-law Summer Institute (PLSI) host. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, the law school has a long history of graduating students from diverse [...]
Posted in: LAW SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT,