News

16
Nov
#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,
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,
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 [...]
13
Dec
CLEO ALUMNA IS NEWLY ELECTED CALIFORNIA CONGRESSWOMAN

CLEO is proud to announce that Nanette Barragán, a CLEO alumna, has been elected to the 115th Congress of the United States.

Posted in: CLEO FELLOW SPOTLIGHT, FEATURE,
Tags: CLEO ALUMNI NEWS, NEWS,
17
Nov
LAW STUDENT SCHOLAR: Ashley Williams

I knew I wanted to go to law school when I got into the Law Magnet Program at Dorsey High School. I was also fueled by the fact that in my experience as a foster youth, there were few lawyers who effectively advocated on my behalf and my life was severely impacted because of it. Those experiences fueled my passion to become a lawyer that adequately represented the voice of foster youth.

Posted in: ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT, LAW STUDENT SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT,