12th Nov, 2009 | Source : The Council on Legal Opportunity
WASHINGTON, D.C. January 8-10, 2010, the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) will host its annual Mid-Winter Academic Enhancement Seminar for first year law students and the Mid-Winter Bar Preparation Seminar for third year law students. Both seminars will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. More than 300 students combined are expected to attend the seminars
The Mid-Winter Academic Enhancement Seminar is specifically designed to reinforce analytical, reading, writing, studying and test-taking skills that were introduced in CLEOs pre-law preparatory programs (Summer Institute and Attitude Is Essential Seminar) for first year law students. The purpose of the seminar is to improve student retention, graduation and bar passage rates. The seminar presenters include law school professors and legal practitioners who address various topics such as: preparing for law school examinations, developing legal writing skills, time management strategies, developing good study habits and class preparation.
22nd Oct, 2009 | Source : www.cleoscholars.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. College students interested in a career in the legal profession should plan on attending various Road to Law School workshops which are scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Fordham University School of Law which is located at 140 West 62nd Street, New York, New York 10023.
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The Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)
22nd Jun, 2009 | Source : Newsweek Showcase Archives
In 1968 the Council on Legal Education Opportunity was founded as a non-profit project of the ABA Fund for Justice and Education to expand opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school. In 1998, Congress passed the Higher Education Amendments Act, creating the Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity Program, which is administered by the Council… Read more