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This program partners corporate legal departments with nearby, diverse high school law classes. Through classroom visits and a field trip to corporate headquarters, volunteers teach lessons and lead activities designed to increase students’ knowledge and interest in the law and legal careers.
This program is a national partnership between Street Law and the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Electronic Library (log in required)
Video: Creating a Pipeline to the Legal Profession
senior program director
19 March 2014
5 March 2014
1 November 2013
24 September 2013
The program tackles the lack of diversity in the legal profession by focusing on strategies that will encourage students of color to enter the legal profession. It provides students with role models, connections with legal professionals, and the opportunity to experience the types of work lawyers do. Students are able to broaden their impressions of the legal profession and fuel their interest in legal careers. The program sets out to achieve these objectives through four program components: training, classroom visits, a conference at the corporate headquarters, and program extensions for the most promising students.
To become involved in the Corporate Diversity Pipeline Program, contact
Street Law pairs each participating corporate legal department with one or more high school classes. Street Law provides training to the corporate volunteers and participating teachers, as well as guidance on topic selection and lesson plans. There are four components to this program:
As of February 2014, the following corporations were conducting diversity pipeline programs in conjunction with Street Law, Inc. and their local schools:
Street Law has compiled extensive resources, lesson plans, conference workshops, and career fair ideas on our password-protected electronic library. Participating sites are encouraged to download already-prepared lessons and activities for use with the students.
Street Law, Inc. 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 870Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
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