Event Features

Free Food – Continental Breakfast and Refreshment Breaks
HBCU Law School Deans Speak
Keynote and Special Guest Speakers
Law School Admission Panel Financing Law School Panel
Personal Statement and Diversity Statement Workshop
HBCU Law Students Panel
HBCU Lawyers Panel
Law School Admission Test (LSAT) Success Strategies Workshop
Law School Recruitment and Resources Expo
The Law Degree and Black Entrepreneurship Panel – How to Start Your Own Profitable Law Firm or Other Law-Related Business

One-on-One Consulting (On Admissions, Law School Preparation and Career Planning)
HBCU Pre-Law Hall of Fame Awards
Aspiring Lawyers Pinning Ceremony
Networking Socials
Complimentary Professional Headshots
Complimentary Resources and Opportunity to win a FREE LSAT Course
Tours of Bennett College and North Carolina A&T State University
Optional Tours of North Carolina Law Schools
Optional Tour of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum

What is The National HBCU Pre-Law Summit?

The National HBCU Pre-Law Summit is the one and only major national pre-law event created especially for students and graduates of historically Black colleges and universities interested in law school and becoming lawyers.

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What is The National HBCU Pre-Law Summit?

The National HBCU Pre-Law Summit is the one and only major national pre-law event created especially for students and graduates of historically Black colleges and universities interested in law school and becoming lawyers.
It directly addresses the unique issues, concerns and challenges that HBCU students and graduates have, and the special issues they face in pre-law school preparation, law school admission, law school selection, the law school experience, and in their post-law school career job searches and beyond.
Any pre-law student would benefit from this event, and everyone is welcome whether or not they attend or graduated from an HBCU.

What Makes this Event Different?

It directly addresses the unique challenges and concerns that HBCU students and graduates have, and the special issues they will face in pre-law preparation and success, law school admission, law school selection, the law school experience

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What Makes this Event Different?

It directly addresses the unique challenges and concerns that HBCU students and graduates have, and the special issues they will face in pre-law preparation and success, law school admission, law school selection, the law school experience, and in their post-law school career job searches.

Testimonials

LAW SCHOOL RECRUITMENT & RESOURCES EXPO

We will host up to 100 law schools and law-related organizations!

COMING SOON!

Keynote Speakers

Reginald McGahee, J.D.

Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC

Adria Kimbrough, Esq.

Pre-Law Advisor - Center for Law and Public Interest, Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Dr. Aaron N. Taylor, Esq.

Associate Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law; and Incoming Executive Director, AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence, Washington, DC

Mishonda Mosley, Esq., M.Div., D.Min.

Judge Advocate General's Corps Officer, United States Navy (Brandywine, Maryland) Aaron N. Taylor, Esq., Ed.D., Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Center for Legal Education Excellence, AccessLex Institute (Washington, DC)

Xavier R. Donaldson, Esq.

Partner, Donaldson & Chilliest LLP Attorneys at Law (New York, New York)

Vanessa Griddine-Jones, Esq., LL.M.

Executive Director, Congressional Black Caucus Institute (Washington, DC)

Special Guest Speakers

The Honorable Arthur Burnett Sr.

Retired Senior Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia and National Executive Director, National African American Drug Policy Coalition, Inc., Washington, DC

Jamal Watson, Ph.D.

Executive Editor, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, Herndon, Virginia

Marcus Sandifer, Esq.

Attorney, Alston & Bird LLP (New York, New York)

HBCU Law School Deans

John K. Pierre, Esq., M.S.

Chancellor | Vanue B. Lacour Endowed Professor of Law Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

HBCU Dignitaries

HBCU

Gwendolyn McLaughlin Bookman, J.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Political Science and Sociology, Associate Professor, Bennett College

Catherine D. White, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Pre-Professional Scholars Program (PPSP) Program Director, North Carolina A&T State University (Greensboro, North Carolina)

Law School Admission Panel

HBCU LAW STUDENTS PANEL

Shirley A. Jefferson, Esq.

Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Diversity, Title IX Coordinator, Associate Professor, Vermont Law School South Royalton, Vermont

LAW STUDENT ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERS

HBCU Lawyers Panel

Hall of Fame Honorees

One-on-One Advisors

LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION TEST (LSAT) TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES AND ADVICE SESSION

Financial Education Workshop

Personal Statement and Diversity Statement Workshop

Collins Byrd, MBA

Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa

HOW TO GET INTO LAW SCHOOL WORKSHOP

HOSPITALITY TEAM & VOLUNTEER AMBASSADORS

Schedule

Official Pre-Summit Kickoff Event September, 2017

Hotels

Here is a listing of hotels in close proximity (within 5 miles) to Emory Law

North Carolina Law School Tours

COMING SOON

HOST EVENT VENUE

Emory University School of Law

1301 Clifton Road

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

http://law.emory.edu/

Register for event

Don't miss this awesome event! FREE! Limited seating available.

Team

FOUNDER AND CHAIRPERSON

Evangeline M. Mitchell, Esq., Ed.M.

Founder & Executive Director, National Pre-Law Diversity Initiatives, Inc.

A graduate of HBCU Prairie View A&M University. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor and Master of Education degrees from the University of Iowa College of Law and Harvard University Graduate School of Education.

Planning and Logistics Team

Group Leaders and Networking Facilitators

Sponsors

Title Sponsor

VENUE SPONSOR

VISIT ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Partners

LAW SCHOOL TOUR PARTNERS