As a purpose-driven, inspiring and dedicated professional, Neena Speer is a lawyer, a published writer, & an inspirational speaker. Also, she is the founder and executive director of the Step 1-2-3 Mentor for Life Initiative ( read more here at which is a non-profit geared towards developing lifelong mentors for students K-12 and college levels. Speer came up with the concept of Step 1-2-3 when she was only eight years old and made it happen by the age of 23.

Currently, Neena has written three published articles and has been asked to speak on various topics ranging from diversity and leadership, to the importance of integrity at the 2016 National Diversity Pre-Law Conference and Fair, at The University of Alabama School of Law as a presenter in 2017, a panelist in 2018, and at a recent 2018 Sisterhood Summit held in Brooklyn, NY. Neena has a BA (in French), a BS (in Psychology) from Howard University and a JD from The University of Alabama School of Law. Her most recent and fourth publication is her book: Dear Future Lawyer: An Intimate Survival Guide for the Female Minority Law Student. ( read more here: )

Speer passed the Alabama Bar Exam and is excited to begin a career dedicated to help others with her new solo law firm. She serves as a lawyer, author, speaker, and truth teller wherever she goes.