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November 4, 2021

Follow Our Fellows, Season 1, Episode 2

Nani has started her law school journey at Berkeley Law. For many of our fellows, the beginning of their law school career is an extremely reflective time as most are…
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October 8, 2021

Justice Sotoymayor gives career advice to LEAP Fellow

LEAP fellow and first-year law student Vanessa Ibarra had the opportunity to ask U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor a question during the American Bar Association Equity Summit a few…
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September 20, 2021

Follow Our Fellows-Season 1, Episode 1

As the school year begins, we have asked some of our 1L students to share their experiences with the LEAP community throughout the year to get a better understanding of…
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July 19, 2021

Tips For Taking the LSAT

Tips For Test Taking: It’s that time of year: hopeful law school applicants will be sitting down next month to take the all important LSAT. Below are some tips to…
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May 3, 2021

In Honor of Mental Health Month

In honor of Mental Health Month, LEAP’s attorney mentors weigh in on how they de-stress. When life becomes overwhelming, it is important to have tactics and tools to lift you…
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December 28, 2020

NPR’s Nina Totenberg Discusses Our Impact

LEAP is honored to be featured in a Law section cover story by Marisa Manzi and Nina Totenberg on The article discussed the deep need for law school diversity…
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November 9, 2020

How to Manage Stress as a Law Student and Practicing Attorney

LEAP Mentor and Reed Smith Associate Lavinia Osilesi has learned to manage stress well during her time as a lawyer. Below, read her top recommendations that anyone can implement to…
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October 12, 2020

LEAP Mentor Spotlight

The LEAP fellowship program employs a unique dual mentoring approach. Each Fellow is paired with both a current law student and a practicing attorney. Below, get to know three of…
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July 24, 2020

Job Searches for Law Students During a Pandemic

We are 4 months into mask wearing, constant hand washing, and social distancing. With all of these changes, sometimes it’s hard to figure out how to job search during a…
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May 26, 2020

LEAP in the News

We’re proud to share that Legal Education Access Pipeline was profiled in a recent article published in U.S. News and World Report Law Admissions Lowdown Blog. Author Gabriel Kuris interviewed…