Impact Stories

Mentor Profile
June 11, 2020

Sharon Wooden Richard

Sharon Wooden Richard is a retired attorney and a dedicated mentor to LEAP Fellows. In her own words below, Sharon describes the impact of thoughtful mentorship and steadfast encouragement in…
Mentor Profile
May 19, 2020

Adam Tyson

Adam Tyson is the LSAT instructor for LEAP’s 2020 Fellows. Below, hear directly from Adam about his journey to this role, his advice for students preparing for the test, and…
Mentor Profile
April 16, 2020

Yusuf Zakir

Yusuf Zakir is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Holland & Knight and coordinates the firm’s partnership with LEAP. Below, Yusuf shares more about the importance of diversity and inclusion,…
Mentor Profile
March 16, 2020

Why I Give

I am a retired attorney and have known LEAP’s founder and director, Cindy Lopez, for over 30 years, primarily through our mutual careers at the California Attorney General’s Office. Although…