I wonder if anyone heard of/attended the program last year in Houston? I found a link during some of my crackish internet searching and emailed the organizer to confirm there is a 2007 event scheduled. She responded, "yes".
Does anyone have any feedback on this one? Or any similar programs in the country, particularly in the South? I would have thought Atlanta to be teeming with them but I have found nothing. http://www.blacknews.com/pr/prelawconference101.html
Dallas, TX (BlackNews.com) - After the success of last year's event in Houston, the only national pre-law conference created especially for aspiring Black lawyers is returning this fall! The National Black Pre-Law Admissions & Preparation Conference and Law Fair 2006 will be held from Friday, September 8, 2006 until Sunday, September 10, 2006 at the beautiful Magnolia Hotel located in the heart of downtown Dallas, Texas. The conference theme is Encouraging Excellence, Strategic Thinking, and a Competitive Mindset Among African American Pre-Law Aspirants. Organizers are partnering with the American Bar Association's Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), the National Association of Future Black Law Students (NAFBLS), the J.L. Turner Legal Association: The African-American Bar Association of Dallas, the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA), Recruit for Law School, Inc. and Black Esquire to bring another powerful, inspiring and information-packed event.
This conference began last year as a positive ...