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Month: September 2020

Paula M. Neira

SERVING HER COUNTRY AND HER COMMUNITIES Paula M. Neira holds both a law degree and a nursing degree, but she didn’t grow up thinking she’d be interested in either field. Neira graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy in 1985 and served primarily as a surface warfare officer until 1991, when she came to terms […]

Disability Justice in Law School and Beyond

Dru Levasseur, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, is joined by Professor Christopher Czerwonka at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. They discuss:  – Challenges faced by law students and lawyers with physical disabilities – Mentorship in the legal profession – Self-advocacy and how to be an ally for others – […]

Health and Wellness for Law Students

Featuring: Dru Levasseur, Deputy Program Officer; Taylor Carter-DiSanto, Syracuse University College of Law Class of 2024 Graduate and National LGBT Bar Fellow; Jeena Cho, Lawyer, Author, and Mindfulness Instructor, JC Law Group, PC; and Samantha Tenner, University of Wyoming College of Law 2L student; National LGBT Bar Law Student Congress Board Member; and LCSW, MFTC, […]

The Impact of the Coronavirus on Law Students

In the LGBT Bar’s first podcast and webinar, our Deputy Program Officer and lead for Lavender Law 365 LGBTQ+ inclusion consulting and coaching program Dru Levasseur interviews LSAC’s President and CEO, Kellye Testy, about what law students might want to know at this moment in the COVID-19 crisis, including: Where to go to get updates on developments Tips for […]