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Category: Success Story

Evelyn Clark

Evelyn Clark, a rising 3L at Washington and Lee University School of Law, took an opportunity in the ninth grade which fast tracked her to a legal career. “I’m from a small town in southern Virginia and was very fortunate to be selected as our State Senator’s Senate Page,” she recalls. At the age of […]

Tiffany Williams

Law Students looking for summer positions must juggle numerous factors, such as which kind of culture, specialization, and location is right for them. Tiffany Williams, a current associate at Venable LLP, recalls that when she was a rising 2L at Cornell Law School, all she wanted was to find a competitive legal position where she […]

Cameron Cloar-Zavaleta

Knowing that he is an attorney with nearly a decade of legal experience, it may come as a surprise that Cameron Cloar-Zavaleta is as comfortable in the cockpit as he is in the courtroom. Cameron worked as a pilot for Mesa Air Group in Phoenix, Arizona before embarking on his legal career. In fact, it […]

Toby Adams

Toby Adams is a member of the National LGBT Bar Association and the founder and Executive Director of Intersex & Genderqueer Recognition Project (IGRP). She also has a solo practice where she provides alternative-family legal needs to people in the LGBTQ+, poly, and disability communities. In 2009, Toby attended her first Lavender Law® Conference and […]

Daniel Franklin

This past October, Daniel Franklin, a New York-based lawyer focusing on labor and employment at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, rounded out his tenth year as counsel and leader of the New York/DC LGBTQ employee network at the firm. Daniel has cultivated a dynamic practice in the last decade, and his connection to the National LGBT […]

Candelario Saldana

Candelario Saldana, a high achieving student at the University of Miami School of Law, is active in the National LGBT Bar Association and his school’s LGBTQ+ student organization, OUTLaw. However, for Candelario, a career in law was never a guarantee. After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Gender Studies from […]