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Pre-Law Summit Introduces HBCU Students to Law School

The fifth annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit & Law Expo, the only large-scale national event in the U.S. aimed at assisting HBCU students and alumni become lawyers, is scheduled to kick-off on  Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta.

Attendees will participate in workshops, networking events, and panel discussions over two days.

Attorney Evangeline MitchellAttorney Evangeline Mitchell

“Our goal is that every attendee leave not just with critical information and resources, but, just as importantly, with a circle of support – peer accountability partners, and law student and lawyer contacts that they can build relationships with after the event to support them and help them navigate this challenging path,” said Evangeline Mitchell, the Summit’s founder. “We will stress and constantly reiterate the importance of relationships as an equally important key to success.”

The Summit will include a panel discussion featuring HBCU law school deans and will be moderated by Diverse executive editor, Dr. Jamal Watson.

Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis with priority to pre-law students. For more information on the summit, visit

Monica Levitan can be reached at [email protected]. You can follow her on Twitter @monlevy_.

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