The mission of the LCLD to produce tangible results by working to promote inclusiveness, with the overall goal of building a more open and diverse legal community. Launched in 2011, LCLD's landmark Fellows Program works by identifying high-potential attorneys from diverse backgrounds and setting them on the path to leadership of their organizations.
Suleiman Oko-ogua attended the meeting for his third and final time, as he has officially graduated as a Fellow Alumni. As a Fellow Alumni, he will be a mentor for Fellows in the program and foster personal connections while cultivating and empowering leaders, and advancing diversity within the legal profession.
Jennifer Tully has become a 2019 Fellow, during which time she will participate in the learning program that includes in-person conferences, training in the fine points of legal practice, peer-group projects to foster collaboration and build relationships. The goal of this program is to produce a generation of attorneys with strong leadership and relationships skills who are committed to fostering diversity.
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity is an organization of more than 300 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners—the leadership of the profession—who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession. Our action programs are designed to attract, inspire, and nurture the talent in society and within our organizations, thereby helping a new and more diverse generation of attorneys ascend to positions of leadership. By producing tangible results in the lives of talented individuals, we work to promote inclusiveness in our institutions, our circles of influence, and our society, with the ultimate goal of building a more open and diverse legal profession.