Diversity Leadership Institute Class of 2018

The Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI) is a six-month leadership and mentoring program for Tennessee law school students in their second and third years of study (fourth year students at Nashville School of Law also are eligible).

Diversity Committee Chair
Elmore, Stone & Caffey, PLLC
5616 Kingston Pike, Suite 301
Knoxville, TN 37919
(865)766-0056
Diversity Committee Vice Chair
Husch Blackwell
735 Georgia Avenue Suite 300
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)755-2661

Applications Open for 2019 Diversity Leadership Institute

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 class of the Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI), the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's six-month training and development program for law students. Now in its ninth year, the DLI is designed to develop skills to succeed as an attorney, empower students to contribute to the legal community, match students to mentors in a diverse variety of practice areas and build relationships among students of diverse backgrounds. Interested applicants must be enrolled in a Tennessee law school and must be in their second, third or fourth year of study. To be accepted into the program, students must be TBA law student members.
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TBA YLD Diversity Leadership Institute Accepting Applications for 2019 Class

The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI) has recently announced that it is accepting applications for its 2019 Class. The DLI is a six-month leadership and mentoring program for Tennessee law students in their second, third or fourth years of study. Now in its ninth year, the program is designed to:

  • Develop skills to succeed as a law student and attorney;
  • Empower students to contribute more to the legal community;
  • Match students to mentors in a diverse variety of practice areas; and
  • Build relationships among students of diverse backgrounds

If you think you know a qualified and interested individual, please encourage them to apply to be a part of the 2019 DLI class.  Applications are due November 1. More information on the DLI and the application instructions can be found here.

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