Diversity Leadership Institute Class of 2014

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).

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Memphis, TN 38120
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Nashville, TN 37215

DLI Students Receive AWA Scholarship

Congratulations to 2015 Diversity Leadership Institute (DLI) class member Ariel Anthony who recently was honored by the Association for Women Attorneys (AWA) with a scholarship to help pay for law school! The award was presented at the AWA’s 35th Annual Banquet a few weeks ago in Memphis. Aurelia Patterson, a member of the 2014 DLI class, also received one of the four scholarships presented. Both are 3Ls at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.

From left: Ariel Anthony, AWA Scholarship Chair Frances M. Riley, Aurelia Patterson, Rachel Cade and Meagan Jones

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Law Student Leadership Group Wraps Up

Law students participating in the YLD’s Diversity Leadership Institute joined lawyers across the state at the TBA Convention this month. The group’s activities included programs on networking and the importance of public and pro bono service. On Saturday, the group conducted a briefing on the TBA’s Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors for concerned citizens in the Gatlinburg area.

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