© 2021 WOSU Public Media
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
WVXU Stories

The Law And Leadership Institute Aids HS Seniors Wanting A Career In Law

The Law and Leadership Institute, LLC provides academic training to ease high school students into future law careers.
The Law and Leadership Institute, LLC provides academic training to ease high school students into future law careers.
The Law and Leadership Institute, LLC provides academic training to ease high school students into future law careers.
Credit Provided
The Law and Leadership Institute, LLC provides academic training to ease high school students into future law careers.

High school students from underserved areas who are interested in future careers in law can benefit from the Law and Leadership Institute, LLC (LLI). The statewide nonprofit initiative is a four-year academic program in law, leadership, analytical thinking, problem solving, writing skills and professionalism.

LLI collaborates with organizations in the legal community, such as the Ohio State Bar Association, and has served more than 350 high school students on eight law school campuses across Ohio.

Joining us to discuss how this nonprofit program is making a difference in the community, particularly among African-American students, is former attorney, board president and CEO ofLLI, SteveJemison, along withLLIExecutive Director Heather Creed and assistant director of the Center for Professional Developmentat theUniversity of Cincinnati College of Law, Diane Cross.

Copyright 2021 91.7 WVXU. To see more, visit 91.7 WVXU.