The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association’s LEAD Academy
Training LGBTQ+ and ally law students on
Legal Equality And Diversity
UPDATE: The 2022 LEAD Academy, originally planned for Tuesday, July 26, 2022 has been postponed. Our next LEAD Academy will take place in a virtual format during Spring 2023. More details will be available early fall – so please be on the lookout for an email then. If you are not already on our email list, please sign up on our homepage. We are very sorry for the disappointment and hope to see you next spring! Feel free to contact Patrick O’Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The LEAD Academy is designed to provide engaged LGBTQ+ and ally law students with the tools they need to create change in and through the legal profession. The LEAD Academy consists of three main components:
- LGBTQ+ legal and cultural advocacy;
- How to implement a commitment to LGBTQ+ equality in a legal career at a solo, small/medium, or large firm, as in-house counsel, in a government position, or in impact litigation;
- Mentoring and networking with our diverse, experienced faculty of lawyers from a wide breadth of legal sectors and personal experiences.
This Academy is designed to get you up to speed with the legal framework of the LGBTQ+ movement so you are prepared to be an advocate after leaving law school – no matter what type of law you practice or where you practice law!
Build lasting connections with other students and with experienced legal professionals, gain the knowledge you need to make a difference, and prepare to lead the next generation of LGBTQ+ legal advocates!