The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, or CLEO, will recognize more than 200 nominees for the CLEO EDGE Award for Education during the Education Reception on April 26, 2018, at the Downtown Club at Houston Center.
Founded in 1968, CLEO is a national organization devoted to expanding opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school. The EDGE Award for Education recognizes individuals, law schools, and legal organizations that have made a significant impact on diversity and equality in legal education, the profession, and society.
Individual nominees from Texas include James M. Douglas, distinguished professor of law and vice president for governmental affairs and community relations at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law; Dannye R. Holley, former professor of law (now retired) at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law; Ana Otero, associate professor of law at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law; and Frederic White, professor of law at Texas A&M University School of Law.
Texas law schools to be recognized include St. Mary’s University School of Law, SMU Dedman School of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston, the University of Houston Law Center, and the University of Texas School of Law.
The Patricia and Paul Yetter Law School Preparation Institute at the University of El Paso Texas will be recognized as a legal organization nominee.
For more information, go to cleoinc.org.