Diversity Legal Pipeline

Become a Top Law School Candidate!

As a part of 2021 President Marvin Anderson’s initiative to increase diversity in the legal profession, the Justice & Diversity Center is pleased to announce its newest program, Diversity Legal Pipeline (DLP).

An extension of its Destination Law School program, this two-day intensive workshop is geared towards diverse students who are interested and ready to apply to law school.

DLP demystifies the law school application process and provides diverse students with the physical and moral support, technical tools, and one-on-one advising needed to become top law school candidates.

The workshop will cover such topics as preparing for and taking the LSAT, developing a strong personal statement, and learning about career options with a law degree.

There is no cost to participate in the DLP program.

Program Overview

  • Workshop dates: June 11-12th 
  • Where: 201 Mission Street, San Francisco (subject to change) 
  • How: Interested students must apply by Friday, April 22, 2021 to be considered.


Students that meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  1. Current junior or senior in college
  2. A college graduate within the last three years, 2018-2020
  3. Are of African American, Latinx, Indigenous descent and/or people of color
  4. Primarily for students located in San Francisco and the Bay Area
  5. Open to all regardless of citizenship
  6. Must attend the entire two-day workshop
  7. Must submit the application by Friday, April 22, 2021

Apply today!

Deadline to apply:
April 22, 2021


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For program details and eligibility, please see below.

Program Components

Day One Overview

  • 8:30 a.m.: Registration & check-in
  • 9:00 a.m.: Welcome & meet-and-greet
  • 9:15 a.m.: Overview of the law school admissions process, facilitated by an admissions counselor
  • 10:00 a.m.: Attorney’s panel: Hear from renowned attorneys and judges that will share with students why they went to law school
  • 10:45 a.m.: Break
  • 11:00 a.m.: An actual LSAT exam will be administered and students will get a diagnostic score to gauge how much preparation they need
  • 1:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 2:45 p.m.: The LSAT Section of Logic Games will be reviewed followed by key tips, approaches and strategies
  • 3:45 p.m.: Student panel: Hear from current law students about their law school experience
  • 4:45 p.m.: Closing
  • 5:00 p.m.: Adjourn

Day Two Overview

  • 8:30 a.m.: Registration & check-in
  • 9:00 a.m.: Welcome & meet-and-greet
  • 9:30 a.m.: Learn how to write a compelling personal statement
  • 10:30 a.m.: Break
  • 11:00 a.m.: Overview the LSAT Section of Logical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension, followed by key tips, approaches and strategies
  • 12:00 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m.: Develop a strong and marketable resume
  • 2:00 p.m.: Hear from a law school professor on the law school environment, different types of law, and how law school grading works
  • 3:00 p.m.: Break
  • 3:15 p.m.: Meet DLP advisers
  • 3:30 p.m.: LSAC registration & LSAT prep course enrollment options
  • 4:00 p.m.: Closing guest panel: Hear from renowned attorneys and judges in the government and public sector
    5:00 p.m.: Adjourn

For questions about the program, email diversity@sfbar.org.