AccessLex Institute


A diversity initiative aimed at learning more about effective methods for increasing law school diversity by providing more than 1,200 aspiring lawyers with resources and guidance to pursue their goal of attending law school. Targets prospective law students from underrepresented racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

American Bar Association (ABA)

Diversity and Inclusion Center

The Center promotes collaboration, coordination, and communication to advance the ABA’s goal of eliminating bias and enhancing diversity and inclusion thourhought the ABA, legal profession, and justice system.

LSAC Diversity in Law School

Diversity in Law School

Access to justice is essential for a democratic society, and diversity in the legal profession increases the likelihood of access for people from an increasingly diverse population. Race or ethnicity, LGBTQ status, and disability are just some of the backgrounds that contribute to the diversity important in law school and the legal profession.

Diversity Events Calendar

Calendar of LSAC programming focused on diversity

PLUS Program

The PLUS Program is specifically aimed at rising undergraduate sophomores and juniors from minority groups who are underrepresented in the legal profession. However, anyone can apply.

Marshall-Motley Scholars Program

Named in honor of civil rights attorney and NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LTF) founder Thurgood Marshall and civil rights litigator Constance Baker Motley, the Marshall-Motley Scholars Program will support 50 aspiring civil rights lawyers over the next five years. Learn More

National Black Pre-Law Network

Provides information regarding the law school admissions process, the law school experience, the bar exam, and career options for those with law school aspirations and additional information of interest in particular to African Americans. Network's goal is to assist more African Americans in making informed decisions regarding law school to help them in becoming more competitive, educated and well-prepared law school applicants, law students, bar takers and attorneys. Learn More

Back to Top