Launch of FALANY
& LEGACY | NY's
Legal Advocate Mentorship Project (LAMP)
Lat (Above the Law)
FALANY and LEGACY | NY for the launch of the Legal Advocate Mentorship Project
(LAMP), featuring keynote remarks from David Lat, founder of the legal gossip
blog Above the Law! The launch will take place on Wednesday, December 17, at 7:00 p.m. at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
LLP (1540 Broadway, 22nd Floor).
LAMP seeks to expose college students and young
professionals to the diverse career options in law and policy through
mentorship and experiential learning. In particular, LAMP seeks to cultivate
the next generation of lawyers among Filipino Americans and Southeast Asian
Americans underrepresented in the legal profession.
The Launch Event will feature keynote remarks from David
Lat, the founder of "Above the Law.” David Lat is the founder and managing
editor of Above the Law.
His writing has also appeared in the New
York Times, the Wall
Street Journal, the Washington
Post, New York
magazine, and the New York
Observer. Prior to ATL, he launched Underneath Their
Robes, a blog about federal judges.
David has received several awards for his work on Above the
Law, including recognition as one of the American Lawyer’s Top 50 Big Law
Innovators of the Last 50 Years; one of the ABA Journal’s Legal Rebels, a group
of pioneers within the legal profession; and one of the Fastcase 50, "the fifty
most interesting, provocative, and courageous leaders in the world of law,
scholarship, and legal technology.” His first book, Supreme Ambitions: A Novel, will be published
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2014 AT THE FOLLOWING LINK:
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