NALP/Street Law Program
Willette Elder is a member of Bernstein Shur’s Business Law Practice Group. She coordinated the 2014 NALP/Street Law event for the firm along with the University of Maine School of Law. NALP/Street Law is a legal diversity pipeline program that connects law firms with diverse groups of high school students, with the goal of teaching them about the law all while supporting them in the pursuit of legal careers. Elder was interviewed by local media regarding the event and the firm’s participation for the third consecutive year.
Shana Cook Mueller
Click here to read Portland Press Herald “‘Street Law’ students consider legal careers.”
Click here for a photo gallery and click here to read Bangor Daily News “‘I thought they were scary people’: Portland program aims to increase youth interest, diversity in legal professions.”
Click here to read and click here to listen to MBPN “UME Law School Seeks to Close ‘Diversity Gap.'”