📷 We had a great time taking photos with the board members and students in the Class of 2021 from WMU Cooley Law School and Stetson University College of Law! ⚖ Look out for profiles in the coming months.
Thanks to Ricky Roberts Photography for donating his services. 💗
We have released our 2020 Annual Report highlighting the achievements of all of our programs. Check it out!
The Board of Directors drafted a Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter and Recent Events including the death of George Floyd. Read it here.
Journey to Esquire is launching its first ever essay contest for middle school students at Ferrell and Franklin Middle Schools in Tampa, FL. See below for more details and click here for the contest rules.
Board members Joseline J. Hardrick, Esq. and Brielle F. Tucker, Esq.'s article "Mentoring Matters" published in the Hillsborough County Bar Association's Lawyer Magazine.
The St. Petersburg Bar Association's Paraclete Magazine ran an article on the Journey to Esquire: Scholarship & Leadership program featuring Tiffany Colon, Esq. and Forest Sutton.
All students who completed the pilot program and took the July 2019 Florida Bar exam passed! Congratulations to everyone who passed the July 2019 Florida Bar exam. This is one of many steps on the #journeytoesquire, next stop swearing in ceremony!
We have have a new name and logo to reflect our growing mission and impact. "Journey to Esquire: Scholarship & Leadership Program" captures the work we are doing with law students to move beyond diversity and inclusion and into training and developing diverse law students who will become lawyers who lead, mentor, and inspire. Look out for us on social media @JourneytoEsq and our new website www.journeytoesquire.com.
We're so excited to tell you all about the new class of students, and our new podcast and blog. Stay tuned!
DAP Founder Joseline Jean-Louis Hardrick honored with The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Diversity Award
In June 2019, at The Florida Bar Annual Convention, Joseline Jean-Louis Hardrick, received the Young Lawyers Division Diversity Award for her work with Diversity Access Pipeline. DAP extends its gratitude to the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division for its recognition and continued support!
DAP will have its first bar preparation seminar on March 9, 2019. The seminar will be led by Tishia Dunham, President of Agape Bar Preparation Services, Inc. and former Stetson College of Law professor. It will have numerous seats available to students attending Stetson University College of Law, WMU Cooley Law School-Tampa Bay campus and other Florida law schools who are interested in working in Tampa Bay upon graduation. Priority will be given to third year students and second time test takers. Stay tuned for more details!
Journey to Esquire® is dedicated to promoting diversity, creating access, and feeding the pipeline. DAP scholars and Friends of DAP post here.