Student Pipeline Programs

The Diversity Pipeline Initiatives Committee provides career exposure, professional development, and educational programs for NYC students from historically underrepresented groups interested in pursuing legal careers.

To read more about alumni of these programs, please visit the #OurHouseIsYourHome campaign.

If you are an alumni of one of our pipeline programs and would like to share your story, please use the following form:

To read more about our flagship programs, please click the links below:

High School
Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program

Thurgood Marshall Professional Development Series

Launching Your Career Seminar Series
LSAT/Law School Prep Conference

Law School
1L Diversity Fellowship

News & Highlights

City Bar/ASAFE Securities and Finance Law Seminar Series recognized by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) for the 2014 George B. Vashon Innovator Award

Post-Conference Report: Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders: Best Practices for Supporting Diverse Students During Law School and Into Employment (April 2014):

On March 15, employers, educators and diversity professionals met with pipeline representatives at the City Bar to discuss supporting diverse law students at our annual Best Practices for Building and Supporting the Pipeline. (More information)

The City Bar Diversity Pipeline Initiatives Committee released its Best Practices for Building and Supporting the Pipeline to the Legal Profession Post-conference Report (Download)

NYC Bar Office for Diversity Pipeline Initiatives and Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program, Inc. (PALS) announce inaugural Law Preview Diversity Scholarship Program for rising 1L students:

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