New York, New York and Dallas, Texas, July 6, 2020 -- Countless students intending to pursue a career in the legal field have been nerve-wrecked with the uncertainty that COVID-19 has brought. Students have expressed concerns as a reaction to the unstable job market and cancelled internships that are blurring the trajectory of their future. To alleviate the anxiety that these law students are experiencing, AltaClaro and Leg Up Legal are hosting a free 2-week Virtual Legal Career Boot Camp for incoming 1Ls, rising 2Ls, and incoming LLM students from July 13-24, 2020.
The event will feature over 70 attorneys, law school professors, judges, etc., that can shed light on how Covid-19 has impacted the practice of law. These legal professionals have volunteered their time to help incoming law students better understand the most pressing challenges facing our profession and have opportunities to network with legal professionals in spite of social distancing. The schedule is packed with informative career development sessions, networking opportunities, and virtual career panels, that aim to equip law students with the necessary tools for success. Law students can register for the event here: tinyurl.com/VLCBC.
This Boot Camp was created by Leg Up Legal and AltaClaro in recognition of how important it is to give back to the next generation of lawyers, especially during these unforeseeable times. Both companies were both founded by lawyers turned entrepreneurs who are passionate about ensuring that law students are prepared to lead the future of the legal profession.
About Leg Up Legal
Leg Up Legal is a social impact startup that provides a platform for prospective law students to build relationships with attorney mentors. It is the first nationwide pre-law mentoring program that allows students to explore various legal career paths, build career skills, and prepare for law school through a new and innovative approach. For more information, please visit https://www.leguplegal.com.
About AltaClaro, Inc.
AltaClaro, the leader in innovative experiential learning solutions for law and business, is located in New York, NY and San Francisco, CA. The company's unique educational platform leverages personalization, assessment tools, and contextual delivery of learning modules (short videos, interactive assessments, mock transactions, and online feedback sessions with experts) to help professionals gain the vital practical skills they need to become "practice-ready." For more information, please visit https://www.altaclaro.com.