DRi is pleased to announce the placement of Sara Berman as AccessLex Institute’s Director of Academic Success and Bar Passage Programs.
Founded in 1983 as the Law School Assured Access Program with a mission to provide financial access for students admitted to law schools, today AccessLex Institute has broadened its mission to foster widespread access to quality law schools. AccessLex achieves this mission through research, policy analysis and advocacy, and direct services to students and schools. The heart of its efforts is the Center for Legal Education Excellence. Through the Center’s programs and services, AccessLex ensures students will be able to successfully apply, be admitted to, and complete their legal education programs. As the high-quality candidate pool for law programs becomes larger and larger, AccessLex is committed to ensuring that all motivated students from any background will have an equal opportunity to become a part of the next generation of legal professionals. A returning client, DRi recently has identified AccessLex’s next Executive Director of the Center for Legal Education Excellence and Director of Programs for Diversity. The Director of Academic Success and Bar Passage Programs would play a key role in ensuring that all students are prepared for law school and beyond.
Sara’s expertise in legal education and success programs made her an ideal match for AccessLex. She previously served as the Director of Critical Skills, Academic Support & Bar Passage at the Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University. Sara has been engaged in legal education and success programs for 19 years, and additionally served as a legal advocate for 8 years. Her extensive working knowledge of the legal field will provide students with valuable insights into their post-education career. Sara received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law and her B.A. from UC Santa Barbara.
We wish Sara much success in supporting and educating the future legal professionals of the country.