Remember Nia Gipson, who we profiled in our very first alumni success story? We're back with an update for you about this remarkable young woman!
Gipson, who plans to major in political science in the hope of being a lawyer or writer, was a Moot Court Finalist this past June at the Illinois State Bar Association's Illinois Law and Leadership Institute, a three-week pilot program designed to assist minority students in pursuing careers in the legal field. The program was held at John Marshall Law School in Chicago and, in 2012, will expand to include a downstate location in Carbondale, Ill. in addition to Chicago.
You can check out the full story about the Law and Leadership Institute in the Spring 2012 issue of Illinois Lawyer Now Quarterly, the newsletter of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Congratulations, Nia! We continued to be inspired by all you've accomplished--and look forward hearing about your achievements for many more years to come!