At LEJ, we prepare talented and entrepreneurial lawyers in Colorado to build innovative, socially conscious, and sustainable law practices serving low and middle-income legal consumers throughout the state. We believe in the power of entrepreneurial lawyers to make a difference as solo practitioners in the quest to ensure access to justice for all.
Are you a lawyer interested in obtaining the skills and resources necessary to transition to or launch an innovative and successful law practice? Are you interested in making a positive impact on your community as a social entrepreneur? LEJ offers access to training, mentoring, a network of like-minded individuals and subsidized resources to kick-start a legal practice targeted at the underserved middle market of potential clients.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so you do not need to wait until the deadline to submit your information.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit the following:
- Three professional references (legal and non-legal welcome)
- Copy of your law school transcript
- Bar number and a statement that you are currently in good standing
- Statement of interest of no more than three pages: (1) describing your vision for your practice (including practice areas and target markets) and your participation in LEJ and (2) describing a circumstance when you have demonstrated entrepreneurial initiative or another experience that demonstrates your ability to be a successful social entrepreneur.
You may email your application to LEJ Executive Director Laurie Gilbertson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please label all materials/attachments with the full applicant name, subject matter, and cohort to which you are applying (ex: Jane Doe Statement of Interest June 2021).
Applications for Cohorts are due by their dates listed above. Please contact Laurie Gilbertson at email@example.com if you are interested in applying for a cohort but have missed the deadline.