Black California Bar Exam Candidates Systematically Underperform Other Ethnic Groups
Striving to change this measure, the Langston Bar Association and Black Women Lawyers, present their free semi-annual seminar on June 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, May 28, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Los Angeles, CA – (May 28, 2021) Striving to change this measure, the John M. Langston Bar Association with Black Women Lawyers, presents their free semi-annual seminar, June 3 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. PST, to provide quality bar preparation advice for aspiring lawyers taking the most bar exam. difficile in the country, held online July 27.
âIt is Langston’s responsibility to lend a helping hand to those entering the profession,â said Nyanza Shaw, president of the John M. Langston Bar Association. “We know how difficult it was for all applicants to pass the California bar, but especially black applicants.” Results from California’s Bar consistently show that black applicants perform worse than other ethnic groups. In addition, a State Bar Study 2019 showed that the percentage of black lawyers licensed in California has remained virtually the same for over 30 years.
The two-part California Bar Preparation Seminar provides students with proven study tips and techniques to help them pass the bar exam. Live presenters include: Superior Court Judge Kelvin Filer, whose father Maxi Filer finally passed the bar on his 48th attempt. Judge Filer hosts a Success Clues panel where previous bar takers talk about what worked and what didn’t work for them as they passed the bar.
Other presenters are Dean Jay Frykberg on Inside Bar Stats, where he provides a detailed analysis of bar presentation and scoring, and Stevon Lewis, MFT, who will talk about maintaining good mental health while studying for the difficult examination. Other pre-recorded on-demand sessions will cover essays, performance test, multiple-choice questions and a digital workflow guide for study preparation. Please register for free on: www.langstonbar.org/barprepseminar.
Mark McLaughlin, JD
John M. Langston Bar Association
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