On July 14, 2022, McGuireWoods’ Washington, D.C., office hosted the closing reception and ceremony for the 31 participants in the Washington, D.C., Summer Legal Institute, sponsored by Just the Beginning – A Pipeline Organization (JTB).
Washington, D.C., partner Brandi Howard and Richmond partner Jackie Stone serve on the board of JTB, a nonprofit organization founded by federal judges.
Over the past 30 years, JTB has offered pipeline programs aimed at inspiring young students and increasing diversity in the legal profession and judiciary. Each year, JTB presents the Summer Legal Institute, a multiday program designed to introduce high school students to the legal profession and expose them to careers in the legal field. Students work with judges, lawyers and law students, and participate in various workshops centered around the legal field.