The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that prides itself on providing unique and state-of-the art products and services to improve the admission process for both law schools and applicants around the globe. According to the LSAC, there are more than 200 law schools in the United States, Canada, and Australia that are members of the Council. The LSAC was originally founded in 1947; today all law schools that are approved by the American Bar Association are members of the LSAC.
The Council is infamous for administering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT®), with approximately 150,000 tests being administered each year. The LSAC also provides additional essential services including processing academic credentials for an estimated 84,000 law school applicants each year, as well as providing essential software for admission offices and applicants, and conducting educational conferences for law school professionals. It also sponsors and publishes research, funds diversity and outreach grant programs, and publishes LSAT preparation books, among numerous other critical services.
Prospective law students from around the country are given an open invitation to meet with LSAC representatives of LSAC member law schools at one of the forums that are held in cities all over the United States each year. These forums create an environment where law school representatives and candidates can meet in person and participate in valuable workshops about essential admission topics.
The LSAC provides various workshops and publishes different materials in order to help prospective law students make the right decision about their education. For example, the forum workshops are offer first-hand, real-world advice from experts regarding the opportunities and challenges associated with getting into law school one such workshop is entitled: “What Do Lawyers Do?” This is the workshop that attorney Demetria Graves was recently involved in.
This particular workshop is comprised of a panel of attorneys that represented various practice areas where they informed the workshop participants about their particular profession. Panelists, including Demetria Graves described their career paths and offered information about the skills needed to effectively represent their clients. This panel was especially informative for those participants who don’t know practicing lawyers personally. Demetria Graves spoke on important topics associated with working in the field of divorce and family law, as this is her field of expertise.
Demetria L. Graves practices family law in Glendale, California. She handles all aspects of family law including divorce, paternity, child custody, support and visitation, and much more. Born and raised in Pasadena, California, Demetria received her undergraduate degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley, and her Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.
When attorney Graves is not helping families through their matrimonial and family law issues, she can be found focusing on her community. Attorney Graves has been recognized as Teacher of the Year by West Los Angeles College, she served as an On Air Commentator for Hollywood 411, Fox 11 News and TV Guide Network, and she received the Women in Business Award and Attorney of the Year in 2007. She is a proud member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Pasadena Bar Association, and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She was also included in the selection of Rising Stars℠ by Super Lawyers® magazine, which is an honor that not more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state attain. To contact attorney Graves, please call (818) 660-0683 or go online at http://www.losangeles-