The 2016 All In! contributions campaign has come to a close, and we have $31,500 in contributions to build a foundation for the Fellows Alumni program to make a greater impact on all of our careers and on the legal profession itself. 

The Fellows Alumni Executive Committee has developed the following budget for utilizing these funds:

$7,500 is going toward the Sixth Annual LCLD Fellows Alumni Leadership Symposium (formerly known as the Alumni Conference).

$22,500 will be allocated to regional events, a decision that parallels LCLD's overall strategy in 2017 of encouraging more initiatives at the local level. There are 15 regions that will each receive a percentage of funds to use for alumni events, including networking, GC roundtables, outreach opportunities, and more. More information on regional events to come.

$1,500 will be held in a separate fund for unallocated needs associated with the 2017 All In! campaign. Any remaining funds will be carried over for use in 2018.

Thank you to all of the Fellows Alumni who have contributed to this effort to take the program to the next level! Additionally, congratulations to the classes of 2012 and 2014 for contributing the highest percentage of contributions! (See rankings below.)

Ranking Fellows Year  Number in Class Percentage of Classmates Contributed
#1 2012 136 36%
#1 2014 188 36%
#2 2013 168 30%
#3 2011 118 25%
#3 2015 208 25%
N/A All Classes 818 30%

Original Article Published January 13, 2016:

After months of careful deliberation, the Executive Council (EC) of the LCLD Fellows Alumni association is excited to announce the "All In!" Campaign, designed to build our Fellows Alumni organization through an annual contribution of $125.*

The initiative was formalized during our Fellows Alumni All-Hands call on November 4, 2015, when it was inspiring to hear more than 70 voices weigh in with a resounding, "I'm All In!”

That phrase—"All In"—is, in fact, the name we’ve given to our campaign for 100% participation from all classes of alumni. By making your modest contribution of $125, you’ll help to strengthen and expand the Fellows Alumni organization, enabling us to build an increasingly powerful platform for you and others to use as a springboard to greater success. 

We hope that you'll join us in supporting LCLD’s landmark Fellows Alumni program. To join us, just click the "CONTRIBUTE NOW" button above to access PayPal to make your contribution.

Those who contribute now will receive a commemorative pin with the campaign logo (pictured below) while supplies last—so make your contribution early. We hope that you'll wear your pin with pride at networking events and, of course, at the annual Fellows Alumni Conference. The campaign will end on June 30, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact Patrice Jean at or (212) 837-6264, or Zohra Tejani at

We're all in! Are you?

Patrice Jean, Chair
LCLD Fellows Alumni Contributions Communications Committee
Fellows Class of 2014

Zohra Tejani, Immediate Past Chair
LCLD Fellows Alumni Executive Council
Fellows Class of 2012

*Please note that:

  • There is a $4.04 convenience fee associated with using PayPal. If you prefer not to pay a convenience fee and pay by check, please email Courtney Nolde, Special Projects Manager at LCLD.
  • You don't need a PayPal account to use PayPal to make your contribution.  Look for the “Don’t have a PayPal Account?” message and follow the simple instructions.