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Leg Up Legal Partners with The Playing Field Project Foundation

January 13, 2021

Leg Up Legal, a mentoring program and platform for prospective law students, and The Playing Field Project, a non-profit organization seeking to diversify the legal profession, are proud to announce a new partnership that will provide low-income BIPOC prospective law students with access to LSAT preparation, Admissions assistance, mentorship, and law school preparation.

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Leg Up Legal's Founder featured on The Female Quotient Webinar: Women of Color Leading the Way

November 16, 2020

Anjie Vichayanonda was invited to speak on a webinar for The Female Quotient alongside Deborah Martin Owens, Executive Director of Diversity & Inclusion for the NYC Bar Association, Deanna Kwong, Senior IP Litigation Counsel of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and  Melissa Hung, Lead Counsel for Airbnb. The discussion featured women across the legal industry who are making their mark while bringing new perspectives about what it means to work within the justice system. We discussed how we got here, career lessons learned, what’s been different for them as WOC, how to create a culture that supports women, and the vision we hold for the future.

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Anjie Vichayanonda featured on Women of Innovation Panel for Dallas Startup Week

September 2, 2020

Anjie Vichayanonda, founder and CEO of Leg Up Legal; Karen Jenkins, senior director, regional sales executive, Capital One; Kristy Alballero, co-founder and COO, IOOGO; and Marty McDonald, CEO of Boss Women Media weighed in during a virtual panel moderated by Tracey Altman, principal at Altman Consulting.

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Leg Up Legal's founder featured in Above the Law

OCTOBER 9, 2020 // 4:47 PM

BY: Renwei Chung

This week, I had the opportunity to catch up with Anjie Vichayanonda, Founder of Leg Up Legal, whose mission is to disrupt and revitalize the legal industry pipeline by providing meaningful mentorship to everyone...

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Check Out Our Webinar with ChangeLawyers: Networking for Introverts & Outsiders

August 5, 2020

We were proud to co-host this conversation with Carlos Aguilar and Chris Punongbayan from ChangeLawyers to teach young lawyers and law students how to develop lasting connections and tell your story with authenticity, intentionality, and heart.

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Check Out Our Webinar with MothersEsquire: Networking for Introverts in Law

JUNE 4, 2020 

Leg Up Legal was proud to co-host a webinar with MothersEsquire about Networking for Introverts in Law. You can watch the recording on our YouTube Channel!

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Leg Up Legal featured in D Magazine

JUNE 3, 2020 // 1:08PM

BY: Kathy Wise

Anjie Vichayanonda was an intellectual property lawyer for five years, most recently as an associate with the trademark practice group at Haynes and Boone. As a first-generation Asian-American, she found professional mentorships to be key to her success. So much so, that she decided to give up her law practice to make an app for that. Leg Up Legal seeks to partner practicing attorneys with prospective and current law students...

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