Edward Lehman becomes a vital part of Beijing Agricultural College’s new law school
January 25, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News2006-1-24 For the past several years, Lehman, Lee & Xu has built a close relationship with Beijing Agricultural College (BAC). Lehman, Lee & Xu continues to run several programs with the College, including an intern program, a scholarship program, an English training program, and others. New programs are now being considered to add to the relationship. As a result of the bond between the two institutions, the Beijing Agricultural College has decided to honor Edward Lehman with the honorary position of visiting professor.
The BAC interns coming to Lehman, Lee & Xu from the College have a chance to learn from the many diverse fields of practice at the firm and also contribute to the growth of the firm according to their levels of training. They are also often part of the scholarship program, so for their efforts they are aided in school and living costs. The English training program mainly consists of Lehman, Lee & Xu sending and paying for English speakers to teach English at the College. Lehman, Lee & Xu’s scholarship program also helps students who are not interns, but top students, from the BAC attend law school. In return, these law students are expected to meet English and computer standards.
But the culmination of the program will be Lehman Law School. Lehman, Lee & Xu is helping to set up a law school for BAC. Apart from the scholarship and internship programs, the firm is providing research money for law professors at BAC, is sending attorneys to lecture at the school, is helping to set up the law school’s website, and is assisting in finding a cooperating law school in the United States.
The relationship between Edward Lehman and the Beijing Agricultural College is a strong and mutually beneficial one that places a lot of hope and effort in China’s next generation of lawyers.