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Lisa Young, Esq.

Senior Director of Academics and Product

Lisa Young is Senior Director of Academics and Product at Kaplan Bar Review. In this role, she oversees the creation of content, designs course curriculum, and manages faculty and product vision to ensure student success. She received her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law in 2000 and has been preparing students for the bar exam since 2001. 

Prior to working at Kaplan, Lisa created, directed, and taught in The Bar Studies Program at Seattle University School of Law where she integrated bar skills into the law school curriculum. She was a contributing editor to the Law School Academic Support Blog, the Executive Editor of The Learning Curve, the official publication of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Academic Support, and co-founder of the West Coast Consortium of Academic Support Professionals. She has presented at regional and national conferences on topics related to Academic Support and the Bar Exam.  Lisa was the 2014 and 2015 Program Chair of the Association of American Law Schools section on Academic Support. She also served as the Association of Academic Support Educators Advocacy Committee Chair.

Michael Power

Executive Director

Michael Power is the Executive Director and head of our institutional programs at Kaplan Bar Review.  Mike started his career in bar prep fifteen years ago at PMBR Multi-state Bar Review, before joining the Kaplan Bar Review family as the original Academic Director. He moved into managing institutional programs in 2011 and now oversees the implementation of Kaplan at law schools across the country. While a member of the academic product team at Kaplan Bar Review, he was responsible for creating our New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Colorado, North Carolina and UBE courses. 

A graduate of Boston College, he is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and still maintains an active teacher's license. Mike is an educator at heart as he also holds a degree in secondary education and taught History and Social Studies at both the middle and high school level for six years before and during his time as a law student.  

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