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Diversity
Friday, February 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Measure Your D&I Progress »
“A commitment to diversity and inclusion isn’t complete without a commitment to evaluating the success of your initiatives...
Friday, October 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Share with Your Members: 14 Ways to Talk About Diversity in Your Law Firm »
This  ABA Journal  article offers guidance on how to talk about diversity within law firms, saying, “Do not le...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Steal This Idea: Lunch with a Lawyer »
Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) attorney volunteers meet with their eighth grade mentees once a month throughout the school y...
Friday, September 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Board Diversity »
“Despite ongoing encouragement for nonprofit boards to embrace diversity,  BoardSource ’s  Leading with Inte...
Friday, June 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Steal This Idea: A Diversity Checklist for Law Firms »
The Contra Costa County Bar Association has created a diversity award and a related checklist of tasks for law firms to co...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why are "happy" women lawyers departing law practice? »
Why are "happy" women lawyers departing law practice? While women attorneys continue to depart the practice of law a...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawyers say they face persistent racial and gender bias at work »
Lawyers say they face persistent racial and gender bias at work An ABA study revealed that women and people of colo...
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women may earn $1 million less than men throughout a career »
Women may earn $1 million less than men throughout a career A  new study …found that by retirement age, a...
Thursday, August 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Experienced female lawyers leave the profession because of social constraints and disrespect »
Experienced female lawyers leave the profession because of social constraints and disrespect Women in law already f...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How The Florida Bar is confronting gender bias »
How The Florida Bar is confronting gender bias In her first day of work as a public defender, she walked in feeling c...
Friday, July 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Look for implicit bias at your own firm, ABA president tells lawyers »
Look for implicit bias at your own firm, ABA president tells lawyers The ABA’s longitudinal study revealed that despi...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overlooked no more: she followed a trail to Wyoming, then she blazed one »
Overlooked no more: she followed a trail to Wyoming, then she blazed one The Western territory made history in 1869 b...
Monday, March 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
After 130 years Harvard Law Review elects a black woman president »
After 130 years Harvard Law Review elects a black woman president It has been 27 years since the first black man, an o...
Friday, December 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The legal profession is diversifying. But not at the top. »
Minority lawyers now make up 16 percent of law firms -- a record high -- but remain scarce at the top… Read more at The...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bar report details lag in pay and partnerships for women, minorities »
The NYC Bar’s latest diversity benchmarking report showed sluggish progress alongside a few notable gains, including women...
Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why are there so few women SCOTUS advocates? »
New research shows women are significantly underrepresented in the elite ranks of advocates who argue before the court.&nb...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Female lawyers are interrupted more frequently than male lawyers »
Female attorneys arguing before the justices (SCOTUS) will be treated less deferentially than their male counterparts. Re...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where are all the Latino lawyers? Hispanics scarce in the legal profession »
Even though the U.S. Latino population continues to grow, Hispanics remain disproportionately under-represented in the leg...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ease up on California’s bar exam to achieve more diversity among lawyers »
California’s bar exam is notoriously difficult. Or, more to the point, it’s notoriously difficult to pass, which is not qu...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A judge wants a bigger role for female lawyers. So he made a rule. »
It is common for judges to publish guidance for lawyers who appear in their courtrooms on how to conduct themselves with r...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mistaken for the court reporter: Litigating as a woman »
Ask a woman in litigation if she’s ever been mistaken for a court reporter, and there’s a good chance she’ll say yes. Rea...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Courtroom study finds women lawyers eclipsed in complex cases »
...“The low percentage of women attorneys appearing in a speaking role in courts was found at every level and in every typ...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What’s keeping Asian-American lawyers from ascending the legal ranks? »
While the number of Asian-American lawyers and law students increased greatly in recent decades, there are still few Asian...
Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
After 130 years, Harvard Law Review elects a black woman president »
It has been 27 years since the first black man... Barack Obama, was elected president of the prestigious Harvard Law Revie...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Implicit bias in the workplace »
Although women attorneys have made major progress in recent decades, we continue to face unique challenges to success in t...
Wednesday, February 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women and minorities make slow progress in filling law firm ranks »
Women and minorities continued to make small, slow gains in their numbers at major American law firms last year... Read m...
Monday, November 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study shows leading New York law firms lag in including women and minorities »
Large New York City law firms…have made scant progress on including women and minorities in their ranks... Read more in T...
Monday, November 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New survey reveals a 44% pay divide for female and male law partners »
At big American law firms, there is a 44 percent difference in pay between female partners and their male colleagues... R...
Thursday, November 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New documentary movie sheds light on challenges women lawyers face »
The opening scene of the new documentary “Balancing the Scales” shows Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talking ab...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida trailing on diversity in the courtroom »
Florida is fortunate to be one of the most diverse states in the country, and that is a big reason why so many people choo...
Thursday, October 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transforming a dinosaur: How the legal field is embracing diversity »
When one thinks of the legal industry, diversity isn’t a word that usually comes to mind. Read more in The Huffington Pos...
Thursday, December 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diversity has become a Sisyphean task for law firms »
Women and blacks have made almost no headway in recent years in increasing their ranks at major United States law firms…...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
This is a real problem where diversity and inclusiveness is concerned »
Why women quit and how law firms can keep them. Two-thirds of female associates leave a new law firm job within five years...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
We tried everything and still, it’s not working »
Despite growing support for diversity and inclusion goals… New York City law firms continue to experience high rates of at...
Friday, October 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It seemed like a good idea »
For many years now law firms have adopted diversity programs, appointed diversity officers, created women's initiatives, a...

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