Published Monday, September 15, 2014
The good news with respect to law firms, especially larger law firms, is that direct and intentional barriers to success at law firms have been largely identified and corrected over the last couple of decades. However, the barriers caused by unconscious bias are still strongly entrenched within the legal profession. This statement is not meant to condemn law firms or the managing bodies of those firms because it is nearly impossible to exist as an individual or an organization composed of individuals without having some aspect of hidden or unconscious bias. However, any firm that wishes to address this issue can take steps to do so. more»
Published Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP is accepting applications for its 2015 Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship program. FaegreBD offers four Fellowships annually that provide professional experience and mentorship to second-year law students from populations historically underrepresented in the legal profession.
Fellowship awardees will each receive a 10-week summer more»
Published Tuesday, July 15, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (July 14, 2014) – Ballard Spahr Chief Diversity Officer Virginia G. Essandoh has been named a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, a nonprofit organization for legal professionals. She will be inducted at the 2014 Futures Conference and Annual Meeting in October.
Formed in 1994, the College of Law Practice Management honors more»
Published Wednesday, July 2, 2014
This announcement from Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP is intended to provide general information to clients and interested parties.
The Law Firm of Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP is proud to announce that its WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP LECTURE SERIES has won the Minority Corporate Counsel Association's 2014 George B. Vashon more»
Published Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Denver, Colorado – June 10, 2014—The Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI) is proud to announce it has recently added Jack Sperber to its board of directors.
Jack Sperber is a partner in the Denver office of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, and now sits on the firm’s management board. Sperber focuses his practice on eminent domain and real estate more»
Published Friday, May 2, 2014
Wednesday, April 30, 2014—Christine M. Arguello, a federal judge serving on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, has launched a new program to support high school seniors who are considering a career in the law and come from populations traditionally under-represented in Colorado’s legal community.
Published Thursday, May 1, 2014
Steven Harper believes compensation for partners at big law firms is too high, law firms’ clients are increasingly unhappy and law schools are charging too much and cranking out too many lawyers for too few jobs. Harper, a former litigator, last year published the book, “The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis,” which blasts everything more»
Published Thursday, March 20, 2014
Denver, Colorado – February 20, 2014—The Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI) is proud to announce it has recently added to its board of directors to include: Todd Fredrickson and “Skip” George W. Gray.
Todd Fredrickson is the regional managing partner in the Denver office of Fisher & Phillips and serves as Chair of the more»