Law Firm Ownership and Diversity in the Legal Profession

Via Bob Ambrogi’s Law Sites Blog, I learned of yet another Captain Obvious study on diversity at biglaw.  Spoiler alert (NOT): there’s been little progress or improvement over the past seven years.   Though the percentage of minority associates at large firms hovers around 26.4 percent – so slightly less than the 30 percent of…

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To Advance Diversity in Law Firms, Stop Bemoaning And Start Owning

Earlier this month, the ABA Commission on racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession released the ABA’s first ever Report ever on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. After presumably thousands of dollars and hours, the Report reached the unshocking and obvious conclusion that…big law is overwhelming white and male. Imagine that! Yes, known…

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Clubhouse for Lawyers: Something to Talk About

Ever since 2010 when Nicole Black and I published the book Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier, social media for lawyers in some ways has become a victim of its own success. What I mean is that once lawyers began to recognize that social media could help attract clients, they glommed on to it…

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The Lawyer Mom Owner Summit: Top Five Reasons on Why I Chose the Pandemic To Start Another Legal Conference and Why You Should Join

Back in March, when the coronavirus over took the country, shuttering courts and sending lawyers packing from their office to remote work, virtual conferences and webinars began popping up all over the place. In fact, you couldn’t spend a second on social media without being bombarded with a notification of a free webinar on COVID-19…

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