By Grace Austin Founded in 2010, The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) was created with the mission to develop initiatives to improve diversity in the legal field. The LCLD seeks to unite both corporate legal departments and individual firms to take action on a national level. “Our world is diverse. The organizations that participate… Read the full article
By Genilde Guerra & Robert Kravitz After months of closed-door negotiations, the Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight” has offered a summary of its proposal for Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Here is how the Senate bill would handle legalizing the roughly 12 million undocumented immigrants in the country, changing or establishing the programs under which future workers… Read the full article
The JOBS Act further solidifies the emphasis placed on small businesses by both Republicans and Democrats. In essence, the JOBS Act allows businesses to accept small contributions from individuals, what has come to be known as crowdfunding.
Law & Color: Colorado’s Center for Legal Inclusiveness Targets Attrition in Law and Poor Minority Representation
The legal profession has the least representation of racial and ethnic diversity than all professional careers. Diverse attorney attrition is another troublesome issue in the legal industry. To combat these trends in law, the Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI) is taking a focused approach on working to improve the retention and advancement of diverse attorneys by helping legal organizations create more inclusive workplaces.