The Mother Board

Time Out: Why DE&I Issues Continue to Plague the Legal Industry and Practical Steps We Can Take to Finally Create Change

March 25, 2021 Vivian Fisher, Whitney Greene, Melody Kiella, Juliana Neelbauer, and Taylor Poncz Season 1 Episode 6
The Mother Board
Time Out: Why DE&I Issues Continue to Plague the Legal Industry and Practical Steps We Can Take to Finally Create Change
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The Mother Board
Time Out: Why DE&I Issues Continue to Plague the Legal Industry and Practical Steps We Can Take to Finally Create Change
Mar 25, 2021 Season 1 Episode 6
Vivian Fisher, Whitney Greene, Melody Kiella, Juliana Neelbauer, and Taylor Poncz

Diversity, equity and inclusion is a hot topic in the legal profession -- it's the subject of seminars, studies, firm initiatives and basic human rights. But is all the work people are putting in to DE&I efforts really moving the needle? Listen to this week's episode of The Mother Board with special guest J.C. Roper, a constant DE&I advocate and partner at Drew Eckl & Farnham, as they talk about the current status of DE&I in the legal profession, and specifically, the results of the 2020 ABA Model Diversity Survey Report, what law firms should be doing to hire, retain, and promote diverse attorneys, and how clients can help ensure that law firms are taking action.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion is a hot topic in the legal profession -- it's the subject of seminars, studies, firm initiatives and basic human rights. But is all the work people are putting in to DE&I efforts really moving the needle? Listen to this week's episode of The Mother Board with special guest J.C. Roper, a constant DE&I advocate and partner at Drew Eckl & Farnham, as they talk about the current status of DE&I in the legal profession, and specifically, the results of the 2020 ABA Model Diversity Survey Report, what law firms should be doing to hire, retain, and promote diverse attorneys, and how clients can help ensure that law firms are taking action.