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August 15 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, August 15, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish, and Happy Friday! This week’s Diversity Dish features an article highlighting the important role that diversity initiatives can have in helping to create opportunities for diverse attorneys, an opportunity to be involved in next year’s Diversity Summit and a personal note from Courtney. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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August 1 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, August 1, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and hello to August! This week’s Diversity Dish features the recently released Vault list of best law firms for diversity, an article on a great pipeline program and an opportunity to be involved in next year’s Diversity Summit. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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July 18 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, July 18, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week’s Diversity Dish features an update on the never ending Fisher case, an interesting study that shows that women and minority leaders are sometimes penalized for fostering diversity and an opportunity to be involved in next year’s Diversity Summit. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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July 11 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, July 11, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week’s Diversity Dish is short and sweet. We somehow missed this article from Vivia Chen on two law firms where women are thriving. It’s a short one, so make sure to read it in full. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.  

 


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June 27 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, June 27, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week’s Diversity Dish is short and sweet. We’re featuring an open letter from Debra L. Raskin, the President of the New York City Bar Association.  Read on for more details and Raskin’s thoughts on diversity within the profession! Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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June 20 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, June 20, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! After a brief hiatus, the Diversity Dish is back! Per usual, there is both good news and not so good news this week. In good news, New York law firms have made some progress with regards to diversity. In not so good news the gap between men and women at leadership levels continues to reach horrifying levels. Read on for more details! Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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May 30 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, May 30, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week there is quite a bit of (mostly negative) news on the diversity front – mainly stemming from The Diversity Scorecard in The American Lawyer. Today is also the LAST day to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chicago on June 6! You can complete your registration here. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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May 23 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, May 23, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week we are sharing a fun story out of North Carolina along with an update on how the LSAC has decided to deal with students who need more time on the LSAT due to a disability. As you move into the holiday weekend, don’t forget to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chicago on June 6! You can complete your registration here. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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May 16 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, May 16, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week the National Law Journal had a special section on diversity within the legal profession and we’re going to highlight a few of those stories. We encourage you to read the entire series, which you can find here. As you move into the weekend, don’t forget to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chicago on June 6! You can complete your registration here. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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May 9 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, May 9, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week we have two interesting news stories. First up, law schools in Michigan are coping with the reality of the Supreme Court’s recent decision. Next, a report on lagging billing rates for female lawyers. Make sure you read the article for this one! As you move into the weekend, don’t forget to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chicago on June 6! You can complete your registration here. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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May 2 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, May 2, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week we are sharing an interesting news story coming out of California. A new community college / law school partnership has been created by the State Bar in order to increase the diversity pipeline in California. Read on below for more information. Don’t forget to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chicago on June 6, if you haven’t already! Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.
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April 25 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, April 25, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week we are sharing two pieces of news. First, most of you have probably heard that Microsoft has just made a $250,000 contribution to LCLD. Next, we are sharing the results of a recent Nextions study on unconscious bias. Don’t forget to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chicago on June 6, if you haven’t already! Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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April 18 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, April 18, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! We are back from NALP’s Annual Education Conference in Seattle and hope you agree that it was a great conference. This week we have two interesting stories the first a tale of two bar associations and the second a look at women being subjected to office “housework.”  Don’t forget to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit in Chicago on June 6, if you haven’t already! Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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April 4 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, April 4, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week the news is short but very interesting. Professor and Associate Dean at American University Washington College of Law Tony Varona attacks the U.S. News and World Report law school rankings on the grounds that they hurt diversity within law schools. We encourage you to read the full text article – it’s a great piece. Next week the Diversity Dish will be on hold as we will be in Seattle with many of you at the NALP Annual Education Conference. Don’t forget to register for the NALP / ALFDP Diversity and Inclusion Summit! Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, Happy Friday and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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March 28 Diversity Dish
Posted by Courtney Dredden on Friday, March 28, 2014
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Welcome to this week’s Diversity Dish and Happy Friday! This week we have two very different but interesting stories. First, a call for the Senate take into account professional diversity in the judiciary. Next a call for more diversity within the profession by Constitutional Law expert Erwin Chemerinksy. Enjoy this week’s Diversity Dish, have a great weekend and if you aren’t already, follow us on Twitter @CourtneyDredden.


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