Growing up between Minneapolis and Cairo, Egypt, Ayah Helmy saw how different life could be depending on where someone lived.
Guled Ibrahim anticipates the day when members of Minnesota’s sizable Somali American community who seek legal assistance or advice can look across the desk at the attorney serving them and see someone from the same community.
In Garry Jenkins’ seven years as dean of the University of Minnesota Law School, the school has advanced from being number three to the number one law school in the state for percentage of students of color in the entering class.
When it comes to walking the walk about educating legal professionals on equity issues, family law attorney Jacquelyn Lutz is near the head of the class.
Dana Mitchell, a Twin Cities assistant county attorney, said she has been surrounded her whole life by strong, proactive role models, and she feels compelled to pay it forward by serving as a mentor to others.
What do you do if you want a professional organization that speaks to your needs and the needs of other attorneys like you? If you are Ann Motl, associate with Greenberg Traurig, LLP, you start your own.
As a Como Park High School student in St. Paul two decades ago, Bradley Pederson joined a mentoring program that eventually led to an internship at 3M.
When Sharon Roberg-Perez attended a recruiting event for diverse law students nearly 20 years ago, a certain law firm caught her attention.
Community-building is what Gregory Schwartz sees as a main function of the Korean American Bar Association of Minnesota (KA-BA-MN), for which he currently serves as president.
After a successful career as an academician in Texas, Michelle Miller began a second one by enrolling in law school in her mid-30s with the idea of becoming a civil rights litigator.
Minnesota Lawyer is pleased to recognize members of the legal community for their contributions to diversity in the practice of law in its sixth annual Diversity and Inclusion Awards.
Minnesota Lawyer is pleased to recognize members of the legal community for their contributions to diversity in the practice of law in its fifth annual Diversity and Inclusion Awards.
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