Diverse Lawyers Matter: Maine’s Legal Community Tackles Racism in the Profession
Mainebiz surveys local attorneys on the ongoing lack of diversity in the legal profession, how public opinion has changed in the last few years in confronting the issue, some of the reasons this problem persists, and what individuals and organizations are doing and can be doing to foster progress.
Preti Flaherty Boston-based director Shana Solomon, [said] not to be discouraged by the lack of diversity in the profession that she still notices after 15 years in practice. “The profession and the clients we serve need you,” she says. “Your pursuit of a career as a lawyer will be part of the movement that helps to bring diversity to the profession.”