Inclusiveness & Diversity

The CAMP mentoring curriculum helps mentors and mentees learn about how an inclusive and diverse legal profession will improve the practice of law for all lawyers, enhance the value and performance of the entire legal system, and create a better and stronger society. For readings on inclusiveness and diversity see the “Diversity Inclusiveness” section under the mentoring literature tab.

For comprehensive resources on inclusiveness and diversity visit the Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI) website at www.legalinclusiveness.org.

Additional Diversity and Inclusiveness Resources

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American Bar Foundation/NALP, “After the JD II,” NALP (2009)

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Bruck A & Canter A, “Supply, Demand, and the Changing Economics of Large Law Firms,” 60 Stan. L. Rev. 2087, April 2008

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CLI, “Inclusiveness Manual Excerpt – Mentor Programs and Sponsorship of Female and Diverse Attorneys,” Center for Legal Inclusiveness (2013)

CLI, “Introduction to CLI’s 2013 Inclusiveness Manual,” Center for Legal Inclusiveness (2013)

CLI, “New Research on Successful Tactics for Engaging White Men in Diversity and Inclusiveness Efforts,” Center for Legal Inclusiveness, (May 2013)

Cohen G & Steele C, “A Barrier of Mistrust: How Negative Stereotypes Affect Cross-Race Mentoring,” Achievement Seminars (2008)

Collins JD, “CLI Works to Remove Hidden Barriers to Retaining Diverse Attorneys,” 41 COLAW 23 (January 2012)

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Hewlett SA, “Invisible Lives: Celebrating and Leveraging Diversity in the Executive Suite,” Center for Work-Life Policy (November 2005)

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Joesten N, “Sponsorship Demystified: What it is, Why it Matters, and How to Grow it,” PDC Linkletter (2013)

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Lowry JH, “Crabs in a Barrel: The Importance of Minority Mentorship,” (2013)

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MacCrate R, “What Women Are Teaching A Male-Dominated Profession,” 57 Fordham L. Rev. 989, May 1989

Moore P, “Is Law-Firm Diversity Taking a Step Backwards in Colorado, as Some Would Say?” Denver Business Journal, June 2013

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Nalty K & Juarez A, “Diversity Really Does Matter,” NALP Bulletin (September 2012)

Nextions, “Written in Black and White,” Yellow Paper Series, 2014

Noonan MC & Corcoran ME, “The Mommy Track and Partnership: Temporary Delay or Dead End?,” 596 ANAMAPSS 130, November 2004

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Reeves AN, “Diversity in Practice: Integrate Political Incorrectness,” Chicago Lawyer, February 2013

Reeves AN, “Five Principles of Creating Diversity in Law Firms,” The Practical Lawyer, (October 2002)

Reeves AN, “The Next Level of Intelligence for Women’s Initiatives: Changing the Why to Achieve Impact,” DRI (February 2013)

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Sammataro JG, “Business and Brotherhood, Can they Coincide? A Search into Why Black Athletes Do Not Hire Black Agents,” 42 How. L.J. 535 (1999)

Scharf S, Liebenberg R, and Amalfe C, “Report of Eighth Annual NAWL National Survey on Retention and Promotion of Women in Law Firms,” NAWL Foundation, Februray 2014

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Wilder GZ, “Are Minority Women Lawyers Leaving their Jobs?,” AJD Monograph, NALP (2008)

Wilder GZ, “Race and Ethnicity in the Legal Profession,” AJD Monograph, NALP (2008)

Wilder GZ, “Women in the Profession,” AJD Monograph, NALP (2007)

Williams JC, “The Politics of Time in the Legal Profession,” 4 U. St. Thomas L.J. 379 (2007)

Wittenberg-Cox A, “How One Law Firm Maintains Gender Balance,” Harvard Business Review, http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/05/how-one-law-firm-maintains-gender-balance/, May 2014

Wu KJ, “Diversity is a Journey, Not a Destination,” 71 Tex. B.J. 142, February 2008

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