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Continuing The Work of Allyship

In this Q&A, Claire Zeise, Recruiting and Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Dorsey & Whitney, discusses her and her firm’s efforts to continue the work of allyship. You recently organized a meeting of ALFDP members to discuss allyship – what prompted that...

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Communicating With Empathy During Challenging Times

Communicating With Empathy During Challenging Times By: Joann Thach (Manager of Diversity, Inclusion, and CSR, Fenwick & West LLP)  Step 1: Take Care of Yourself: When you’re not in a mentally good place, it is even more difficult to effectively manage your team....

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Press release: COVID-19

Press release: COVID-19

ALFDP COVID-19 STATEMENT As the legal profession continues to adapt its business practices to meet the challenges posed by the current unprecedented global health crisis, firms and companies must remain steadfast in their commitment to diversity, equity, and...

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Professional Development & Training Committee Update

Professional Development & Training Committee Update

Please see below for a number of important updates from the ALFDP Professional Development & Training committee. We look forward to your continued engagement!   Please Save the Dates below for training calls at 2PM (EST).  Tuesday, March 31 – Creating and...

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Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) Leadership Summit 2020

Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) Leadership Summit 2020

ALFDP is proud to be a co-sponsor of the Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) Leadership Summit 2020: Pro Bono and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion which will be held on March 11, 2020 from 8:30am-2:00pm at Thomson Reuters in New York. Below you will find more...

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Press release: Election of the 2020 Board of Directors

Press release: Election of the 2020 Board of Directors

The Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals (ALFDP), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, announces the election of its 2020 Board of Directors. The Board is comprised of diversity, inclusion and...

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2020 ALFDP Annual Conference and Meeting (Virtual)

2020 ALFDP Annual Conference and Meeting (Virtual)

The Association of Law Firm Diversity Professionals invites you to participate in a request for proposals for the 2020 Annual Conference and meeting to be held on November 12-13, virtually. Don't miss the deadline for proposal submissions on Monday, September 14,...

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