In The News11.2020

Erick Russell Highlighted in Lawyer Monthly Magazine on Why Diversity is Important in the Legal Sector

Lawyer Monthly Magazine | November Edition

Erick A. Russell, who practices in the Government Finance department at Pullman & Comley, discusses diversity in the legal sector in the November issue of Lawyer Monthly Magazine. A lawyer, mentor to Black law students, and recently named to the American Bar Association's "On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyers" Aware program, Erick offers insights on challenges of building a diverse workforce in the legal sector, why they are still present, and what can be done.

"It starts with providing more equity in communities of colour and levelling the playing field with respect to education and experiential opportunities." Erick continues, "The legal profession should be a reflection of our larger society. It's our obligation to have as many voices, backgrounds, and perspectives as possible represented to best serve our clients and communities."

Read the full article here.

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