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09 May 2024
May DEI – AAPI Heritage Month Interviews
Category: NALA News

May 2024 From discussing the individuals who have profoundly impacted their careers to sharing invaluable advice for those embarking on their legal and leadership journeys, our interviewees offer a wealth of wisdom and inspiration. Each respondent brings a unique perspective shaped by their cultural heritage, personal experiences, and professional expertise. Through their candid reflections and […]

April 2024 Welcome to our interview with Jeremy M. Evans, where we explore the evolving landscape of NCAA student-athlete compensation through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). At the heart of our DEI efforts lies a commitment to fairness, opportunity, and empowerment for all individuals, including student-athletes. Mr. Evans is an award-winning attorney […]

March 2024 Introduction  Women’s History Month prompts us to celebrate the remarkable women who have shaped the legal profession. From the influential legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the vital roles played by paralegals and other legal practitioners, this article honors the historical contributions of women in law. It also emphasizes the ongoing journey […]

By Terri Walters, CCP, CP February 2024 I had the wonderful opportunity to interview Tanganica J. Turner, an African American Associate Attorney in the prominent downtown Los Angeles law firm, Musick Peeler & Garrett LLP.1 Founded in 1954, the firm is historically known to offer legal services to a large and diverse clientele.2 With nearly […]

By Oyango A. Snell, Esq., CAE January 2024 For decades, colleges and universities in the United States have used race-conscious admissions policies to help achieve a diverse student population and enhance equity to correct historical discriminatory practices against women and people of color. Regents of Univ. of California v. Bakke (1978) serves as the foundation […]

By Laura Kelleher December 2023 In 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act was enacted, prohibiting discrimination in the workplace on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, or national origin. Three years later, the Johnson Administration enacted The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), expanding the criteria against which employers are […]