“Bankruptcy law tries to diversify”
July 12, 2021
Bankruptcy lawyer associations hope to tackle the lack of diversity in the practice by attracting new attorneys.
Both the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum recently launched initiatives to increase diversity in the field.
The Bankruptcy Forum’s President and Danning Gill Partner Zev Shechtman told the Daily Journal, “There’s a need to create a pipeline of diverse professionals in our industry.”
“One of our areas of centration is trying to educate and advocate for careers in our field, among young people, lawyers or people aspiring to be lawyers, but definitely law students who may overlook bankruptcy as a career option.”
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