The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law
February 2011, vol. 21, no. 1
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In This Issue…
- Raja Krishnamoorthi’s Remarks at the Peoria County Bar Association’s Diversity Luncheon, September 2, 2010
Read a transcript of the address given at the Annual Diversity Luncheon.
- Interview of Sonni C. Williams, 2010 ISBA award recipient
Ms. Williams received the The Board of Governors Award in recognition for her exemplary service to the profession and the ISBA.
- “So You Want to Be an Attorney”: The REM Committee Cable TV program
The Rational and Ethnic Minorities and the Law Committee recently sponsored a cable TV program, "So You Want to Be an Attorney." View it at here.
- Letter from the Chair
A letter to colleagues from Committee Chair Amina Saeed.
- Key strategies for generating profitable new clients
Clients do business with, and refer business to, lawyers they know, like, and trust. By focusing marketing efforts on the strategies outlined in this article, women lawyers will become better known and liked by clients.
Housing Justice v. Housing Injustice: How Unfair Housing Practices Keep Segregation Intact- Part 1
January 25 - Online Course
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