The Division's Dean Henry J. Ramsey, Jr. Diversity Award recognizes excellence in activities contributing to the achievement and advancement of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and LGBT legal professionals and students. Application deadline: April 1
ABA Annual Goal III Reports examine the participation of minorities, women, and persons with disabilities in the American Bar Association as members, speakers and leadership within all entities of the ABA. The findings of the Goal II Reports are based on surveys that ABA entities complete each year.
The ABA Commission on Disability Rights publishes a directory of bar information for applicants with disabilities (BIAD). The Directory provides information from state, territorial, and federal jurisdictions that grant licenses to practice law.
The American Bar Association offers an array of resources and guidance for law students interested in taking on the task of combating bias in law school, within the legal profession and in their communities.
The mission of every American lawyers should be to build public trust and confidence in the justice system — and in the legal profession — through partnerships with the public in justice reform. Discover how the ABA can help you get involved in improving the administration of justice in your area.
Law Students who are in recovery from alcoholism or drug dependency can communicate with other law students struggling with how to stay clean and sober through law school and related issues. The ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs maintains a listserv for recovering law students. If you are interested in joining this group online, contact Matthew Reel.