Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession 

The mission of the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession (The Commission) is to serve as a catalyst promoting diversity and inclusion within the legal profession and the ABA by facilitating the entry, participation and retention of diverse lawyers. The Commission achieves this by furthering the development of substantive programs and services in which diverse lawyers, law firms and law students will actively participate.

2019 ABA Spirit of Excellence Awards

Join us in Las Vegas, Nevada January 26th for the 2019 Spirit of Excellence Awards at the ABA Midyear Meeting.

ABA Model Diversity Survey (Date August 2, 2018)

The ABA House of Delegates passed Resolution 113 that urges all providers of legal services, particularly law firms, to expand and create opportunities at all levels of responsibility for diverse attorneys.

Join - the GC Pledge

Collaborative Bar Leadership Academy (Date June 24, 2018)

The CBLA marks the first substantive program resulting from a collaboration of the six sponsoring bar associations and lays the foundation for further collaborative efforts to foster diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

2018 - CBLA Miami

The Innovator

A newsletter of the ABA’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.