June 20, 2020

Michigan

Diversity Portal

https://www.michbar.org/diversity/home

Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee

https://www.michbar.org/generalinfo/diversityinclusion

The Committee supports the diversity goals of the SBM Strategic Plan by: identifying strategies to promote a diverse and inclusive voice in all State Bar of Michigan work and communications; recommending practices, tools and strategies to advance diversity and inclusion at the SBM staff level, section and committee levels, and throughout the justice system; encouraging examination of the status of diversity and inclusion efforts of Michigan law firms, courts, and law schools; suggesting methods for celebrating successful diversity and inclusion efforts; identifying the need for any workgroups to support the jurisdiction of the committee; and identifying possible collaborations to support.

Sections

Elder Law and Disability Rights Section

https://connect.michbar.org/elderlaw/home

The Elder Law and Disability Rights Section of the State Bar of Michigan provides education, information and analysis about issues of concern through meetings, seminars, this site, public service programs, and publication of a newsletter. Membership in the Section is open to all members of the State Bar of Michigan.

Latin American Bar Activities Section

https://connect.michbar.org/latinamerican/home

The Latin American Bar Activities Section of the State Bar of Michigan provides education, information and analysis about issues of concern through meetings, seminars, this site, public service programs, and publication of a newsletter. Membership in the Section is open to all members of the State Bar of Michigan.

LGBTQA Section

https://connect.michbar.org/lgbtqa/home

The Section's mission is to review law, cases, regulations, and other legal matters that affect lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, questioning, and allies of this State and to promote the fair and just administration of those laws.

Equal Access Initiative, Michigan Bar Association

http://www.michbar.org/programs/equalaccess

This Initiative develops policies and programs for underserved populations, as well as groups with special needs or who face barriers to access, including persons with disabilities.

Michigan Pledge to Achieve Diversity and Inclusion in the Profession

http://www.michbar.org/diversity/pledge

This is a pledge to achieve diversity and inclusion in the education, hiring, retention, and promotion of Michigan's diverse attorneys and in their elevation to leadership positions within our organizations, the judiciary, and the profession.