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The State Bar of Nevada is committed to addressing the issue of diversity through open dialogues on diversity, equity and inclusion. Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religious or ethical values system, national origin, and political beliefs.

Diversity Committee

The newly reestablished Committee's primary goal is to promote and encourage a more diverse state bar, with the goal of becoming a model for inclusion. The committee primarily deals with ethnic and cultural diversity, but one member's focus is disability law.

LGBTQ+ Section

Purpose: the purpose of the Section shall be to further the knowledge of the members of the Section in LGBT issues; to assist the State Bar of Nevada in the development of the legislative program of the State Bar of Nevada pertaining to LGBT issues relating to all areas of the law; to assist, when called upon by the Board of Governors in the formulation, administration and implementation of programs, forums, and other activities for the education of members of the State Bar, governmental entities, and the community at large in LGBT issues and laws related thereto; to encourage all members of the State Bar of Nevada who practice in areas of the law involving LGBT issues to participate in the Section; to act upon all matters germane to its purposes as so described or referred to it by the Board of Governors; and to make recommendations to the Board of Governors.

Local Bar Associations

Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association

The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (LVNBA) is an active affiliate of the National Bar Association, which was formally organized in 1925. The National Bar Association is the oldest and largest association of predominantly African-American lawyers, judges, law professors, and other legal professionals.

Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys

Welcome to the Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys. I hope you will join us as we encourage and support the success and influence of women in the legal community. We work toward these goals by offering networking opportunities, continuing education, and social events to raise money for law school scholarships. Come check us out by attending one of our monthly luncheons or other special events listed on our website.

Nevada Latino Bar Association

The purpose of the Latino Bar Association (LBA) is to serve the public interest by cultivating the science of jurisprudence, promoting reform in the law, facilitating the administration of justice, advancing the standing of Latinos in the legal profession, preserving the high standards of professionalism among Latino attorneys, and cooperating with other professional and community organizations in furthering the aforementioned purposes.

Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association

NNWLA's mission is to advance women in the legal profession, maintain the honor and integrity of the profession, promote and improve the administration of justice, and encourage a spirit of friendship and trust among our members.

South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas

Asian Bar Association of Nevada

The Asian Bar Association of Nevada (ABANV), founded in 2002, is the largest and premiere association of Asian attorneys in the state of Nevada.

We support the community, connect our members, and address issues facing the Asian legal field and the Asian community.

Filipino American Lawyers Association of Nevada

Nevada Jewish Bar Association

NJBA’s mission is to promote community, combat antisemitism, and perform tzedakah (pro bono)

South Asian Bar Association

Middle Eastern Lawyers Association

Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Equity, Clark County Bar Association

The mission of the CCBA Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Equity is to organize educational programs that facilitate constructive discussion and enhance understanding of diversity issues. The committee promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and the removal of barriers to success within the CCBA and the communities we serve. DICE’s objectives are to:

  • Increase cultural understanding (competence) within the profession
  • Encourage communication related to diversity and inclusion
  • Assist members to develop and improve diversity goals
  • Build and support a diversity pipeline to the legal profession
  • Promote a greater understanding of equity and inclusion