Law Practice Division Diversity & Inclusion Resources
Programs from ABA Member Groups
Young Lawyers Division
Learn about programs, resources, guides, and awards for young lawyers.
General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division
GP Solo offers a Diversity Fellowship that aims to promote diversity within the Division and the ABA while providing leadership opportunities within the Division for historically underrepresented groups, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.
Business Law Section
Business Law's Diversity Clerkship initiative is a summer program that provides business law clerkship placements for nine qualified diverse first or second year law students.
Section of Litigation
Litigation's Diverse Leaders Academy (DLA) provides opportunities for lawyers in underrepresented groups such as racially/ethnically diverse lawyers, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender lawyers to participate in leadership roles within the Section of Litigation.
ABA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center
The ABA provides guidance, spearheads projects, and enhances collaboration and communication to eliminate bias and enhance diversity in our Association, legal profession, and justice system.
ABA Commission on Women in the Profession
The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession forges a new and better profession that ensures that women have equal opportunities for professional growth and advancement commensurate with their male counterparts.
ABA Commission on Disability Rights
The ABA Commission on Disability Rights promotes the ABA's commitment to justice and the rule of law for persons with mental, physical, and sensory disabilities and to promote their full and equal participation in the legal profession
ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice
The ABA Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice (COREJ) examines issues stemming from the intersection of race and ethnicity with the legal system.
ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
The ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity's mission is to promote full and equal participation in the legal profession by persons of differing sexual orientations and gender identities.
ABA Commission on Law & Aging
The ABA Commission on Law & Aging is a collaborative and interdisciplinary leader of the ABA's work to strengthen and secure the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life, and quality of care of aging persons.
Interested in getting involved? Find out about the Diverse Speakers Bureau, 21-Day Habit Building Challenges, Joint Exhibit Program, and other resources.