I am heartbroken and outraged about the deaths of George Floyd and Rayshard Brooks, among other senseless acts of racial discrimination and police violence. To our black and brown members, we see you, we hear you and we support you.
“How did we get here?” This was the first question asked at “A Collective Check In,” LMA’s virtual town hall addressing the recent events of racial injustice across the United States. The short answer, according to Denise Robinson, founding principal of The Still Center, is it has “been a journey."
We are committed to sharing in our third quarter newsletter more perspectives on how law firms and legal marketers are or can influence change surrounding racial disparities, provide support and resources, and champion diversity and inclusion across communities and within the legal profession.
Summer has arrived and we are cautiously coming out of quarantine and balancing our new realities. Our firms are looking at lessons learned during our time working remotely and how to incorporate them in our work lives moving forward.
Unfortunately, it took a virus to force our law firms into the digital world. Yes, we have great websites and LinkedIn pages, and some of our savvy colleagues engage with epic Twitter content. So, the questions on everyone’s minds are: How do I weather the COVID-19 storm?