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Diversity & Inclusion 2018 Publisher’s Letter

While the celebration of our differences as humans continues to grow throughout society, we all know there are hurdles yet to be cleared. Missouri’s legal community is a microcosm of those efforts and challenges. The American Bar Association leads the ...

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Blake Strode- ArchCity Defenders

When you talk to Blake Strode about what he wants, you’ll learn that his ambitions are not for himself. His ambitions lie in transforming the justice system so that the services offered meet the needs required. It’s a tall order, ...

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Stinson Leonard Street

Lawyers are busy people. They have cases to try, briefs to file, contracts to review and clients to keep happy. They work long days, tracked in tenth-of-an-hour increments. How do you get them to care about diversity and inclusion — ...

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Reuben A. Shelton- Monsanto Company

Reuben Shelton chuckles a bit about his decision to become an attorney. “In my life I saw that the folks who made the most change in society were either lawyers or preachers,” he said. “I knew I probably wasn’t going ...

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Tamee V. Reese- AT&T

As the first member of her immediate family to graduate from college, Tamee V. Reese had her career planned out from the start. “I’ve always wanted to become a lawyer,” said Reese, now assistant vice president and senior legal counsel ...

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Kim Jones- Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris

For Kim Jones, becoming an attorney was the back-up plan. Working to further social justice was not. When she did not get into the master’s-degree program she initially wanted to complete, she changed course. It led her to a vocation ...

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