Diversity Committee Report: Attorney Kimberly Wong Authors CAOC’s Forum Magazine Article
The plaintiff’s bar does not reflect the diversity of the community it serves. In her Forum magazine article “Diversity Committee Report,” Attorney Kimberly Wong discusses ways attorneys can help the plaintiff’s bar become more diverse.
Wong notes that in order for improvement, there needs to be a pipeline for diversity that starts with law schools. According to her, there are three critical items that impact a law student’s decision to pursue a career as a plaintiff’s attorney: exposure, opportunity and support.
“By increasing law students’ exposure to the nature, benefits and availability of plaintiff’s work as a potential career path, as well as providing greater opportunities and support to law students interested in the field, significant progress should be made towards our diversity goals,” wrote Wong.