Home

Akerman Senterfitt Creates Florida’s First Minority Legal Pipeline Program
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Akerman SenterfittAkerman Senterfitt has announced a new partnership with the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Law School, one of Florida’s oldest historically black universities, to promote diversity in the legal profession.

The project is led by Joseph W. Hatchett, former Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and current Chair of the Appellate Practice Group and Diversity Committee at Akerman.

Fewer than 3% of lawyers throughout Florida are minorities. The program seeks to overcome this disparity by focusing on the entire spectrum of education, from kindergarten to law-school and bar admission, looking to encourage diverse candidates toward the legal profession.

  
What
Where


Judge Hatchett, a FAMU alumnus who received his JD from the Howard University School of Law, made history in 1975 when Governor Reuben Askew appointed him to the Supreme Court of Florida. He became the first African-American elected to the highest court in the state in 1976.

Akerman Senterfitt was founded in 1920, and has grown to become one of the largest law firms in the United States. In 2008, the National Law Journal ranked the firm as 92nd largest in the US by number of attorneys, and the second-largest Florida-based firm.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

RELEVANT JOBS

Senior Associate Attorney (Mass Torts)

USA-TX-Dallas

Senior Associate Attorney (Mass Torts)  Fears Nachawati Law firm is seeking a litigator with...

Apply now

Litigation Paralegal

USA-VA-Midlothian

The Powell Law Group is seeking a motivated, organized and experienced Litigation Paralega...

Apply now

Attorney at Law

USA-TX-Austin

A. Vega Rubio Law, LLC Our law firm is looking for a full-time or part-time attorney who is ready...

Apply now

Associate Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

We have an associate attorney position open, 1-5 years expirence. We practice primarily business, em...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a litigation associate attorne...

Apply Now

Corporate Transactional Partner

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a corporate transactional part...

Apply Now

Corporate Transactional Partner

USA-TX-Austin

Austin office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a corporate transactional partner w...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top