A Diversity Self-Assessment Tool for Law Firms

Diversity is increasingly becoming a focal point in the hiring practices of law firms. While many firms have the best of intentions when it comes to fostering an inclusive working environment, it’s often hard to measure how the firm is progressing in relation to the benchmarks it has set in terms of diversity. Besides the obvious indicators, how do you know if you’re truly making progress on diversity?

To help firms answer this question , the American Minority Corporate Counsel Association offers an online Diversity Self-Assessment Tool for Law Firms. This easy-to-complete personal report card can be useful in evaluating your firm’s diversity strategy and identifying new ways to advance your diversity efforts. At the very least, it can spark an open dialogue among firm decision-makers about how best to chart a course towards diversity: