Its 2020 and women of color continue to be underrepresented throughout the legal profession due to racism, classism, & sexism that continues to saturate the legal community.
Implicit bias, micro-aggressions, and more are all contributing factors that result in women of color feeling discouraged and pushed out of the legal profession.
Read more: https://www.abajournal.com/news/article/most-minority-female-lawyers-consider-leaving-law-aba-study-explains-why
As the fight for equal representation in the law is a passion of ours, we will be returning to this series throughout the continuation of this podcast.
In Episode 10, we launch this series while sitting with fellow Ven Johnson Law employees- attorney Ayanna Hatchett, attorney Denasia Neal, and paralegal Maria Reina. They share with us their journeys into law, spoke to some of their obstacles, and shared what they’ve found most supportive along the way.