The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires law offices to make reasonable modifications to their policies, practices, and procedures to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities, unless doing so would create an undue burden or fundamentally alter the nature of the services provided. This includes ensuring that the facility is physically accessible to … [Read more...] about What does the Americans with Disabilities Act require of your office?
As a law office manager, it's essential that you create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all clients, including those with disabilities. It's important to understand that people with disabilities face unique challenges, and it's your responsibility to ensure that they feel comfortable and respected when interacting with your office. Here are some tips to help you … [Read more...] about Make your office welcoming and inclusive for clients with disabilities
The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) has released its 2017 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms based on the recent analyses of the 2017-2018 NALP Directory of Legal Employers (NDLE)—the annual compendium of legal employer data published by NALP. The report shows that women and Black/African-Americans made small gains in representation at major U.S. law firms in … [Read more...] about NALP releases their 2017 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms