Different perspectives help us achieve more
The State Bar of Arizona is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion. This value represents our commitment to ensuring that the legal profession and the justice system reflect the community it serves in all of its social, economic, and geographical diversity. We embrace diversity and inclusion because it enriches the quality and fabric of our organization and the legal profession.
The State Bar collaborates with specialty and partner legal organizations to enhance diversity within, and improvement of, the legal profession and the provision of legal services. The State Bar's diversity efforts include the administration of the Bar Leadership Institute and supporting the important work of these Bar committees:
- Council on Minorities and Women in the Law
- Council on Persons with Disabilities in the Legal Profession
- Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Social Justice Bias and Inclusion Task Force Report
On July 24, 2020 the State Bar of Arizona created a Task Force on Social Justice, Bias and Inclusion. The Task Force Report was approved by the Board of Governors on January 22, 2021. Full report is here.