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Christopher Pham Recognized for Commitment to Diversity
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News Release: May 02, 2013 

Minneapolis: -- The Hennepin County Bar Association’s (HCBA) Diversity Committee has recognized Christopher Pham, with Lindquist & Vennum, for the Diversity Award for an Individual. He will receive the award at the HCBA annual meeting on May 17.

Pham has been a very active member of his firm’s Diversity Committee, where he has actively led the firm’s sponsorship of the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers gala for the last two years and has actively supported the Minnesota Black Women Lawyers Network’s Leno O. Smith Luncheon. In addition, he has consistently taken on leadership roles with Twin Cities Diversity in Practice (TCDiP). He has shown his leadership in recruiting, training, and retaining young lawyers of color in local law firms and corporations through his role with the Young Lawyers Group of TCDiP. Pham is active in the wider community as well in ways that reach young people of color; he serves on the boards of Cookie Cart and Minnesota Girls Rock.

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