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News Release: February 14, 2014

Minneapolis: -- The Hennepin County Bar Association’s Diversity Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Legal Employer and Individual Diversity Awards.  The HCBA and the Diversity Committee are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion within Hennepin County’s legal community and are pursuing that objective with increased energy and emphasis.  These awards are designed to recognize the substantial and long-term contributions of a legal employer, an attorney, and a non-attorney to the goals of diversity and inclusion, civil rights, civil liberties, or human rights in the legal profession within Hennepin County.  

For the first time this year, the HCBA will offer an individual award to non-attorneys.  Individuals who are associated with private firms, the government, academia, the judiciary, non-profit organizations and other aspects of the legal profession are eligible. 

These diversity awards, along with HCBA awards recognizing professionalism and a non-attorney’s contribution to access to justice, will be presented at the annual meeting of the association on May 20. 

All nominations are welcome.  Nomination forms and additional information are available from the HCBA by telephone (612-752-6600), by email (, or through the HCBA’s website

Nominations are due by April 1, 2014.


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