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Your Diversity Tool Kit

"Experience teaches. We are now leveraging the passion of the original Managing Partner's Diversity Initiative with superior knowledge about how to improve in the next five years, specifically, retention efforts and continued changes in firm culture."
- Columbus Managing Partners' Diversity Initiative

The following resources and information can help your firm or law school become more effective in building diversity. Please check back for regular updates.


Many of the signatory firms offer opportunities varying from cash awards, summer clerkships and employment in Columbus for diverse law students and attorneys. The information provided is an overview and for specific details, please contact the respective law firm. Click here for the overview. has compiled a list of scholarships available for minority college students. Click here to view the list.

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Open, Inclusive Columbus

"Columbus is a Midwest gem with great appeal for ambitious, energetic, talented young professionals. A career here includes a high quality of life and a great place to raise a family.What distinguishes Columbus from other cities located in America's heartland is that its law firm diversity measures are formalized in a five-year project known as the Managing Partner's Diversity Initiative."
- Columbus Managing Partners' Diversity Initiative

A diverse community of lawyers requires an open, diverse city. As the 15th largest city in the nation, Columbus is home to many colleges and universities, two law schools, two major league sports teams and a thriving arts community. Columbus is the capital of Ohio, as well as the county seat of Franklin County, and is the most populous city in Ohio. A growing Midwest city, Columbus has long been known as a great place to start a career and raise a family.

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