New data from the Minnesota Lawyer Registration Office indicates that lawyers of color are significantly underrepresented in Minnesota. The demographic data about Minnesota attorneys is being collected for the very first time. The report indicates that of the 25,229 lawyers in active practice in our state, nearly 80% self-identify as White/Caucasian. In this recent Minnesota Lawyer article, Halunen Law attorney, and Minnesota Asian Pacific Bar Association board President Ben Kwan provides his insight on the report’s findings and the impetus for change.
Read the full story: http://minnlawyer.com/2017/03/15/minnesota-lawyers-at-least-79-are-white/
At Halunen Law, Ben represents employees who have been treated illegally in the workplace. Clients and colleagues welcome his strong voice, patient listening skills, and creative legal mind. He’s a dynamic advocate for wrongfully terminated employees, those thrust into a whistleblower role, and those who have experienced discrimination. Learn more about Ben: http://www.halunenlaw.com/our-team/benjamin-r-kwan/