Minority Bars Rally Resources for Judicial Diversity in Georgia

The list of governor appointments made in Georgia over the past decade shows that minorities outnumbered nearly five to one when choosing to sit in state courts.

This sparked a grassroots effort by the minority bar associations to strategically identify, maintain, and support a qualified pool of diverse lawyers looking for judges.

These groups often notice the lack of diversity among the candidates that the nomination committee submits to the governor for consideration. They are now becoming increasingly proactive to improve gender and racial diversity.

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