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California Bar Names Keker & Van Nest its 2013 Diversity Award Winner


The State Bar of California Diversity Awards were established by the Board of Governors to recognize outstanding efforts made by a bar association, law firm and an individual attorney in promoting diversity in the legal profession; in particular, to recognize efforts ensuring the full and equal opportunity of all persons for entry and advancement in California's legal profession.

Keker & Van Nest was chosen for the law firm category because of the firm's sustained, long-term efforts to encourage and increase diversity in the legal profession, as well as its success at creating an inclusive firm culture and increasing the hiring and retention of diverse lawyers.