We work diligently to attract qualified diverse candidates.
Our recruiting efforts emphasize diversity and community involvement, and our firm policies focus on retention and promotion for all qualified attorneys, paralegals and staff.
Thompson Coburn actively participates in a number of pipeline programs that promote careers in the legal profession to diverse students, including the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Street Law Program. The program gives St. Louis area high school students the opportunity to learn more about important legal issues and receive mentoring.
Other programs include:
Thompson Coburn actively supports the recruitment of diverse candidates, including participating in the first-ever job fair hosted by the St. Louis Public Library. The event allowed Thompson Coburn to showcase its commitment to providing a broad variety of employment opportunities to the St. Louis area.
Thompson Coburn takes a proactive approach to recruiting diverse attorneys. We consciously reach out to law student associations at schools across the country to cultivate personal relationships with diverse law students and build a pipeline of diverse recruits.
Current colleges and universities
Thompson Coburn supports national and local legal organizations that promote diversity within the legal profession. Our attorneys participate in, and/or the Firm financially supports, organizations such as:
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