Gender Fairness

HBA Gender Fairness Committee logoThis committee examines issues related to gender fairness in the legal profession and develops programs that provide a forum for the discussion of issues related to gender fairness, including seminars and networking opportunities. The committee promotes awareness of these issues within the profession and encourages law firms and corporate legal departments to sign the “Gender Initiative Commitment Statement.”






Further resources for the Gender Fairness Implicit Bias Panel on November 28, 2018.

Read the HBA Gender Fairness Commitment Statement

Thank you to all the firms who have signed the 2018 Gender Fairness Commitment Statement as of February 24, 2020:

Firms listed with an asterisk (*) signed the statement before March 1, 2019.


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2019-2020 Co-Chairs:
Kristin Kruse Lotz, Daniels & Tredennick
Marissa Marquez, Legacy Community Health Montrose Clinic
Emery Richards, Blank Rome LLP

For more information on this committee, contact Tara Shockley at or (713) 759-1133.