Denver Litigation Partner Rhoades Named Chair of Center for Legal Inclusiveness Board

December 15, 2015 Firm News

Denver Litigation Partner Meshach Rhoades has just been named chair of the board for the Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI). 

CLI, which is based in Denver, describes itself as “the next frontier for diversity,” providing education and innovative tools, as well as comprehensive inclusiveness programs to help law firms and law departments take their diversity efforts to the next level. 

The organization leads a number of programs and initiatives nationwide, geared toward education, recruiting and retention, and even initiatives to help “fill the pipeline” with law students. 

The CLI board of directors is a diverse group comprised of general counsel, managing partners of law firms, federal judges, senior government attorneys, the law deans of Colorado's law schools, legal professionals, and representatives from diversity organizations and specialty bar groups. 

Meshach will serve a term of one year as chair. She has served in other capacities on the board since 2008, and for the past two years held the role of secretary.