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TCDIP News and Updates: 2020 Volume 1

  Volume I  February 25, 2020 Attorney Spotlight: Melissa Muro LaMere  When Melissa Muro LaMere was named a partner at Maslon LLP earlier this year, she became one of a small number of Latina partners at a mid to large sized law firm in the Twin Cities. For context, according to the 2019 NALP Report…keep reading

Melissa Muro LaMere: Finding Community and Your Authentic Self

By Caryn Boisen, TCDIP Board Co-Chair Growing up in Santa Ana, California, Melissa Muro LaMere never dreamed she would someday have the distinction of being one of a small handful of Hispanic women ever to be named a partner in one of Minnesota’s largest fifty law firms.  In fact, with her whole extended family living…keep reading

2020 1L Clerkship Program: Advice and Tips

The best advice is always from those who have been there, which is why we asked 2019 TCDIP 1L Clerk Jamison Whiting to share about his experience with the TCDIP 1L Rotation Clerkship Program. Jamison, currently a 2L at the University of California Irvine School of Law, spent the 2019 summer working at Faegre Baker…keep reading

2020 1L Clerkship Program: Tips and Advice for Law Students

Applications for the 2020 TCDIP 1L Rotation Clerkship Program are open! Former TCDIP 1L Clerk Stephanie Chen, now an associate at Lockridge Grindal Nauen, took the time to chat with TCDIP about how the TCDIP 1L Clerkship Program helped her career, what she loves about the Twin Cities, and more. TCDIP: Tell us about how…keep reading

Introducing: TCDIP Tables

Holidays are a time to come together and celebrate with community. We are happy to invite you to join members of TCDIP in their homes this Thanksgiving, November 28 through the TCDIP Tables initiative. We know that inclusion and meaningful relationships are an important part of creating a welcoming environment and a place that people…keep reading