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Jones, Gutierrez Nominated for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellowships

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Husch Blackwell Real Estate, Development, and Construction attorneys Denyse Jones and Leslie Gutierrez have been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) annual professional education and networking programs. Jones, an associate in the firm’s St. Louis office, will be a part of the LCLD’s 2017 Fellows Program. Gutierrez, a Milwaukee-based associate, will participate in the LCLD’s 2017 Pathfinder Program.

Founded in 2009, LCLD is comprised of more than 260 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are personally committed to creating a truly diverse legal profession. The LCLD Fellows program, which has trained more than a thousand mid-career attorneys since 2011, is a one-year program that involves relationship-building, in-person training, peer-group projects, and extensive contact with LCLD’s top leadership. The LCLD Pathfinder Program, now in its second year as a full-scale program, is an initiative that targets junior associates and the newest members of corporate law departments.

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