Lawyers of Color released our first Hot List in 2013. Since then, it has been a tremendous joy to recognize junior- and mid-level attorneys who exemplify integrity, high achievement, leadership, and a passion for diversity. 

Nick Austin, our Young Lawyer of the Year and the recipient of our inaugural Phoenix Award, was among our first group of honorees. Lawyers of Color and Nick have grown up together. Judging by Nick’s stellar career, the legal profession is in capable hands. Lawyers of Color looks forward to celebrating their accomplishments in our second decade. Click to read.