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CONTINUING THE DIVERSITY DISCUSSION In 2014, we created an infographic to show where our profession lies on the diversity spectrum. As a reminder that we still have work to do when it comes to diversifying our legal community, we’ve provided a portion of that infographic below. See the full infographic at www.sdcba.org/SDLdiversity.

GENDER

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

MALES

FEMALES

50.7%

49.3%

OF THE U.S. POPULATION

ATTORNEYS

PERCENTAGE OF THE U.S. POPULATION WHO SELF-IDENTIFY AS GAY, LESBIAN, BI-SEXUAL, OR TRANSGENDERED

2.3%

OF THE U.S. POPULATION

4.6%

ATTORNEYS 2.7%

66.6%

1.0% 4.6%

2.7%

5.4% 4.6%

4.2%

33.4%

ATTORNEYS SELF-IDENTIFYING 1.0% LESBIAN, BI-SEXUAL, 4.6% AS GAY, OR TRANSGENDERED

2.7%

1.0%

4.2%

5.4%

4.6% 60.6% 63.8%

4.6%

4.2%

3.6%

36.2% 7.7%

39.4%

6.7% 3.6%

5.4%

4.6%

1.7%

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Health Interview Survey, State Bar of California 2014 7.7% 6.7% 3.6% 7.7% Legal Employers Report, 2013 SDCBA ERDC Diversity Survey

6.7%

RACE & ETHNICITY

0.8% 6.1% ATTORNEY DEMOGRAPHICS

2.4% 0.8%

6.1%

2.4%

0.8%

6.1%

2.4%

85.7%

84.3%

80.3%

CAUCASIAN

AFRICAN AMERICAN

ASIAN

HISPANIC/LATINO

MIXED/OTHER

85.7%

84.3%

80.3% 85.7%

84.3%

80.3%

4.6%

2.7%

1.0% 4.6%

2.7%

4.6% 1.0%

2.7%

1.0%

4.6%

2.7%

1.0% 4.6%

2.7%

4.6% 1.0%

2.7%

1.0%

4.6%

4.2%

4.6% 5.4%

4.2%

4.6% 5.4%

4.2%

5.4%

4.6%

4.2%

4.6% 5.4%

4.2%

4.6% 5.4%

4.2%

5.4%

4.6% 3.6%

2.7% 7.7%

4.6% 1.0% 6.7% 3.6%

2.7% 7.7%

1.0% 3.6% 6.7%

7.7%

4.6% 6.7%

4.6% 3.6%

2.7% 7.7%

4.6% 1.0% 6.7% 3.6%

2.7% 7.7%

4.6%1.0% 3.6% 6.7%

2.7% 7.7%

1.0% 6.7%

4.6% 0.8%

4.2% 6.1%

4.6% 5.4% 2.4% 0.8%

4.2% 6.1%

5.4% 2.4% 0.8%

6.1%

4.6% 2.4%

4.6% 0.8%

4.2% 6.1%

4.6% 5.4% 2.4% 0.8%

4.2% 6.1%

4.6%5.4% 2.4% 0.8%

4.2% 6.1%

5.4% 2.4%

3.6% 85.7%

7.7% 84.3%

3.6% 6.7% 85.7% 80.3%

7.7% 84.3%

6.7% 85.7% 80.3%

84.3%

3.6% 80.3%

85.7%

3.6%

84.3%

7.7%

85.7% 80.3%

3.6% 6.7%

84.3%

7.7%

3.6%6.7%

0.8%

6.1%

2.4% 0.8%

6.1%

2.4%

0.8%

6.1%

2.4% 0.8%

6.1%

0.8%2.4%

85.7% 80.3%

7.7%

84.3%

1.0%

4.2%

5.4%

7.7%

6.7%

6.1%

2.4%

6.7%

80.3%

0.8%

6.1%

2.7%

2.4%

Sources: 2010 U.S. Census, State Bar of California 2014 Legal Employers Report, 2013 SDCBA Ethnic Relations & Diversity Committee (ERDC) Diversity Survey 85.7%

84.3%

85.7% 80.3%

84.3%

80.3%

85.7%

84.3%

85.7% 80.3%

84.3%

85.7% 80.3%

85.7%

84.3%

80.3%

84.3%

80.3%

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