Our Commitment

We show our commitment to promoting diversity & inclusion in the legal industry through the many organizations we support and events we attend throughout the year.

Ron Norwood and his wife, Kimberly, gave presentations at the National Chiao Tung University and the National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology in Taiwan.
Ron Norwood presents on American Civil Procedure at the National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Lewis Rice proudly sponsored the St. Louis Business Journal's Women's Conference in January 2017.
Ron Norwood received the NAACP Medgar Wiley Evers Legal Advocacy Award at its annual Freedom Fund Leadership Dinner on June 22, 2017.
Lewis Rice members Ron Norwood, John Hessel, Larry Deskins, and Larry Parres participated in the Judge Michael Calvin Memorial Golf Tournament, which Lewis Rice proudly sponsored.
Lewis Rice hosted Heartland St. Louis Black Chamber of Commerce (HSBCC) for a membership reception. Lewis Rice members Ron Norwood and Apollo Carey serve on the Board of HSBCC.
College Bound students aspiring to be the first or second generation college graduates tour the Firm, local courts, and local law schools with Lewis Rice member Ron Norwood.
The women of the Corporate Department gathered for dinner in the home of Lewis Rice member Lynn Hinrichs.
Ron Norwood presents the 2016 Legal Legends Award to his mentor Larry Deskins.
Lewis Rice attorneys celebrate diversity with the Missouri Asian American Bar Association at the 2016 Unity Dinner.
Ron Norwood is presented with a gift from MU BLSA member Habib Hassan as appreciation for Ron’s keynote address to the organization.
Washington University Black Law Students Association president (left) and Lewis Rice member Ron Norwood (right) congratulate a student (center) awarded a college scholarship towards which Lewis Rice contributed.
Lewis Rice member Bridget Hoy attended the National Association of Women Lawyers annual conference and is an active member of the organization.
Jay Ji, incoming associate Lauren Rouse, and Jerina Phillips participated in a Casino Night to Fundraise for Saint Louis University Black Law Students Association.
Lewis Rice member Ron Norwood supports College Bound by annually hosting high school students in a tour of local courts, local law schools, and the Firm.