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 accepts Washington University BLSA's 2020 Legal Employer Diversity Recognition Award at the annual Scholarship Banquet.
Ron Norwood and his wife, WashU Law Professor Kimberly Norwood, presented at the Athens Institute for Education and Research’s International Conference on Law.
Lewis Rice hosted a Black History Month Celebration and Networking Brunch with the Black Law Students Associations of SLU LAW and WashU Law at Bissinger’s.
Lewis Rice member Cathy Phillips (not pictured) hosted a Lewis Rice Women to Women dinner in her home with the meal prepared by Chef Mark Favazza of Favazza's on the Hill.
Ron Norwood hosted College Bound Program high school juniors as part of the College Bound Job Shadowing Program.
Bridget Hoy (right) and Jacqueline Graves (left) pose with Federal Magistrate Judge Willie Epps at the Washington University Black Law Students Association Annual Scholarship Dinner on March 3.
Lewis Rice attorneys, including long-time board member Ben Lipman, attended the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis' Centennial Gala.
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.
Bridget Hoy hosted LRW2W in her home, where the group met with local women business owners, including custom women's clothier Johnna Marie and shoe designer Claire Flowers.
Ron Norwood joins Dr. Dwaun Warmack and Dr. Dwayne Smith in accepting a national award for the Best Programs in STEM from HBCU Digest.
LRW2W members dined at member Cathy Phillips' house with Chef Mark Favazza of Favazza's on the Hill.
Ron Norwood is presented with a gift from MU BLSA member Habib Hassan as appreciation for Ron’s keynote address to the organization.
Ron Norwood presents on American Civil Procedure at the National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Ron Norwood received the NAACP Medgar Wiley Evers Legal Advocacy Award at its annual Freedom Fund Leadership Dinner on June 22, 2017.
Lewis Rice proudly sponsored the St. Louis Business Journal's Women's Conference in January 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.
The women of the Corporate Department gathered for dinner in the home of Lewis Rice member Lynn Hinrichs.
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.
Ron Norwood presents the 2016 Legal Legends Award to his mentor Larry Deskins.
Lewis Rice member Bridget Hoy attended the National Association of Women Lawyers annual conference and is an active member of 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.
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