Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James

“Increasing diversity in our profession is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do. The Kansas City legal community will realize its fullest potential only when the talents of all who practice law or aspire to a legal career, regardless of background, are welcomed.”

-Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James, KCMBA Past President and Chair of the Diversity Committee which founded the Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair.