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The Sarasota County Bar Association’s Council for Diversity & Inclusion recently hosted leaders from the Florida Bar’s Pipeline Committee, which is tasked with encouraging and promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the profession and justice system. The purpose of the visit was to showcase local efforts to increase cultural diversity within the legal profession by working to close the gaps in educational and professional outcomes for different racial and ethnic groups. Of particular interest to the visitors was the renowned Booker High School Law Academy, which offers classroom lectures, one-on-one mentoring for every student, and a full year of educational events and opportunities for the young participants.