Claire Joseph Receives RCBA Excellence in Diversity Award

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April 18, 2013

Briggs and Morgan, P.A. is pleased to announce Associate Claire Joseph was awarded the 2013 Excellence in Diversity Award by the Ramsey Country Bar Association (RCBA) for her work with Minnesotans United for All Families, the organization that worked to defeat the proposed constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples. Joseph continues to be an advocate for marriage equality through volunteering, fundraising for Minnesotans United and networking to educate others about marriage equality.

The Excellence in Diversity Award recognizes the efforts of those who encourage, support and promote diversity and equal opportunities for women, minorities and other members of historically under-represented groups in the community. Firm President Alan Maclin won this award in 2011 for his work with the Children’s Law Center, Advocates for Human Rights, Minnesota Women Lawyers, Volunteer Lawyers Network and his support of firm diversity efforts.

Joseph is a member of the Business Litigation Section and practices principally in the areas of food, beverage and agriculture; telecommunications; and banking and mortgage lending litigation. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota and her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she participated in National Moot Court and was a teaching assistant with the University of Minnesota Center for Writing. She received an LL.M., with distinction, in International and European Law from the Université Jean Moulin III in Lyon, France.