Modern Family Law proudly highlights Jandi Keum, an associate attorney in Colorado Springs, for her exceptional achievement in founding the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Section of the El Paso County Bar Association (EPCBA).
Jandi was recently interviewed by the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Colorado in which she explains how her journey to family law was fueled by a deep-rooted desire to improve access to justice for underserved communities, particularly Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individuals. Her dedication led her through diverse roles as a mediator, interpreter, and teacher before embarking on her career in family law.
In her role, Jandi finds profound fulfillment in not only meeting her clients’ legal needs but also making a meaningful impact on their lives. Her commitment to EDI values led her to establish the EDI Section, where she aims to bring inclusivity to the forefront.
During the interview, Jandi emphasized several factors that played a pivotal role in driving her career in family law and the formation of El Paso’s EDI, including:
» Compassion and Inclusivity: Driven by a desire to improve justice access, Jandi’s diverse background led her to family law.
» Heart of Her Work: Her role isn’t just about law; it’s about transforming lives, as exemplified in a recent client’s case.
» Pioneering EDI: Jandi founded the EDI Section at EPCBA, emphasizing inclusivity in the legal community.
» Creating Change: She aims to make EDI values central, with initiatives including CLE events.
We proudly celebrate Jandi Keum’s dedication to inclusivity and positive change in Colorado Springs’ legal community. Discover more about how Jandi Keum’s journey from a diverse background led her to make a profound impact in family law and found the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Section of the El Paso County Bar Association, by reading the full interview here.