About

The Force of Lawyers Against Sexual Harassment ("FLASH")

is a task force of Illinois legal professionals united to study and make recommendations to and to combat the prevalence of sexism, sex-based discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual assault in the Illinois legal community through direct advocacy, policy implementation, education and peer support. 

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FLASH members recently published an article in the Illinois State Bar Association Journal.  Review it here.

Let us be enraged about acts of injustice,

but let us not be destoyed by them. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to:

  • collect, analyze, and maintain data and policies from legal professionals to establish the nature and extent of sexual harassment and discrimination in the legal workplace
     

  • provide a multi-variety of resources to those who may be experiencing or have experienced sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace
     

  • raise awareness and accountability on issues of sexual harassment and discrimination
     

  • provide recommendations on how to prevent sexism, sexism-based discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual assault
     

  • develop a code of conduct to be implemented among the Illinois bar associations and professional organizations
     

  • provide direct advocacy and support to the enactment of legislation and policy aimed at addressing sexism, sex-based discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual assault throughout the state of Illinois

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Our Vision

To create and foster a safe, respectful and intersectional professional environment for all Illinois legal professionals that adopts a zero-tolerance approach to sexism, sex-based discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual assault. 

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