As the market for associates grows and the demand for talented minority associates soars, Susani N.H. Dixon, of Denver’s Holland & Hart L.L.P., has a message for firms having trouble keeping minority lawyers: Don’t give up.

Even in these hypercompetitive times, there are ways to increase your chances of recruiting and keeping minority lawyers, she says. And she’s taking her message on the road. The director of diversity at her firm, Dixon is offering diversity consulting to clients and other law firms.