Diversity and Inclusion Workshop

Date:

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - Friday, July 13, 2012

Speaker(s):

William T. (Bill) Robinson, II, ABA president; Tom L. Mighell, chair ABA Law Practice Management Section; Hon. Bernice Donald, U.S. Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit; Sarah Redfield, prof of law, Univ of New Hampshire School of Law; Joseph K. West, pres & CEO, Minority Corporate Counsel Assn

Location:

The Drake Hotel
140 E. Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Fee:

member $299 nonmember $349

Time:

day one 8 am-6:30 pm, day two 8 am-12:45 pm

CLE Credits:

TBA

Topics:

 

This two-day workshop is designed for law firms of all sizes and geographic scope and will provide practical guidelines for helping to determine the effectiveness of a law firm’s diversity efforts. Participants will learn how diversity among attorneys can benefit a law practice; how to evaluate current diversity efforts or place new efforts into practice; and how the legal profession is doing its part to promote diversity and inclusion.

Topics include a discussion of implicit bias; the current state of affairs on diversity and inclusion in law firms; best practices for promoting LGBT diversity and inclusion in the profession; and an academy for leadership and inclusion.

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