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
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.