Free for NYSBA Members | Non-Member: $125
Best Practices for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Panelists will share best practices for creating inclusive workplace relationships and navigating the complexities of implicit bias, micro-aggressions, intersectionality and difficult conversations. These proactive strategies apply to legal practitioners in all sectors, public and private, in-house, and law firms.
Sponsored by the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, the Membership Committee's Subcommittee on Non-Resident Membership, the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Friday, September 21, 2018
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Lunch will be provided
Can't attend in-person? Click Here to pre-register for the Video Replay on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.
Howard University School of Law
2900 Van Ness Street, NW
Houston Hall, SB-Level, Classroom 3
Washington, D.C. 20008
1.5 MCLE Credits: 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias, 0.5 Areas of Professional Practice
Free for NYSBA Members | Non-Members: $125
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Registration
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Meet and Greet Luncheon (Free) | Pauline Murray Suite, Houston Hall, 1st Floor
2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. | Welcome and Introductions
2:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE Program
Jackie Cranford, Esq. | Cranford Advisory Services LLC | Biography
Dean Danielle Holley-Walker | Howard University School of Law | Biography
Jean Lee, Esq. | CEO/President, Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) | Biography
Eileen D. Millett Esq. | Phillips Nizer LLP | Biography
Grace E. Speights, Esq. | Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP | Biography
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact Patrick Boland, CLE Program Manager, Minika Udoko, JD, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist or Pat Wood, Associate Director, Attorney Engagement and Retention.