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Transcending Labels: Diversity in the Legal Profession

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Start Date:
Thursday, March 29, 2018
End Date:
Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Free Program and Reception for Law Students, Newly Admitted Attorneys and NYSBA Members


Transcending Labels: Diversity in the Legal Profession | Panel Discussion 

Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. | Reception to follow

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 
Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom | 55 Fifth Avenue | New York, NY

Panelists will explore and discuss issues relative to diversity which law students and new attorneys may face, or have already encountered, as they enter the legal profession. 

Topics include implicit bias, being “out” at work, creating a more diverse workplace and being the only minority.  Audience members will also be given an opportunity to pose questions to the panel. 

Please join Pathway to the Profession, Cardozo Law School, the Metropolitan Black Bar Association of New York City (MBBA), and the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (Le-GaL) for a reception following the program where you can speak with members of these organizations and diversity representatives from NYSBA Sections.   

Panelists:

Hon. Paul Feinman | New York State Court of Appeals

Paula Edgar, Esq. | President, Metropolitan Black Bar Association of New York City

Jill Pilgrim, Esq. | Founder, Pilgrim & Associates

Matt Fernandez Konigsberg, Esq. | Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II President


Sponsored by:
New York State Bar Association Pathway to the Profession
Metropolitan Black Bar Association of New York City (MBBA)
The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (Le-GaL)

NYSBA Sections:
Antitrust Law Section
Business Law Section
Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
Dispute Resolution Section
Family Law Section
International Section
Labor and Employment Law Section
Real Property Law Section
Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section
Young Lawyers Section

Special thanks to the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Dean Melanie Leslie, and Assistant Dean for Career Services Carey Bertolet Grand.

This is a free program for law students, newly admitted attorneys and NYSBA members.  Pre-registration is required. 


Renew your membership for 2018 | Learn more at www.nysba.org/renew

Address:
Cardozo Law School
55 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10003
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